Happy Publication Day 11th August 2016!
Arise! Arise! Spines shall be shaken, covers shall be splintered! A word day . . . a red day . . . A PAPERBACK DAY! Although we’re not publishing that particular classic today, we are publishing two SF Masterworks, a hard science fiction masterpiece, an incredibly imaginative fantasy as well as something we’ve only ever […]Read More
STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS (A Review by Gavin Deas)
Today we welcome Gavin Deas the author of the stunning Empires: The First Battle back to the blog for a **SPOILER FILLED** review of The Force Awakens. You have been warned. The two-headed monster that is Gavin Deas has been fighting again. This time, however, they’re not arguing over the colour of lasers, or who’d […]Read More
Why our alien invasion story is better than all the others
The Gollancz Blog is delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the blog with a special guest post on alien invasion stories. (Optimus Deas, as my co-author Stephen Deas is now insisting on being addressed, begged me not to call it this.) (Warning: there will be exclamation mark abuse. There will, however, be no […]Read More
Happy Publication Day: November 20th 2014
We’d like to wish a very happy Publication Day to all of our books out in bookshops and online today. This week is EPIC with epic alien invasion, EPICS to battle and the conclusion of a ground-breaking series from Richard Morgan. We’ve got so many reasons to visit the bookshops this week! Empires Extraction and Empires: […]Read More
Exclusive Cover Reveal- EMPIRES: INFILTRATION and EMPIRES: EXTRACTION!
Gollancz are thrilled to reveal the covers for two very different books coming later this year – EMPIRES: INFILTRATION and EMPIRES: EXTRACTION. Written by Gavin Deas (a cunning pseudonym for the writing team of GAVIN Smith and Stephen DEAS), the two books cover the same period of time from two different viewpoints. Two alien races […]Read More
Happy Publication Day to ELITE: DANGEROUS!
Today sees the release in e-format of three books I’m very excited about – Gollancz’s three official tie-ins to forthcoming blockbuster computer game ELITE: DANGEROUS. But wait! If you’re the sort of person who would never read a game-related tie-in, please let me try and convince you why these are worth your time. For a […]Read More
Exclusive interview with Gavin Deas author(s) of Elite: Wanted
So Elite: Wanted by Gavin Deas is out on the 15th of May. Gavin Deas is the cunning pseudonym of fantasy author Stephen Deas (The Adamantine Palace, The Black Mausoleum, Dragon Queen et. al.) and science fiction author Gavin Smith (Veteran, War In Heaven, Age of Scorpio and Crysis: Escalation). To better understand the process […]Read More
ELITE A GUIDE FOR THE UNINITIATED
I was delighted to hear that classic game ELITE was making a comeback this year, and even more delighted when I learned that Gollancz would be publishing a trio of tie-in novels. But what is thing you call ELITE, you cry? You mean you don’t know?! Well, I had a similar reaction from some of […]Read More
Frontier & Gollancz Announce Authors for Kickstarted “ELITE: DANGEROUS” Books
1st April 2014. Frontier Developments plc (AIM: FDEV) and Gollancz, an imprint of the Orion Publishing Company, are delighted to announce the authors who will be writing their three tie-in novels set in the world of ELITE: DANGEROUS, the ground-breaking Kickstarted sequel to best-selling computer game ELITE. Frontier received crowd-sourced funding for ELITE: DANGEROUS via […]Read More