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
Farewell Sookie: DEAD EVER AFTER IS HERE!
When the weather is this stunning it always makes me think of summer and for me, summer belongs to the Southern Vampire. Over four years ago, I joined Team Gollancz. My first big project was this vampire series. Some book about a bar maid who could read thoughts and dated a reclusive vampire. I devoured […]Read More
Blue Remembered Earth- Prologue
Late May, after the long rains. The ground had borrowed moisture from the clouds; now the sky claimed its debt in endless hot, dry days. For the children, it was a relief. After weeks of bored confinement they were at last allowed to wander from the household, beyond the gardens and the outer walls, into […]Read More
Blue Remembered Earth
I’ve read Alastair Reynolds before and, like many, fallen in love with his grand, robust, yet wry take on the staples of SF. His tarnished futures, his untidy, yet awesome universes. Here was a writer who made me believe his futures, however extraordinary. Here, more importantly, was a writer who made sure his SF was […]Read More