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#VirtualVoyager In Conversation: Terry Newman and Jason LaPier

Authors Terry Newman and Jason LaPier have both recently had novels published that combined genres – crime and fantasy and crime and SF, respectively. Today they’re discussing combining genres and breaking down boundaries in fiction. Editor John W. Campbell said that mystery and science fiction (and presumably fantasy) were incompatible… Read More

#VirtualVoyager Q&A: Jack Colman

They say there are a certain set of questions to help you really get to know a person. With that in mind, we’ve applied this to our wonderful digital-first authors and, more specifically, their books and asked them five vital questions to get better acquainted. Welcome, Jack Colman and THE… Read More

Christi J. Whitney’s Grey out in paperback

The first book in Christi J. Whitney’s The Romany Outcasts Series GREY is out in paperback today. This is YA fantasy with a wonderful dark twist and reviewers have been saying some lovely things about it. There are no shiny vampires here… ‘Different, unique and mysterious … A great start… Read More

COVER REVEAL: A. F. E. Smith’s Darkhaven

Introducing the simply gorgeous cover for A. F. E. Smith’s wonderful fantasy debut, Darkhaven. This is a spectacular tale that’s set in an incredibly detailed world; for breathless action, unexpected heroes, romance and characters that will stay with you, Darkhaven is a complete treat. Ayla Nightshade never wanted to rule… Read More

Cover Reveal: Goldenfire by A.F.E. Smith

We’re utterly delighted to reveal the cover of A.F.E. Smith’s GOLDENFIRE, book two of The Darkhaven Novels. This cover takes us into slightly darker territory for this brilliant fantasy series, with a highly skilled assassin coming for Ayla Nightshade, the shapeshifting ruler of Darkhaven. An assassin with an agenda, one even their sinister employer knows nothing about: In Darkhaven, peace doesn’t last long. 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

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

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

Introducing Andy Livingstone . . .

In October 2012, HarperVoyager signed 15 full-length novels from mostly unagented writers, gathered in a two-week open submissions process. Andy Livingstone’s HERO BORN is one of these novels, and it’s the first volume of the fantasy sequence The Seeds of Destiny. Here, as part of our series of interviews… Read More