The Gollancz Festival eBook Sale!
To celebrate the Gollancz Festival we’ve slashed our prices on over forty ebooks for one weekend only! That’s right, you’ve got one weekend to take advantage of this incredible offer! Don’t miss your chance to add some of the universe’s very finest SF and Fantasy to your ebook library for just 99p. Pick up stunning […]Read More
Announcing The Last Hero eBook!
Following on from our publication of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Colouring Book and the Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Collector’s Edition 2017 Calendar, we have more good news for fans of fantasy’s greatest flat earth: Announcing the illustrated eBook edition of Terry Pratchett & Paul Kidby‘s The Last Hero! For those of you unfamiliar with this glorious […]Read More
Gollancz reveals extensive new publishing plans for Ursula K. Le Guin
We are thrilled to announce a far-reaching new publishing project for Ursula K. Le Guin. We have acquired UK and Commonwealth Rights to five significant novels, two short story collections, a volume of selected non-fiction, as well as eBook rights to twelve widely-acclaimed novels including A Wizard of Earthsea and The Dispossessed amongst others. Our […]Read More
A Guest Post from Tom Abba on The King in Yellow
Gollancz is delighted to welcome guest blogger, Tom Abba to the blog. Tom Abba is a specialist in narrative theory and practice, working within interactive media, and across film and television. Today, Tom shares some insight into The King in Yellow, HBO’s True Detective, digital books and beyond. You can find out more about Tom on his website.
Okay, so here’s the thing. The King in Yellow is either the thematic backbone of HBO’s True Detective,or it’s an incidental device being utilised by the hipster crowd to draw in the weird fiction mob and convince them that this series is worth sticking with. Time will tell which of these is true, but in the words of a noted writer of my acquaintance (hi Nick), rest assured, there is a Dog. It might not be the dog you expected, but it is there and it is barking.Read More
Don't miss out on our February Digital Deals!
If, like us, you can’t quite believe that tomorrow is March (it is!) we thought we’d take this chance to remind you of our February Digital Deals. This weekend only you can purchase six fantastic books at bargain prices. From epic fantasy, to incredible action, adventure and outstanding YA crossover novels we’ve got something for […]Read More
Entice author Phillippa Ashley tells us why she loves ebooks
Phillippa Ashley’s brand new contemporary romance, Miranda’s Mount, is available in ebook from Entice now.Here she tells us exactly what it is that she loves about ebooks . . . When I first began writing romance – actually, not so very long ago – the ebook was a rare and exotic beast. My first few […]Read More
Tobsha Learner comes to Entice
We’re delighted to announce that bestselling author of erotic fiction, Tobsha Learner, will be published by Piatkus Entice in July. Intelligent, funny, sensuous and sexy, Tobsha’s writing is erotica for the thinking woman. She has been described by The Times as ”that rare beast: a wordsmith who can spin a yarn’, but don’t just take our […]Read More
The shock of Erotica?
As part of first month of Erotica titles on Entice, author Susan Swann explains how falling into the genre was something of an accident . . . I discovered my talent for writing erotic novels by accident. While trying to write romantic fiction (four unfinished novels) which I thought might be an easy way to […]Read More
Erotica: The ultimate taboo?
Entice Editor Donna Condon takes a look at the Fifty Shades of Grey phenomenon and the rise of erotica in our everyday lives . . . It’s incredibly interesting to see how the Fifty Shades trilogy has thrust erotica into the mainstream, and how it’s breaking down the taboos that have surrounded this kind of fiction for […]Read More
Would I Lie to You? Francesca Clementis on finding the first seed of a story
Finding a subject for a novel is the easiest thing in the world (writing 120,000 words takes a bit more effort, but that’s another story – literally!). Find something vaguely interesting that has happened to you, to a friend or even an incident you’ve spotted in a tabloid and ask yourself ‘what if…?’ What if […]Read More
The most romantic book I’ve ever read: The Princess Bride
Next up in our ‘most romantic reads’ feature, Editor Donna Condon tells us why she loves William Goldman’s fairytale story, The Princess Bride . . . I simply adore The Princess Bride by William Goldman, which I read as an early teen and have returned to a few times since. I cannot hear the words […]Read More
The most romantic book I’ve ever read: Wuthering Heights
In the second instalment of our brand new feature on Entice, Editor Lucy Icke remembers the romance of all-time classic, Wuthering Heights . . . There’s nothing more likely to capture the imagination of a dreamy, hormonal teenager than a story that involves total heartbreak; of two people from different worlds, with everything conspiring against […]Read More
How to be a Writer: Thea Harrison tells us how she got into writing
Reading has been a lifelong love of mine. I taught myself to read when I was four, and when I was in my first year of school, I remember begging my parents for two books that were sold at the book fair. They were Lassie Come Home and Sleeping Beauty. I still remember whole passages […]Read More
Before Christmas we tried a little experiment. Lots of people get eBook readers for Christmas, we thought, and lots of people like our books. What can we do to provide our readers with a bit of a saving, and give them the chance to splurge out their Christmas money on some wonderful titles? So we […]Read More
Thea Harrison: Why I Love Ebooks
Oracle’s Moon by Thea Harrison is out now. To celebrate publication, Thea tells us what it is exactly that she loves about Ebooks . . . I feel that one of the most miraculous things technology has given the avid reader in recent years is the ebook. Ebooks offered for sale on the internet allows for readers to explore […]Read More