Tag: Gollancz

Kenstibec’s Twitter Story: Part 1

Barricade is published in paperback today! To celebrate I thought I’d publish the first part of last year’s Kenstibec’s twitter story. @Kenstibec was tweeting for six months leading up to Barricade’s launch in June last year, dropping bulletins set in the months before the events of the book. It covers day to day life for the super-human…




Mini Barricades are in!

Thrilled to say that a treasure box arrived from Gollancz today, packed to bursting with mass market paperback editions of Barricade. As you can see it is a smaller, chubbier version of its taller, leaner ‘trade paperback’ relative but no less gorgeous for it. Plus it now comes stamped with a few nice reviews (many more available here)….




Steeple: proof week

Gollancz has sent through the proofs for Steeple, my second novel and the sequel to Barricade. It’s exciting to find the fat envelope arrive in the post tray, but it does make me wonder how other authors have their proofs delivered – I mean my books are short affairs (so far), yet this is quite…




Steeple cover reveal + other cover art

I’m delighted to reveal the cover for “Steeple”, the sequel to my debut novel “Barricade”. This cover, and that of Barricade, are the work of Lisa Brewster from Black Sheep. All hail her mighty skills! I admit that I started thinking about covers the moment I was signed to Gollancz. I remember my editor, Simon, bringing up the subject…