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Chris Wooding

Happy Publication Day: 2nd May 2019!

The Ember Blade, Chris Wooding Empires rise, civilisations fall and one culture comes to subsume another. It’s the way of the world . . . sometimes ways of life are improved, sometimes they are not. But the progression of change is huge and – usually – unstoppable. In this story, the Ossian way of life […]

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Announcing a stunning new epic fantasy series from Gollancz

Gollancz is delighted to announce the acquisition of The Ember Blade, and two further titles in an epic fantasy trilogy, by award-winning author Chris Wooding. A land under occupation. A legendary sword. A young man’s journey to find his destiny. Aren has lived by the rules all his life. He’s never questioned it; that’s just […]

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Related Categories: Acquisitions, Chris Wooding, Fantasy

The Log Book of the Ketty Jay: 7

    It’s Day 7 and the final day of our special guest post series featuring a look inside the Logbook of the Ketty Jay. Ever wanted to know what happened to the crew of the Ketty Jay before Retribution Falls? We’ve might just have that answer for you. If you missed our posts last week, […]

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Related Categories: Author Post, Chris Wooding, Science Fiction

The Log Book of the Ketty Jay: 6

It’s Day 6 of our special guest post series featuring a look inside the Logbook of the Ketty Jay. Ever wanted to know what happened to the crew of the Ketty Jay before Retribution Falls? We’ve might just have that answer for you. If you missed our posts last week, you can catch up with the first […]

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The Log Book of the Ketty Jay: 5

It’s Day 5 of our special guest post series featuring a look inside the Logbook of the Ketty Jay. Ever wanted to know what happened to the crew of the Ketty Jay before Retribution Falls? We’ve might just have that answer for you. If you missed our posts last week, you can catch up with the […]

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The Log Book of the Ketty Jay: 4

Welcome to Day 4 of our special guest post series featuring a look inside the Logbook of the Ketty Jay. Ever wanted to know what happened to the crew of the Ketty Jay before Retribution Falls? We’ve might just have that answer for you . . . Visit our blog over the next two weeks to […]

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Log Book of the Ketty Jay: 3

  Welcome to Day 3 of our special guest post series featuring a look inside the Logbook of the Ketty Jay. Ever wanted to know what happened to the crew of the Ketty Jay before Retribution Falls? We’ve might just have that answer for you . . . Visit our blog over the next two weeks […]

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The Log Book of the Ketty Jay: 2

Welcome to Day 2 of our special guest post series featuring a look inside the Logbook of the Ketty Jay. Ever wanted to know what happened to the crew of the Ketty Jay before Retribution Falls? We’ve might just have that answer for you . . . Visit our blog over the next two weeks to […]

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The Log Book of the Ketty Jay: 1

Gollancz is delighted to bring you a very special guest post featuring a look inside the Logbook of the Ketty Jay. Ever wanted to know what happened to the crew of the Ketty Jay before Retribution Falls? We’ve might just have that answer for you . . . Visit our blog over the next two […]

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Friday Reads: The Ace of Skulls

Today my Friday reads is the brilliant Ace of Skulls. It’s the fourth of the Ketty Jay novels by Chris Wooding, it’s vibrant, it’s fast-paced and it’s wonderful – and if you’ve not been reading the series so far, check out the blog next week, as we have a bit of a Retribution Falls treat […]

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Related Categories: Chris Wooding, Fantasy, Friday Reads

Talk Like A Pirate Day and WIN THE IRON JACKAL!

Whether you love it or hate it today is #TalkLikeAPirateDay. While we won’t be talking like pirates here at Gollancz Towers we wanted to share with you one of our favourite loosely pirate themed books. Ok, so it’s not really pirates, but close enough . . . Well, if we’re honest, there’s nothing quite like […]

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Related Categories: Chris Wooding, Fantasy, Young Adult

Friday Reads: The Last Wish

So, one of the benefits of working at Gollancz is that you get free books. Which is nice, although to be fair I’m not sure I actually need that many more books. But then, on the other hand, they’re so brilliant. Who needs room in their house anyway? One of the less frequent benefits is […]

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Related Categories: Andrzej Sapkowski, Fantasy, Friday Reads

The Elder Scrolls vs The Witcher: a Guest Post by Chris Wooding

The Elder Scrolls or The Witcher series? Where do you stand? Are you the kind of player who likes to stand on a snowy mountainside at night and stare at a distant dragon silhouetted against the moons for an hour? Or do you want gritty moral choices and a story that reacts to them? Skyrim […]

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The Ketty Jay novels – the exclusive new cover reveal!

This week, for the second time ever, we ran a little Twitter competition: Guess the title, win the book! The rules are as more or less exactly as you’d expect; we give you a few clues and if you’re one of the first people to correctly tweet us back with the title we’ll send you […]

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