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Fiction

Read An Extract of Nina Laurin’s The Starter Wife

A gripping new psychological thriller, for fans of The Girl on the Train, The Girl Before and The Wife Between Us. Claire Westcott tries to be the perfect wife to Byron but fears she will never measure up to his ex, Colleen. After all, it’s hard to compete with the dead. Colleen went missing eight years ago. Her […]

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Read an exclusive extract of THE MOTHER-IN-LAW by Sally Hepworth

‘Fiction at its finest’ Liane Moriarty, Number One bestselling author She has never approved of you. But it’s when her body is found the secrets really start to come out… From the moment Lucy met her husband’s mother, Diana, she was kept at arm’s length. Diana was exquisitely polite, and perfectly friendly, but Lucy knew […]

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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 […]

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Exclusive Interview with Peter Higgins

We are delighted to welcome Peter Higgins back to the Gollancz Blog for a special interview. Peter Higgins is the author of the forthcoming Wolfhound Empire. Find out what books Peter has been reading recently, his favourite author, his writing rituals, most recommended book and much more! Who is your favourite author? David Bowie. Jack […]

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Cover Reveal: The White City

Welcome to Down Station. Next stop, the White City. Please stand clear of any open doorways – they might lead you to a land of possibilities, of monsters, and of secrets you hoped would never be revealed. . . THE WHITE CITY is Simon Morden’s follow-up to the sublime DOWN STATION, and we’ve once again […]

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Cover Reveal: Wolfhound Empire

We’re delighted to reveal the cover for Peter Higgins’ incredible Wolfhound Empire, which is adorned with an illustration by the ridiculously talented Jeffrey Alan Love. This omnibus edition contains all three books in the trilogy – Wolfhound Century, Truth and Fear and Radiant State. Set in the Vlast, a superbly imagined ‘other’ Russia, between these […]

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Read An Exclusive Extract from The Promise Of The Child

We’re delighted to be able to present an exclusive extract from Tom Toner’s fantastic debut novel; the wild and wonderful space opera that is The Promise of the Child. Scott Lynch meets Gene Wolfe anyone? Or how about Tom’s own description? “It’s a blend of space opera and fantasy, set in the 147th century, with […]

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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 […]

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Cover Blurb copy reveal for TRUTH AND FEAR

TRUTH AND FEAR, the sequel to the sensational WOLFHOUND CENTURY. I’m delighted to be able to give you a sneak (and, if you’ve not read WOLFHOUND CENTURY, spoilerific) preview of the blurb for Peter Higgins’ explosive sequel to his first novel. I was so thrilled to read TRUTH and to realise that Peter’s new book […]

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Wolfhound Century: Chapter Two

Welcome to the next free extract from Peter Higgins’ wonderful Wolfhound Century. Short chapters aren’t they? I think there’s an interesting essay to be written on chapters and their various lengths in novels, how and why they break the book up, how they group intent and theme, how they affect the flow, but here and […]

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Dreams and Shadows: Chapter Two

Today continues our part-serialization of our book of the month Dreams and Shadows. We are delighted to be able to share with you an introduction from Simon, the book’s editor. How to introduce to the most exciting new American writer I have read in ten years? Perhaps by telling you how he introduced himself to me. C. […]

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Friday Reads: Kathleen Jamie

The last book I read was Findings by Kathleen Jaime. The book I’m currently reading is Sightlines by Kathleen Jamie. I have just ordered two collections of poetry by Kathleen Jamie. And when I’ve read those I’ll probably read a travel book by Kathleen Jamie. Every now and then you stumble on an author whose […]

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Gollancz Acquires Major Genre Debut at Auction

After a hotly fought auction, Gollancz Deputy Publishing Director Simon Spanton has snapped up a stunning debut spy thriller set in an ‘other’ Russia. Spanton acquired world rights in 3 novels by Peter Higgins, from Ian Drury at Sheil Land Associates, after a fierce auction between several publishers. The first book in the deal is […]

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