Exclusive Cover Reveal- EMPIRES: INFILTRATION and EMPIRES: EXTRACTION!

Gollancz are thrilled to reveal the covers for two very different books coming later this year – EMPIRES: INFILTRATION and EMPIRES: EXTRACTION. Written by Gavin Deas (a cunning pseudonym for the writing team of GAVIN Smith and Stephen DEAS), the two books cover the same period of time from two different viewpoints. Two alien races have fought a long and bitter war among the stars. And now their conflict has bought them to our world, and the end of humanity is nigh. We have something they want, something which can’t be found anywhere else in the universe. Neither side can…

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The Fantastic Elite Fiction collection arrives!

For the past year, Fantastic Books Publishing has been working with nineteen authors to create five pieces of Official Elite: Dangerous fiction, written under the same licence as the Gollancz books Elite: Docking is Difficult by Gideon Defoe, Elite: Nemorensis by Simon Spurrier and Elite: Wanted by Gavin Deas. On hearing the harrowing statistic that only 1-7% of all new releases ever get published in a format that the blind and partially sighted community can enjoy, CEO Dan Grubb set about creating Fantastic Books Audio in order to turn these Elite books, and eventually the entire Fantastic Books backlist, into…

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The World Cup is upon us, and in our fantasy world of anything-can-happen . .

The Gollancz blog is delighted to welcome Zafir and Elric who have stoppd by for a special guest interview. The World Cup is upon us, and in our fantasy world of anything-can-happen we’d like to preview two of the teams tipped to reach this year’s final. Our pre-match analysis special is brought to you by fantasy football legend Elric Cantona. With both teams fielding dragons, our other guest is the dragon-queen Zafir from the Memory of Flames Eleven, a team currently rated around 281,000 in the Amazon world rankings who nevertheless squeaked in through the play-offs through a series of…

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Cover Reveal: Moon’s Artifice

We’re delighted to reveal an exciting new cover look for one of the most assured and exciting books to hit fantasy in the last couple of years – Moon’s Artifice, by Tom Lloyd. Moon’s Artifice is a bit of a departure for Tom as, although it’s his 7th book, it’s the first in almost ten years not to be part of the TWILIGHT REIGN series. As the many fans of Stormcaller and its sequels will attest, Tom is one of the most inventive and readable writers of fantasy around. If you’ve been waiting to try him out, now’s your chance.…

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GALLOW: THE FATEGUARD TRILOGY

Last year Gollancz published three short, brutal novels featuring Gallow, a fighter from a not-un-viking-like culture with a strong sense of justice and a big axe. Having decided to remain behind in the land he and his comrades invaded and ravaged, as the first book (GALLOW: THE CRIMSON SHIELD) begins he’s just about managed to carve out a life of peace for himself, despite the distrust and suspicion of his new village. But then he learns that his countrymen are coming back… and Gallow must chose who to fight for. Over the course of the trilogy we learn why Gallow…

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