The aliens are here: Introducing Something Coming Through

In February we’re thrilled to be publishing the latest novel from Paul McAuley, Something Coming Through. Paul has been with Gollancz for many years now, and has consistently produced some of the most exciting, awe-inspiring and frankly brilliant SF. His new book is all of those things, but also marks a bit of a new direction for Paul. It’s partly set in a very recognisable London (although there are some very important differences to the city we know), and partly on a newly colonised planet, given to humanity by the Jackaroo – a mysterious race of aliens who came to…

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Cover Reveal: Crashing Heaven

We’re delighted to be able to exclusively reveal the cover for a superb SF debut that we’re publishing in June. Crashing Heaven by Al Robertson is a thrillingly dark, bitingly witty post-cyberpunk thriller that reminded me of the excitement of reading Neuromancer for the first time. With an AI that appears as a (completely terrifying) ventriloquist’s dummy and corporations that have literally become gods this is an update on cyberpunk’s key themes that is as entertaining as it is thoughtful. We toyed with lots of cover approaches for this. Should we show Hugo Fist for example? (Who is Hugo Fist…

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Welcome to The Death House . . .

We absolutely adore this beautiful novel from the amazing Sarah Pinborough. It’s a thoughtful, rich and heart-stopping novel of life, love, and living in the face of death – but don’t just take our word for it. You can read an extract of The Death House below – and as you can see, it turns out we’re not alone in being blown away by this exceptional story . . . You can pre-order your e-book copy of The Death House for just £1.99 from all UK e-tailers until the 5th March. Cheaper than a cup of coffe and just as necessary…

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