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GUEST BLOG: Peter Newman on filling the (silence)

It’s publication week for Peter Newman’s excellent The Vagrant (out 23rd April) and he’s shared his experience of writing a silent character with us.   When I first started writing The Vagrant, I knew that I wanted my protagonist to be silent and I also knew that I didn’t want to… Read More

Get ready for your very own feast of Ice and Fire

Did you know that at Castle Black they make the best pork pies? Follow the recipe from A Feast of Ice and Fire and make your very own Game of Thrones-inspired dinner. Sam and Jon Snow may come too … if you decide to invite them! Download the recipe… Read More

Writing The Rule

It’s Jack Colman’s publication day for Viking-esque fantasy debut The Rule, so we’ve invited him to regale us with how growing up in Yorkshire has inspired the most brutal of tales… Every winter, when I was in secondary school, I’d keep an eye on the classroom window for the first… Read More

The Top 5 Science Fiction Spaceships

Debut author, Laura Liddell Nolen’s first ever novel publishes today, and to celebrate she has written a brilliant post for our very own Voyager blog. Check out her top 5 science fiction spaceships below, and their real-life counterparts. No prizes for guessing that her new novel, The Ark, is also… Read More

Introducing Jack Colman, author of THE RULE

In October 2012, HarperVoyager signed 15 full-length novels from mostly unagented writers, gathered in a two-week open submissions process. Jack Colman’s THE RULE was one of these novels, a gripping Viking-style fantasy set in the uncompromising town of Helvik. Here, as part of our series of… Read More

Publication Day: The Prey by Tom Isbell

Today marks the publication of Tom Isbell’s The Prey, the first of a thrilling new dystopian trilogy. Riveting action, intense romance, and gripping emotion make this fast-paced adventure a standout debut. After a radiation blast burned most of the Earth to a crisp, the new government established… Read More

Publication Day: Burning Kingdoms by Lauren DeStefano

We are proud to announce that Burning Kingdoms is released today. Danger descends in the second book of The Internment Chronicles from Lauren DeStefano, the New York Times bestselling author of The Chemical Garden trilogy. After escaping the city of Internment, Morgan and her fellow fugitives land on… Read More

Cover reveal: Jack Colman’s THE RULE

Jack Colman’s incredibly rich, Viking-esque historical fantasy THE RULE is being released as a lovely ebook on March 26th and we’re thrilled to be able to reveal the cover. This is an excellent debut that we can’t wait for you to read. If you like your fantasy brutal and your lead characters real and raw, you’re in… Read More

The Editor’s Day Job: Devising a Family Tree

 January marked the publication of the first ever English translation of Maurice Druon’s The King Without a Kingdom. Druon’s novel is a brilliant story of the disastrous, plague-ridden reign of a certain unfortunate and incompetent French king, John II, interestingly known to history as John ‘The Good’ and his… Read More

Half a King is out today in paperback!

Today marks the publication of the paperback edition of Joe Abercrombie’s HALF A KING, and we couldn’t be more excited to see its glorious neon spine hit bookshelves.  Part one of the Shattered Sea series sees Prince Yarvi betrayed by his family and left for dead – thus starting his quest to… Read More