Cover for ‘The Thorn of Emberlain’ by Scott Lynch revealed
 

Thorn of Emberlain

Cover Reveal and Plot Thread Revealed

 
F-F To Support Mark Lawrence’s Self Published Author Opportunity
 

Helping the little guys...

Mark Lawrence's Self Published Opportunity

 
The Skull Throne (Demon Cycle 4) Cover Revealed!
 

The Skull Throne

Demon Cycle Book 4's Cover Revealed!

 

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Cover for ‘The Thorn of Emberlain’ by Scott Lynch revealed

Cover for ‘The Thorn of Emberlain’ by Scott Lynch revealed 

With the release of The Rebublic of Thieves in 2013, Scott Lynch and Gollancz assured us that we wouldn’t have any further 6 year waits between Gentleman Bastard novels. Initially we were told that The Thorn of Emberlain would hit shelves around Autumn of 2014, so when that date sailed by we admittedly panicked. Scott assured us though […]

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F-F To Support Mark Lawrence’s Self Published Author Opportunity

F-F To Support Mark Lawrence’s Self Published Author Opportunity 

“Who knows how many Name of the Winds or [fill in your favourite] are lost to us because they just couldn’t be seen? None? A hundred?” asked Mark Lawrence. You might scoff at that question – ‘no idiot reading Name of the Wind would turn it down’ – but actually many, many very clever, very […]

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Gemmell Awards team up with Nine Worlds

Gemmell Awards team up with Nine Worlds 

Nine Worlds has rapidly become one of the most talked-about genre-conventions in the United Kingdom. Similarly, the David Gemmell Legend Awards has taken just a few short years to become the most anticipated awards ceremony for the Epic Fantasy genre. The success of each is simple: they’ve been formed by genre fans for genre fans. Today’s announcement, […]

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The Skull Throne (Demon Cycle 4) Cover Revealed!

The Skull Throne (Demon Cycle 4) Cover Revealed! 

Starburst Magazine have revealed Harper Voyager UK’s cover of Peter V. Brett’s forth novel in ‘The Demon Cycle’, The Skull Throne. The last book in the series featured the same character – Inevra – in alternative dress and pose on both the UK and US versions of the book. For this title readers have been […]

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Fantasy-Faction Grim Gathering: Bristol 2015 & ‘Skull Throne’ ARC Competition!!!

Fantasy-Faction Grim Gathering: Bristol 2015 & ‘Skull Throne’ ARC Competition!!! 

What You Need to Know On Friday April 10th 2015 at Bristol Waterstones from 7:00pm 4 of Grim, Gritty, Grey Fantasy’s best authors will be gathering. That is Mark Lawrence, Peter V. Brett, Joe Abercrombie and Peter Newman all in one place to discuss the grim/dark/grey/gritty fantasy genre on a panel, answer questions from fans, sign their books and grab […]

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Rebirths of Tao Cover Reveal

Rebirths of Tao Cover Reveal 

Fantasy-Faction are big, big fans of Wesley Chu. Not only have his Tao books been funny, loveable and entertaining, but his ever-varied Twitter feed makes him one of the most fun and interesting authors to follow through social media (do it now!). So, when our friends over at Angry Robot Books asked if we’d be interested […]

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Books we love: The books that stole our hearts and got us reading

Books we love: The books that stole our hearts and got us reading 

It was Valentines last week so I, as I often do, sent out a holiday themed tweet: What I didn’t expect when I sent that Tweet out was such a huge variety of replies and such a wonderful array of reasoning for why each person had chosen the specific books they were throwing at me. Because […]

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Most Anticipated Fantasy Novels of 2015: Publishers’ Choice

Most Anticipated Fantasy Novels of 2015: Publishers’ Choice 

Every year we take some time visiting and talking to SFF publishers about what their most anticipated novels for the year are. The idea is that the people working in the publishing houses are the ones who actually have laid their eyes on the manuscripts. In terms of the already popular authors they know whether […]

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First new Michael Moorcock Novel in 10 years makes its way to the UK

Can you believe it has been almost a decade since we’ve seen a major novel from Michael Moorcock in the UK? Well, those who have been waiting patiently for Michael’s latest novel to hit UK shores are about to be rewarded, because in addition to re-releaseing a number of Moorcock’s novels in special hefty collector’s […]

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New Michael J. Sullivan series!

New Michael J. Sullivan series! 

Whilst Fantasy-Faction works on its Most Anticipated Fantasy Novels of 2015 list (due up this Friday / Saturday – PROMISE!), we were brought news of yet another of Fantasy-Faction’s favourite authors who has just signed a new book deal. This adds to the exciting news we brought you yesterday that Sam Sykes has announced a collaboration with […]

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Sam Sykes lands new novel deal…

Sam Sykes lands new novel deal… 

Fantasy-Faction are big fans of Sam Sykes. His books are like playing video games: non-stop, chaotic and oh so fun. Fantasy is a genre where an author should feel free to let their imagination run wild, disembark from real-life and – from time to time – give the reader something that isn’t simply history re-written. […]

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Jim Butcher Announces New Fantasy Series

Jim Butcher Announces New Fantasy Series 

Jim Butcher’s Dresden books are some of the highest selling, most highly regarded novels in the fantasy genre. With a narrative style reminiscent of Raymond Chandler’s, the protagonist of the novels – Harry Dresden, Chicago’s only professional wizard – makes a living as a Private Detective. The stories are popular for their consistent humour and […]

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