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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Happy publication day to Saint’s Blood!

The day, dear friends, is finally here – publication day of Saint’s Blood by Sebastien de Castell! Congratulations, woo hoo and hip hip horray! And to celebrate in style we have a BIG competition for you. That’s right. A. BIG. COMPETITION. A competition that you Greatcoats fans will be dueling, fighting,…

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Saint’s Blood … counting down to publication

In case you’ve been living under a rock of late, you’ll know that Saint’s Blood, the third in Sebastien de Castell‘s utterly awesome Greatcoats series, is due to be published on 7th April. That’s right, sound the publication klaxon!!! It is ONE WEEK until you are reunited with your favourite, renegade baddasses…

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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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It’s time for your second decision Greatcoat

You’ve seen Falcio’s judgment of the Murder in Nerrem. Perhaps you agree with his judgment, perhaps you don’t. Whatever your choice, you must now render the verdict so that those present at the trial will remember your judgment. The Greatcoats do this by singing the verdict. The most common form…

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It’s time to be a Greatcoat, it’s time to let the #GreatcoatsDecide

There is a test every magistrate must take before becoming a Greatcoat – it comes in the form of a puzzle from a very old book called Peritas Aequitum, which literally means Perils of Justice. It’s quite possible that this book was the original text used to train the very…

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