Congratulations to Edward Cox and Den Patrick!

Please join us in congratulating our fabulous authors Edward Cox and Den Patrick who have been nominated for British Fantasy Awards.   The Relic Guild by Edward Cox, is nominated for Best Fantasy Novel and Edward Cox is also nominated for Best Newcomer. Marcus Gipps, Edward’s editor said: ‘I’m thrilled to see that Ed Cox’s debut The Relic Guild has had such a great reception, topped off by this nomination. It’s a wonderful book, and I’m as excited about publishing the forthcoming sequel as I was by the original submission. Ed is also a lovely lovely man, who will be doling…

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Cover Reveal: The Girl on the Liar’s Throne

We’re delighted to be able to reveal the cover for Den Patrick’s upcoming The Girl on the Liar’s Throne. Once again the art is by the excellent Alejandro Colucci. There’s an interesting tale behind this (well, interesting if you’re excited by the ins and outs of book design and how genres can be defined and classified by preconceptions about cover art). Originally we briefed the cover to show two women; both holding daggers behind their backs, one in a white dress, one in a red dress (because: spoilers!). This forced the POV out and ensured more background in the cover…

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Cover Reveal: The Boy Who Wept Blood

The Boy Who Wept Blood is a new standalone adventure from Den Patrick. Set in his marvellously drawn world of Landfall (a world where characters and author alike have secrets) these are tight, fast moving fantasies driven by all-too-flawed and very real characters. There’s much to appeal to fantasy and historical readers alike with intrigue, deceit and a fair bit of swash-buckling to power the plot along. We wanted to reflect that in the covers. We also wanted to depict the characters but without setting their image in the minds of the reader (we’d rather their imagination painted them) so…

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