Voyager UK

George R.R. Martin on Jack Vance

HarperVoyager UK and ANZ author George R.R. Martin posted a moving tribute to Jack Vance on his Not a Blog last week. [Vance] had a huge influence on me and my work, and for the past fifty-some years has ranked among my very favorite writers. Every time… Read More

George R.R. Martin talks about The World of Ice and Fire

Earlier this year, George was in the UK to visit the Edinburgh festival, attend LonCon and take part in an incredible event with Robin Hobb. He had an incredibly busy schedule, but was happy to take a few minutes out to talk to us about his upcoming book,… 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

Great romance in SFF

When you think of romance in films and books, you probably think of rom coms, chicklit or bodice ripper Mills & Boon books. But we think some of the best love stories in history are actually found in sci-fi and fantasy! In honour of Valentine’s Day, here are some of… Read More

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

Guest post: A.F.E. Smith on the Power of Names

It’s the paperback publication day for A.F.E. Smith’s fantasy-meets-murder-mystery DARKHAVEN, the first book in her Darkhaven Novels sequence. A fearsome (and awesome) ruling family of shapeshifters deserves a name that’s as complex and badass as they are – but why does ‘Nightshade’ work do the job so perfectly?   Many fantasy writers, Ursula Le… Read More

Guest Post: Graeme K. Talboys on The Archaeology of Writing

Our wonderful author Graeme K. Talboys’ paperback of STEALING INTO WINTER is available now and he’s written a guest blog for us on how he approaches writing. With a tale about a world built on top of the ruins of a mysterious ancient society, it’s fitting that archaeology plays a vital part in the… Read More

Guest post: What is a hero?

The paperback of Andy Livingstone’s epic fantasy HERO BORN is available now, and Andy has written us an exclusive short featuring his colourful cast of characters and, of course, Brann, the boy on his way to becoming something truly great – or at least, that’s what Brann hopes…   ‘So,’ Grakk said, ‘why… Read More

Guilty until proven innocent?

When I was younger, I was a reluctant but regular consumer of old movies. My parents liked them, and I was at the age where I’d far rather stay up late to watch something I wasn’t that interested in than go to bed. I can hardly remember most… 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

Half a King: Events

We are thrilled to be able to share the line-up of events Joe Abercrombie will be taking part in for Half a King: Sunday 29th June 6.30pm            Evening talk with Blackwell’s Edinburgh at Pleasance theatre, 60 Pleasance, Edinburgh, EH8 9TJ. Tickets are £5 available from Blackwell’s… Read More

Her Dark Curiosity: Extract

To defeat the darkness, she must first embrace it. Happy publication day to Megan Shepherd! Her Dark Curiosity publishes today in paperback and ebook. Want to start reading this wonderful reimagining of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde? Scroll down for an extract! Read More