Garden of Dreams by Peter Andrew Jones

Misjudging A Book By Its Cover (In A Good Way)

The recent furore over fantasy author Terry Goodkind‘s comments about the cover of his novel Shroud of Eternity has provoked some fierce debate and criticism over the past week, leading to a forthright apology for offence caused to artist Bastien Lecouffe-Deharme. The condemnation for publicly decrying the work of a fellow professional aside, the debacleContinue reading Misjudging A Book By Its Cover (In A Good Way)

Rivers of London - Night Witch #2 Cover A by Anna Dittmann

Rivers of London saga returns with new comic series, collections and sixth novel

March sees the release of not only a new Rivers of London comic series based on the top-selling fantasy crime novels created by Ben Aaronovitch, but the release of collections of the first comic story, Body Work. Titan Comics Rivers of London comics are the work of writers Ben Aaronovitch and Andrew Cartmel (Written inContinue reading Rivers of London saga returns with new comic series, collections and sixth novel

Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch

In Review: Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch

  By Ben Aaronovitch Publisher: Gollancz Out: 13th November 2014 The Book: In the anticipated fifth instalment in The Sunday Times bestselling Rivers of London series, Foxglove Summer, Ben Aaronovitch takes Peter Grant out of London – to a small village in Herefordshire where the local police are reluctant to admit that there might be a supernatural element toContinue reading In Review: Foxglove Summer by Ben Aaronovitch

Gerry Anderson's Gemini Force

Gerry Anderson’s Gemini Force One secures publishing deal with Gollancz

In an exciting development for fans of shows such as Thunderbirds and Captain Scarlet, word breaks this morning that the successful Kickstarter project, Gerry Anderson’s Gemini Force One, is to be published by Gollancz in 2014 and Orion Children’s Books in 2015. Let’s hope this also means there’s a possibility of a comic based onContinue reading Gerry Anderson’s Gemini Force One secures publishing deal with Gollancz

City of Slik and Steel by Mike Carey, Linda Carey and Louise Carey

Other Worlds: Mike Carey’s City of Silk and Steel

Earlier this year, the Carey gang – Mike Carey, wife Linda and daughter Louise – saw the UK publication of City of Silk and Steel by Gollancz, a wonderful Arabian Nights-style novel I discovered quite by chance recently in Lancaster Library. Mike will be better known to downthetubes readers as a comics writer, best known for hisContinue reading Other Worlds: Mike Carey’s City of Silk and Steel