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Wolfhound Century: Chapter Three

It’s time for chapter three of our book of the month, Wolfhound Century by Peter Higgins. Although the chapters are short, they are perfectly formed to deliver you one of our fine debuts… Chapter three When Lom got back from placating Magadlovosk on the phone, Ziller was already in the office, writing up his report. Ziller […]

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Wolfhound Century: Chapter Two

Welcome to the next free extract from Peter Higgins’ wonderful Wolfhound Century. Short chapters aren’t they? I think there’s an interesting essay to be written on chapters and their various lengths in novels, how and why they break the book up, how they group intent and theme, how they affect the flow, but here and […]

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Throne of the Crescent Moon: Chapter 2

It’s time for chapter two of one of our brilliant debuts, Throne of the Crescent Moon by Saladin Ahmed.  Two DOULLA WATCHED RASEED weave between the teahouse tables, pulling  the child gently along. They came to a halt before him, their backs to the Mainway’s throng of people. Raseed bowed  his blue-turbaned head. Looking more closely, […]

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Throne of the Crescent Moon: Chapter 1

This week on the Gollancz blog we are celebrating the release of one of our amazing debuts, Throne of the Crescent Moon, out on Thursday. This striking debut introduces us Saladin Ahmed‘s new world, and this week we will be serialising the first three chapters for you and bringing you one of our awesome competitions. […]

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DestinyQuest 2: The Heart of Fire Prologue

Tomorrow sees the launch of the second of Michael J. Ward’s DestinyQuest adventures, The Heart of Fire. Below you will find the prologue to the adventure, and be sure to check back tomorrow for your chance to win a copy of this remarkable book!   Prologue:  The Great Escape   You are in free fall. The […]

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RED COUNTRY: Chapter One

To celebrate the publication of Red Country (out where all good books are sold on Thursday) we’re bringing you a sneak peek inside the first three chapters of Joe Abercrombie’s brand new novel. Today, enter the world of Red Country  with the first chapter . . . Oh, and because this is a celebration we’ll be […]

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Watch Joe Abercrombie read from RED COUNTRY and WIN a Signed Proof!

Happy Monday! It might be a bit (ok, a lot) gloomy here in London, but we’ve got something exciting to share with you. Earlier this month Joe Abercrombie was at Gollancz Towers and we asked (politely demanded) that we film him for the upcoming publication of Red Country (out where all good books are sold on the 18th October).

So, as a special Monday treat we’ve got an exclusive extract of Joe reading from Red Country, but that’s not all! Watch the film and listen carefully to the question Joe asks at the end. Then send the answer to the question to: competitions@orionbooks.co.uk with the subject line: RED COUNTRY by 23.59 on the 15th October 2012 for your chance to win a limited edition signed proof copy of Red Country. Visit our site for our terms and conditions.

See, we said we had something exciting to share.

Good luck!

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RED COUNTRY – Read the Extract!

Gollancz is absolutely delighted to be bringing you something a little bit special today – the first extract from Red Country by Joe Abercrombie . . . and since our words are unlikely to do it justice, read on for Joe’s: They were laughing when they clattered over the rise and the shallow little valley […]

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Biting Cold – Chapter One

As fans of our Gollancz Dark Fantasy Facebook page will know, every week we bring you #ThirstyforThursday, where we introduce you to a book or a series we think you’ll be Thirsty for. This week, we’re sharing BITING COLD, the latest installment in Chloe Neill’s brilliant Chicagoland series. This is the sixth book in the […]

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Trinity Rising – Chapter Four

Chapter Four:  SAVIN The house near the tailors’ guildhall in Mesarild to which Savin had tracked Alderan’s colours truly was unremarkable: a four¬square, sturdy thing of dressed Elethrainian granite, stolid and rosy as a country squire, surrounded by a low wall built more to define the small square of neatly scythed lawn behind which the […]

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Trinity Rising – Chapter Two

Chapter Two: SPEAKER OF THE CRAINNH Drwyn set a torch to his father’s tent at dusk, in accordance with tradition. The flames licked at the painted leather tentatively, as if savouring a strange new food, then found their appetite and leapt up to devour it. In minutes the pyre was well alight, fire swaying and […]

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Trinity Rising – Chapter One

There are many, many reasons why it’s always a pleasure to introduce a sneak-preview into an authors work, but being able to share something you absolutely love yourself is definitely one of them. Trinity Rising, as you may have seen in Elspeth Cooper’s blog piece here wasn’t the easiest book and went through some dramatic […]

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