Read an exclusive extract from Ed McDonald’s RAVENCRY

It’s June and that means its time to return to the world of the Raven’s Mark series! We are thrilled to share with you an exclusive sneak peek at Ravencry, out in shops and online on the 28th June. Ravencry is the second book in the Raven’s Mark series, continuing the story that began with the award winning epic fantasy Blackwing. For Ryhalt Galharrow, working for Crowfoot as a Blackwing captain is about as bad as it gets – especially when his orders are garbled, or incoherent, or impossible to carry out. The Deep Kings are hurling fire from the…

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Gemmell Award Shortlisting

Fantastic news everyone – as you might have seen, we have a whole host of authors and artists up for awards at the Gemmells, which take place on the 14th of July this year. This is definitely worth a song and a dance, so feast your eyes upon the delightful covers up for the Ravenheart award!                                   These magnificent covers were designed by Kerem Beyit and Sam Green respectively and, as you can see, they’re well worth their nominations.   Next up we have…

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Happy Publication Day: 5th April 2018!

It’s paperback publication day over here near the sunny Thames, and we’re delighted to announce the release of these wonderful novels!   Runelight – Joanne Harris   The next gripping tale of magic, adventure and Norse mythology from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Chocolat and The Gospel of Loki.   A chilling prophecy from the Oracle. A conflict between two girls. And with just twelve days to stave off the Apocalypse, carnage is about to be unleashed . . . The squabbling Norse gods and goddesses of Runemarks are back!  And there’s a feisty new heroine on the scene: Maggie, a girl the same age as…

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Cover Reveal: Ravencry

We are thrilled to share with you the incredible cover for Ed McDonald’s RAVENCRY. RAVENCRY is the second book in the Raven’s Mark series, continuing the story that began with the award-winning epic fantasy BLACKWING. The stunning cover was designed by Dan Smith (@bionicgraphics). For Ryhalt Galharrow, working for Crowfoot as a Blackwing captain is about as bad as it gets – especially when his orders are garbled, or incoherent, or impossible to carry out. The Deep Kings are hurling fire from the sky, a ghost in the light known only as the Bright Lady had begun to manifest in…

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Stories of the Frontier a guest post by Ed McDonald

“In science fiction, we’re always searching for new frontiers. We’re drawn to the unknown.” – Ridley Scott There is something primal and timeless within us when it comes to borderlands. They may be physical divides – a wall, an ocean, a gulf of empty space – or they can be lines drawn across maps by men in suits. They can be brief areas of no-man’s land, or they can be vast expanses of endless plain. But whatever they are, the frontier is a place where stories happen. The old west, a place of lawlessness, where eager pioneers have moved far…

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