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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

Detective Strongoak publishes today!

A Huge Congratulations to the brilliant Terry Newman, whose debut novel, Detective Strongoak and the Case of the Dead Elf publishes today. You can read all about Terry on the Voyager blog and about his love of detective novels (and fantasy!) and you can read the first chapter of… Read More

12 Days of Dragons: Ruth

In celebration of the release of George R.R. Martin’s The Ice Dragon, out now, we are looking at some of the most fearsome and fantastic dragons in fantasy. Today’s dragon is the White Dragon from Dragonquest: Ruth. Source Ruth is the only white dragon described… Read More

12 Days of Dragons: Fantus

In celebration of the release of George R.R. Martin’s The Ice Dragon, out now, we are looking at some of the most fearsome and fantastic dragons in fantasy. Today’s dragon comes from Raymond E Feist’s Riftwar series: Fantus. Source Fantus started out as a companion of… Read More

12 Days of Dragons: Norbert(a)

In celebration of the release of George R.R. Martin’s The Ice Dragon this week, we are looking at some of the most fearsome and fantastic dragons in fantasy. Today’s dragon comes from Harry Potter and is one of Hagrid’s many wild and possibly very dangerous ‘pets’. Read More

12 Days of Dragons: Saphira

In celebration of the release of George R.R. Martin’s The Ice Dragon this week, we are looking at some of the most fearsome and fantastic dragons in fantasy. Today’s dragon is the star of Eragon: Saphira. Source Eragon dragon Saphira Bjartskular is a female… Read More

12 Days of Dragons: Iskierka

In celebration of the release of George R.R. Martin’s The Ice Dragon earlier this week, we are looking at some of the most fearsome and fantastic dragons in fantasy. Today’s dragon comes from Naomi Novik’s Temeraire series: Iskierka. Source A Kazilik in service to Britain, Iskierka… Read More

12 Days of Dragons: Rhaegal

In celebration of the release of George R.R. Martin’s The Ice Dragon out today, we are looking at some of the most fearsome and fantastic dragons in fantasy. Our second dragon also comes from Westeros: Rhaegal. Source Rhaegal was born from the flames that consumed Daenerys Targaryen’s husband, Khal… Read More

12 Days of Dragons: Temeraire

In celebration of the release of George R.R. Martin’s The Ice Dragon this week, we are looking at some of the most fearsome and fantastic dragons in fantasy. Our third dragon has a whole series named after him: Naomi Novik’s Temeraire. Source… Read More

Assassin’s Apprentice & World Book Night 2015

I read Assassin’s Apprentice many years ago (before I worked at Voyager!) and I know that for me, alongside Lord of the Rings, it was Robin’s books that really started my love affair with fantasy novels. When I came to HarperCollins I was hugely excited about the prospect of working… Read More

Margaret Atwood Twitter Q&A with Francesca Haig and fans

For those of you who were unfortunately living under a rock (or away from social media) this weekend, we’re delighted to tell you that our virtual festival #BFIVoyager was out of this world. We had some fantastic events across Twitter, Facebook and here on the blog, all of which… Read More