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To celebrate the release of author Chris McCrudden’s new book Battle Beyond The Dolestars, a Battlestar Suburbia novel, we have five copies to give away! For your chance to win, answer the question at the bottom of the page. Enter the weird and wonderful world of Chris McCrudden’s Battlestar Suburbia, where household appliances have enslaved the human
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It’s one thing to follow up a beloved book 34 years after it was published, but it’s quite another challenge altogether when the original book has spawned a hit TV show and become a political symbol of resistance. But Margaret Atwood isn’t going to let a little thing like that put her off. The Testaments
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As Gideon The Ninth takes the book world by storm, author Tamsyn Muir talks exclusively to SciFiNow about our love of swords, and the heroes and dickheads that wield them… The sword is humanity’s favourite weapon, and sword-fighters tend to be some of our favourite characters. Excalibur, the legendary sword of King Arthur, has some claim
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Following the release of her new novel, dystopian political sci-fi VOX, we talk with author Christina Dalcher about her influences, her characters and more… Your protagonist Jean is in many ways quite a relatable one – she never took a huge interest in politics until it was too late, and often throughout VOX it feels like
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It was with great sadness that we learned of the death of Terrance Dicks, fondly known to many Doctor Who fans as ‘Uncle Terry’. A prolific writer, who wrote hundreds of books and worked extensively in television both genre and mainstream, he was best known and loved for his work on Doctor Who, first as
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In anticipation of the release of upcoming debut novel Cold Storage by David Koepp, the screenwriter of Jurassic Park, we’re thrilled to be able to present this exclusive trailer for the book. Check it out:  Courtesy of Derek Ambrosi Cold Storage by David Koepp is published on 19 September (Hardback, eBook and Audio), and is available for pre-order here. Here’s
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I wrote the Steelhaven trilogy between 2012 and 2015. During that period there was a slew of other writers releasing fantasy novels, riding on the popularity of the Game Of Thrones TV show, which were labelled as “Grimdark”. Naturally, Steelhaven was clumped in with those, and having a cast at least partially consisting of amoral,
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Author Suzanne Collins is taking us back to Panem – but without Katniss Everdeen By Abigail Chandler 17-06-19 1,674 Four years on since The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 landed in cinemas, it looks like we’re going to be making a return trip to Panem. Suzanne Collins, author of the original Hunger Games trilogy, has
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The bastards are back . . . Following the runaway success of The Grey Bastards — one of the biggest debut fantasy launches of the last five years – Jonathan French returns with the highly-anticipated sequel, The True Bastards, and we’re thrilled to reveal the amazing cover! Fetching was once the only female rider in the Lot Lands. Now
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Star Wars fans have the chance to win not one but two new titles from Haynes. Both fully authorised and approved by Lucasfilm, one Haynes manual takes take a look at the notoriously lethal TIE Fighter while the other looks at the legendary Millennium Falcon. For your chance to win, simply answer the question at the
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We are thrilled to be able to reveal the cover of Christopher Hinz’s new sci-fi novel Starship Alchemon, as well as the cover for the novella Hinz wrote with Angry Robot’s MD Etan Ilfeld, Duchamp Versus Einstein and an exclusive excerpt from the first chapter of Starship Alchemon. Check out the covers below: Read the exclusive excerpt from Starship Alchemon by
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“Unclassifiable” can be such a lovely thing. It’s easy to understand why we’re always in such a rush to put stories into a genre, and then a sub-genre, whether you’re a publisher, reviewer or a fan, but there’s something quite wonderful about taking a step into an uncertain world. Especially when you’re in the hands
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A grieving father is drawn into a dangerous conspiracy in near-future SF Zero Bomb By Jonathan Hatfull 04-04-19 7 Author: MT Hill Publisher: Titan Books Buy on Amazon If you like this, try… Kraken by China Miéville A missing giant squid is the catalyst for an impossible mystery Anyone looking to escape the grim reality
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