Happy Publication Day 12th July 2018!

Hi everyone, Another paperback publication day rolls around, and today we have a triptych of treats for you! Scroll on down to check out today’s horde of fantasy and science fiction gold.   The Real-Town Murders – Adam Roberts An impossible murder. A ticking deadline. A political coup. A Hitchcockian thriller set in a chilling near future. Alma is a private detective in a near-future England, a country desperately trying to tempt people away from the delights of Shine, the immersive successor to the internet. But most people are happy to spend their lives plugged in, and the country is…

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Cover Reveal: By the Pricking of Her Thumb by Adam Roberts

Hello everyone! A truly Kubrickian (it’s a word) reveal for you today. Be dazzled below by the stunning cover for Adam Roberts’ latest novel, By the Pricking of Her Thumb, and we’ve also most helpfully provided a taste of what’s to come . . .   One of the four richest people in the world may be dead. But which one? A Kubrickian thriller from one of the world’s leading authors of SF. Private Investigator Alma is caught up in another impossible murder. One of the world’s four richest people may be dead – but nobody is sure which one. Hired…

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Happy Publication Day 17th December 2015!

We’d like to wish a very happy publication day to two brilliant new tales. Looking for an early Christmas present for yourself or family and friends? Look no further. Emperor’s Soul by Brandon Sanderson A superb stand-alone novella from acclaimed author Brandon Sanderson, available as a hardback for the first time. From the bestselling author of the Mistborn Trilogy and co-author of the final three books of Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series comes the tale of a heretic thief who may be an Empire’s only hope for survival. Shai is a Forger: a foreigner who can flawlessly re-create any…

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Congratulations to our BSFA shortlisted titles!

We’re thrilled to see the superb Wolves by Simon Ings feature twice on the BSFA Award shortlist. Once for best novel (congratulations Simon!) and once for Best Cover (congratulations to Jeffrey Alan Love for his frankly inspired artwork and to Nick May for his elegant design). And with Bete shortlisted for Best Cover as well it’s time to congratulate Blacksheep again for only the latest in their excellent run of Adam Roberts covers. You can see a the full awards shortlist here. Congratulations and good luck to everyone shortlisted!

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Imagining the Truth with Adam Roberts, Jasper Fforde and Mike Figgis

Can imagination lead us to truths hidden from the rational mind, or is this romantic hogswash? Check out this debate on fantasy to see Gollanz author Adam Roberts waging war against Jasper Fforde and director Mike Figgis. From the Institute of Art and Ideas.   Watch more videos on iai.tv Follow the Institute of Ideas on Twitter @iai_tv or visit their Facebook.  Adam Roberts’ latest book, Bête, is published in hardback and eBook 25th September 2014.

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