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Further reading if The Shadow of the Gods has sparked an interest all things Norse

I’ve had a lot of fun working on The Bloodsworn Saga and book one of that series, The Shadow of the Gods, in large part because I LOVE Norse mythology. Odin, Thor and Loki are […]

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Dear Libraries

Claire North, author of Notes from the Burning Age, has written an open letter to libraries. A love letter, if you will, to the humble library, a place of solace, safety and wonder for readers of all […]

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Five MASSIVE Epic Fantasy Worlds to Get Lost In

. . . if you do get lost, look out for dragons. THE GOD-KING CHRONICLES  WAR DRAGONS. FEARSOME RAIDERS. A DAEMONIC WARLORD ON THE RISE. Epic worldbuilding at its finest, debut fantasy The Black Coast is […]

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Five series to read while you’re waiting for the final book in the Expanse

The final chapter of the Expanse series is out this year! But, we know November is a long way off, so, here are five brilliant science fiction series to sink your teeth into while you […]

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Win a copy of A Master of Djinn by P. Djèlí Clark

WIN A PROOF COPY OF A MASTER OF DJINN BY P. DJÈLÍ CLARK! We’re giving five lucky readers the change to win a proof copy of A Master of Djinn Set in an alternate Cairo […]

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Win a copy of Notes from the Burning Age by Claire North

WIN A PROOF COPY OF NOTES FROM THE BURNING AGE BY CLAIRE NORTH! We’re giving ten lucky readers the chance to win a proof copy of Notes from the Burning Age – Claire North’s remarkable and […]

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An update regarding The Culture: Notes and Drawings by Iain M. Banks and Ken MacLeod

We are delighted to share an exciting publication update with everyone who has been looking forward to the release of The Culture: Notes and Drawings by Iain M. Banks and Ken MacLeod. As fans of […]

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Hannah Whitten’s Fairytale Inspirations

Most of my book ideas start out with taking something that already exists and twisting part of it. Wondering what might happen in a story if one seemingly tiny detail were different. And where I […]

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Teagan Frost’s top 5 tips to get you through another sh*tstorm of a year

Teagan Frost’s top 5 tips to get you through another sh*tstorm of a year As a government agent who can move things with my mind, I’ve seen a lot of wild sh*t and consider myself […]

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The Shadow of the Gods Pre-Order Competition

To celebrate the publication of The Shadow of the Gods by John Gwynne we are offering you the chance to win a framed print of the EPIC cover artwork, signed by both John Gwynne and […]

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Words and Worldbuilding by Mike Brooks

When I began writing The God-King Chronicles, I knew that I wanted it to be about different cultures coming together and clashing (and more importantly, trying not to clash). For that to be effective on […]

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