Unwrap a new debut author this Easter! | Emily Gunnis exclusive Q&A
Emily Gunnis previously worked in TV drama and lives in Brighton with her young family. She is one of the four daughters of Sunday Times bestselling author Penny Vincenzi. The Girl in the Letter is her debut novel. When you’re on the hunt for a new read, how do you go about discovering one? I […]Read More
Virago to publish R. O. Kwon’s gripping debut, The Incendiaries
On 6th September 2018, Virago publish The Incendiaries, a powerful, darkly glittering debut novel about violence, love, faith, and loss by R. O. Kwon, in hardback. The ebook edition will be available early in July so add it to your summer reading wish list and watch this space for early proofs, extracts and more. To read […]Read More
Quick-fire Q&A with Victoria Walters
Bookseller-turned-author, Victoria Walters’ debut novel THE SECOND LOVE OF MY LIFE, is set to warm hearts everywhere this spring. We grabbed Victoria for one of our Q&As to see what makes her tick. The book I’ve read the most times . . . Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen The first album I ever bought […]Read More
Sarah Duguid’s Favourite Portrayals of Sisterhood – Part 1.
To launch Sisterhood Week on Bookends, inspired by Sarah Duguid’s debut LOOK AT ME, which sees protagonist Lizzy’s world unravel when she discovers she has a secret half-sister, Sarah herself has written us a list of her favourite portrayals of sisterhood across books and film. Check back for Part 2 of this list later this […]Read More
Books on my bedside table by Sarah Duguid
The 4th Revolution: How The Infosphere is Reshaping Human Reality – Luciano Floridi I’ve just started reading The 4Th Revolution: How the Infosphere is Reshaping Human Reality and am currently reading a chapter on the way the internet can shape our sense of self. I’m interested by performance, the way people reveal and conceal themselves, and […]Read More
Cover Reveal: The Promise of the Child
Tom Toner’s wonderful SF debut The Promise of the Child is coming in November so we thought it was high time we showed you the cover and gave you a chance to win a proof. But we also wanted to share with you the fantastic early word Tom’s book has been getting from his fellow […]Read More
Happy Publication Day to BARRICADE!
We had a hugely successful launch for Jon Wallace’s debut, Barricade, last night at Forbidden Planet. Kicking off at 6pm with a small crowd of people already waiting the signing went through to after seven with a steady stream of people. Forbidden Planet had ordered 100 copies of the TPB and sold out on the […]Read More
GOLLANCZ CRASHES HEAVEN WITH SPECTACULAR DEBUT SF NOVEL
Gollancz, an imprint of The Orion Publishing Group, has bought world rights to a remarkable SF debut. Written by an assured new UK author, Crashing Heaven echoes classic SF and brings a cutting edge digital twist. Simon Spanton, Gollancz Associate Publisher, bought rights for two books from London author Al Robertson in a major pre-empt […]Read More
Gollancz acquires trilogy from teenage author
Gollancz has acquired a trilogy written by a 17-year-old girl, which will “appeal to both adults and teenagers”. The first book in the series, The Seventh Miss Hatfield will be the debut novel from Anna Caltabiano. Editor Marcus Gipps at Gollancz pre-empted world rights, excluding North America, from Maggie Hanbury at The Hanbury Agency. Gipps […]Read More
Cover Reveal: Path of Anger
Gollancz is thrilled to be able to reveal the cover for one of the most exciting debuts of 2013!
We love this artwork from the exceptional Larry Rostant, and this cover was put together for us by the talented Nick May!
The Path of Anger is one of the most hotly anticipated fantasy debuts this year – not only for us, either! This book is going to be a real international event, with simultaneous publication planned with Bragelonne in France , Heyne in Germany, Planeta in Spain and Mynx in Holland. It’s going to be amazing. But don’t just take our word for it (or our gif!) here’s a little teaser for the book is actually about:
An Empire has been overthrown. An Emperor has been murdered. A Republic has risen from the ashes . . . but the old grudges still remain.
Now an assassin has begun to strike, systematically, from the shadows.
There will be blood.
There will be death.
This is the path of anger . . .
We can’t wait to share this novel with you. We know that November is a long way off, but we’ll be sharing more extracts, teasers and competitions to win early copies as we countdown!
Let us know what you think of the cover in the comments.Read More
Gollancz Acquires The Relic Guild
Gollancz, the Science-Fiction and Fantasy imprint of Orion, are proud to announce the acquisition of THE RELIC GUILD, the beginning of an epic new fantasy series from debut author Edward Cox. Marcus Gipps, Editor at Gollancz, bought World all language rights from John Berlyne of Zeno Agency. It was said the Labyrinth had once been […]Read More
Throne of the Crescent Moon: Chapter 3
Our third extract from Throne of the Crescent Moon, a great new debut from Saladin Ahmed released tomorrow. THREE Men and women packed the stone Mainway and the sidestreets, inching along and shouting in competition for the few sedan chairs and mule rides available. From what Adoulla could see, those on foot were actually moving faster. […]Read More