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 24th August 2017!

Alfred Hitchcock once said that ‘Drama is life with the dull bits cut out’, and this week we can promise you all the drama, none of the dull stuff. We have Adam Roberts’ latest, a Hitchcockian murder mystery that’s more about the how than the who. A crime book from the legendary David Gemmell that you probably never knew existed. Plus Mark Alders’ ‘What if God and the devil decided to get involved in A Game of Thrones’-esque historical wonder. Enjoy!   The Real-Town Murders by Adam Roberts  An impossible murder. A ticking deadline. A political coup. A Hitchcockian thriller…

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Back from Eastercon with big news!

We would like to congratulate Aliette de Bodard on her double win at the British Science Fiction Awards. Aliette won for best novel: The House of Shattered Wings and best short fiction: ‘Three Cups of Grief, by Starlight’. This is the first time a single author has won both best novel and best short fiction in the same year. Please join us in congratulating Aliette de Bodard. We’d also like to congratulate Adam Roberts for winning the best non-fiction award for Rave and Let Die! Each year there are three author Guests of Honour in attendance. For the first time…

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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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