8 horror films that will make you feel dead inside
You’ve been warned…Read More
My Awful Experiences During the Making of Fallen Soldiers: A Guest Post by Gavin G. Smith
We are delighted to welcome Gavin G. Smith back to the Gollancz Blog. Gavin G. Smith is the author of many brilliant SF books, most recently A Quantum Mythology. But this is not a blog post about Gavin G. Smith author, this is a blog post about Gavin G. Smith zombie. My Awful Experiences During […]Read More
Sarah Lotz on Good Holidays… that go Bad
Desperation by Stephen King Characters in horror films and literature should know better by now than to go on a road trip. You’re only going to end up taking a wrong turn (Wrong Turn), fall foul of the locals (The Hills Have Eyes, Deliverance and countless others), or unwittingly star in a post-modernist critique on horror […]Read More
Queen of the Dark Things
Happy Monday, Gollancz Blog readers! We’re delighted to start the week off with the perfect spring read, Queen of the Dark Things. Sequel to last years first Gollancz Geeks title, Dreams and Shadows, this is a book that we just can’t stop talking about here at Gollancz Towers. It’s given more than a few of […]Read More
Finding the Crime in Horror
As part of a double blog with The Murder Room, a wandering traveler from our Orion Fiction list, Andrew Pyper looks to his new paperback, The Demonologist, and asks… What’s the difference between writing crime and horror? Trick question. There’s no difference in the writing on a molecular level – they are stories, and thus employ […]Read More
Happy Halloween from Christmasland
It’s Halloween, which means it’s officially long past time to start getting ready for Christmas. Don’t believe me, the Christmas lights are already lit here in Covent Garden, just outside Gollancz Towers. If this doesn’t fill you with horror (and believe me it terrifies me!) and a little bit of dread then we’ve got the […]Read More
Joe Hill reads from NOS4R2
Gollancz is delighted to be able to bring you an exclusive video of Joe Hill reading from the prologue of NOS4R2 our book of the month.
We advise watching this video before dark. We advise being prepared to lose sleep over this extract. Well, I did! I’d like to believe I don’t scare too easily.
If you are feeling brave enough to watch the entire trailer then we’ve got another treat for you! We have 10 copies of NOS4R2 to give away to 10 lucky people. To enter to win a copy watch the video below and email us at email@example.com with the subject line: NOS4R2 and the answer to this question:
What is the name of Ellen’s son?
Competition closes on the 28th May 2013 at 11.59pm.
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Read this book with the lights on: NOS4R2
Our May book of the month is NOS4R2. This book is terrifying. Don’t believe us. . . let Gillian Redfearn tell you a little more about it.
Some books are too scary to read even with the lights on. Some are too scary to read even when you’re surrounded by people in the middle of the day.
This book gave me nightmares.
This book still makes me shiver when I see a Rolls Royce.
This book will under your skin, into your mind, and once it’s there it will never leave.
Don’t say I didn’t warn you.
And whatever you do, don’t get in the car . . .
We did warn you. It’s a very good thing that the days are getting longer, because you’ll need all the daylight you can get to read this book. Next week we’ll be bringing you a very special extract read by Joe Hill himself.
See you then!Read More