Open and Shut a short story by Alastair Reynolds

Have we got a treat for you! We are thrilled to share Open and Shut, an exclusive short story by Alastair Reynolds, today. Step into the futuristic world of Prefect Dreyfus for a fast paced new SF crime story. This is your new SF obsession. One citizen died a fortnight ago. Two a week ago. Four died yesterday . . . and unless the cause can be found – and stopped – within the next four months, everyone will be dead. For the Prefects, the hunt for a silent, hidden killer is on . .   Open and Shut  Not many months…

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Cover Reveal: The Watcher of Dead Time

We are delighted to reveal the cover for The Watcher of Dead Time the final book in Edward Cox’s Relic Guild trilogy.  Return to Labrys Town for the dramatic conclusion to the BFS Best Fantasy Award-nominated series. Labrys Town, home to a million humans cut off from the rest of the universe, has been invaded. Those who protected it have been deposed. The Relic Guild are scattered across the worlds of the Aelfir. Many of them are dead or dying. The Genii control everything. The war is almost over. Clara, a young woman barely able to control her werewolf side,…

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Who Killed Woodbine Scab? A Short Story by Gavin G. Smith

We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog for a special guest post. Gavin returns to the blog with the exclusive short story: Who Killed Woodbine Scab?   You know how deeply unsatisfying those stories that end with ‘it was all a dream’ are? Well let me say right off the bat that this was all a hallucination. The only bit that I’m reasonably sure was real was the raid on the lab. Before we start there’s something you should know about me: I’m a slave. I don’t quite mean that in a literal sense,…

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The Music Behind THE RELIC GUILD A Guest Post By Edward Cox

As part of our Join the Relic Guild week we are delighted to welcome Edward Cox back to the Gollancz Blog for a guest post on the music behind The Relic Guild. Nominated for the British Fantasy Society Award for best fantasy and best newcomer this is one series you don’t want to miss! Music has always been an important part of my life. I used to make my own – probably not very well, but then I wanted to be a writer, so who cares! – and if not for time constraints, I’d still be making it now. It…

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Join The Relic Guild With Our Exclusive Audio Interviews

For Day 3 of our Join The Relic Guild week we’ve got an exclusive interview with Edward Cox author of The Relic Guild and The Cathedral of Known Things and the reader of the audio books, Imogen Church. Ed and Imogen discuss labyrinths, inspirations, burlesque, all things waxed and possibly the secrets of the universe. Don’t believe us? You’ll have to listen to the interviews below to know for sure. Discover the secrets of Labrys Town in our audio interviews. a Rafflecopter giveaway

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