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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

Publication Day! Graeme K. Talboys’ Stealing into Winter

It’s publication day for Graeme K. Talboys’ Stealing into Winter and we’re so pleased to be able to share this thrilling epic adventure and its absolutely wonderful lead character, Jeniche, with you. A breathtaking tale of adventure, survival and loyalty. When Jeniche,… Read More

Publication day! Andy Livingstone’s Hero Born

What is it about heroes? To help us celebrate his publication day for HERO BORN, an epic fantasy featuring an awesome zero-to-potential-hero tale, debut author Andy Livingstone explains why we all need a hero… I grew up with heroes. As a child, I loved escaping into books and losing… 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

Voyager’s Lucky Friday 13th

‘Best Friday 13th ever!’ tweeted an excited Mark Lawrence, as the news hit that he had scooped not one, but two trophies at the 2014 Gemmell Awards last week. Lawrence follows Patrick Rothfuss, Brent Weeks and Brandon Sanderson to win the Legend Award for Best Novel with… Read More

King of Thorns by Mark Lawrence

The second book in the Broken Empire series, Lawrence takes his young anti-hero one step closer to his grand ambition. Like the facebook page to reveal chapters http://www.facebook.com/HarperVoyagerUK/app_319631768109792 To reach greatness you must step on bodies, and many brothers lie trodden in my wake. I’ve walked from pawn to… Read More

Why Fantasy? Why Now? by David Chandler

 The popularity of genre books has stayed strong for over a hundred years now, but it’s interesting—the individual genres seem to come and go.  Oh, there will always be good horror novels out there, and fantasy books seem to sell regardless of what year it is.  But there are… Read More