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Dark Fantasy

Designing the cover for Children of Thorns, Children of Water

We are thrilled to welcome Aliette De Bodard back to the Gollancz blog for a special guest post. Aliette discusses the process of designing the cover for her novella Children of Thorns, Children of Water. a prequel to The House of Binding Thorns. Read on to see the stunning cover and find out how you […]

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Welcome to Midnight, Texas

It’s finally here! The first trailer for NBC’s Midnight, Texas series, based on Charlaine Harris’ incredible bestselling trilogy. From Charlaine Harris, the bestselling author who created Sookie Stackhouse, the world of Bon Temps, Louisiana, comes a new, darker world – populated by more strangers than friends. But then, that’s how the locals prefer it. Prepare […]

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Start Reading Chloe Neill’s Midnight Marked

We are very happy to share with you an extract from Chloe Neill’s upcoming Midnight Marked, out in bookshops and online on the 3rd March 2016. Return to Merit and Ethan’s Chicago for an enthralling adventure. A vampire’s grudges don’t stay dead long . . . Merit is one of Chicago’s most skilled vampire warriors; […]

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5 Reasons to read (or reread) The Falconer

We are delighted to welcome Daphne of Winged Reviews to the blog for the first of our The Falconer Readalong posts. In today’s blog post Daphne gives you 5 reasons why you should be reading (or re-reading) The Falconer right now.  5 Reasons to read (or reread) The Falconer: Victorian Edinburgh – It is the […]

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Blending Fantasy and Mystery: A Guest Post by Charlaine Harris

We are delighted to welcome Charlaine Harris back to the Gollancz Blog to tell us all about her new series set in Midnight, Texas. The Midnight series blends Fantasy and Mystery in Charlaine’s trademark way. But you don’t need to take our word for it, here’s Charlaine to tell you more about the series and […]

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Cover Reveal: Day Shift

We’re thrilled to share the cover for Charlaine Harris’ superb new mystery Day Shift. Set in the tiny Texas town of Midnight, everything seems peaceful enough – until Manfred Bernado gets himself swept up in a deadly investigation, bringing police, lawyers and journalists to Midnight at the worst possible moment . . . Day Shift […]

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Read the first chapter of Dark Debt!

Dark Debt, the eagerly awaited next instalment in Chloe Neill’s fantastic Chicagoland Vampire series, is out in March, and we’re very happy to be able to share the opening chapter with you today. The chapter originally ran on Chloe Neill’s website and you can read that post here.  A vampire never gets old. But neither […]

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Related Categories: Chloe Neill, Dark Fantasy

Announcing Charlaine Harris' UK Tour!

Feeling down in the dumps now that the excitement of Loncon3 is officially over? Well, don’t be. There’s much more to look forward to in the next fortnight… The queen of dark fantasy herself, Ms. Charlaine Harris, will be landing in London on the 30th of August 2014. Charlaine Harris will be embarking on a […]

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Why you should all be reading Outlander

Calling all Outlander fans, we’ve got a special guest post from our sister imprint, Orion. If you’re a fan of the series you know that the next installment Written in my own Heart’s Blood is due out on the 10th June. Not sure what  Outlander is about? We’ve got a blog post from non-fiction editor, […]

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Related Categories: Competition, Dark Fantasy, Fantasy, Fiction

Announcing the Midnight Crossroad Blog Tour

Gollancz and the UK’s leading book blogs are counting the hours until the publication of the very first book of Charlaine Harris’s hugely anticipated new series, Midnight Crossroad! From 1pm until midnight tomorrow – Wednesday 7th May – twelve sites will publish original interviews with Charlaine Harris, covering an array of subjects from missing Sookie […]

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Meet the characters of Midnight Crossroad: Fiji

Welcome back to Midnight! As we continue our countdown to publication we’ve got to very special things to share with you. First, we’ve got some insight into our next Midnight local, Fiji. Fjij runs the local new-age shop. Loveable Fiji runs the new age magic store and is just a bit hopeless. Her hair is […]

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Meet the characters of Midnight Crossroad: Manfred Bernardo

Welcome back! We hope you all had fantastic long weekend. This week we’re kicking our week off with yet another trip to Midnight. But first, here’s a look at what bloggers are saying: ‘A gently paced mystery with a supernatural slant, populated by endearing, varied and well-constructed characters….Definitely recommend’ – Civilian Reader ‘I was blown […]

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Related Categories: Charlaine Harris, Dark Fantasy

Welcome back to Midnight . . .

We’re heading back to Midnight today with a sneaky peek at the brand new series from Charlaine Harris herself. In a town where people to go to hide from their past what happens when the past catches up to you? Are you ready for Midnight Crossroad? Intrigued? You can read the first two chapters here. […]

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Welcome to Midnight . . .

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Midnight is the kind of town people go to when they want to escape the world. It’s a place populated by strangers, not friends. And that’s exactly how the locals prefer it.

From Charlaine Harris, the internationally bestselling author who created Sookie Stackhouse, comes a brand new series filled with murder, mystery and some familiar faces.  Every Monday we’ll be lifting the veil a little on the town of Midnight and sharing sneak peeks at the characters, exclusive extracts and giving you a chance to win an early reading copy. Are you ready for Midnight? Because we have the first two chapters for you this week. 

Stop at the one traffic light in town, and everything looks normal. Stay awhile, and learn the truth . . .

Chapter One

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Related Categories: Charlaine Harris, Dark Fantasy, Extract, Fantasy

Exclusive Cover Reveal: Midnight Crossroad by Charlaine Harris

Today is the day! We are so delighted to unveil the cover for the first title in a brand new series by Charlaine Harris.

 

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Perfect for fans of any of Charlaine Harris’ superb series to date, this is a sharper, darker mystery than any we’ve seen so far, and it’s packed with characters who are familiar, and some who are new.

There’s a lot to look forward to, so just remember: everything starts at Midnight . . .

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