Jo Fletcher Books and HWA Signing Party at FantasyCon!

Hi, folks! With FantasyCon only a couple of weeks away, we are thrilled to announce that Jo Fletcher Books and the Horror Writers Association UK Chapter will be co-hosting a signing party at this year’s FantasyCon in Scarborough! Friday 9pm Palm Court Ballroom FantasyCon Join us for a free drink, many…

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Guest Post: “In many of our major cities, breathing the air is lethal.’’

    “In many of our major cities, breathing the air is lethal.’’ We’ve all heard about climate change. But have we been listening? Last week the people at Climate Reality Project reminded us that it’s ten years since Al Gore released his film An Inconvenient Truth, bringing the subject…

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Stockercon & Congratulations Stephen Jones!

Huge congrats to JFB anthologist Stephen Jones, who picked up a Bram Stoker Award last night at the first ever Horror Writers’ Association Stokercon, for his amazing art book The Art of Horror: An Illustrated History – and to all the Stoker winners including fellow Life Achievement winners Alan Moore and…

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Sebastien de Castell nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer!

We know how amazing he is, you know how amazing he is and now THE HUGO AWARDS know how amazing he is . . . We like to wish Sebastien huge, huge, HUGE congratulations for being nominated for the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer!   The John W.…

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Discover your Greatcoat name and seal!

So, in case you haven’t realized (and pray, dear blog-reader, why haven’t you?) SAINT’S BLOOD by Sebastien de Castell is published in under a month. That’s right, come April 7th all of you Greatcoat fans will finally have the long-awaited third book in your grubby mitts, following Falcio, Kest and…

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The Secret History of the Greatcoats

It’s under one month until the publication of the long-awaited, much-anticipated, critically-acclaimed, abundantly-loved Saint’s Blood, the third in Sebastien de Castell’s amazing Greatcoats trilogy. To kick off the countdown and entice you to #JointheGreatcoats, here Sebastien reveals The Secret History of the Greatcoats. A passing mention of twelfth-century English justices,…

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A good start to Flaming June for Sebastien de Castell!

It’s obviously been a good year for heroic fantasy – and I am thrilled to be able to tell you that our very own Sebastien de Castell has been shortlisted for the DAVID GEMMELL Morningstar Award for Best Debut for Traitor’s Blade, the first in the Greatcoats saga. He’s got…

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Huzzah for Summer—

—which starts right here, at Jo Fletcher Books! Excited? You will be . . . So grab your old wicker picnic basket, cardboard box or plastic bag and fill it with the best picnicky foods you can lay your hands on, then grab a rug, a bottle of vintage champagne,…

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