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Rig in Forbidden Planet best of 2017

Pleased to say that Joe at Forbidden Planet has listed Rig, part 3 in the Kenstibec trilogy, among his best of 2017. Read what he has to say about Rig (Kenstibec 3).




Joint interview with Antonia Honeywell

I was delighted to speak alongside the magnificent Antonia Honeywell, author of The Ship, for The Writer’s Toolbelt Podcast, hosted by Andy Chamberlain. He approached us at the recent Gollanczfest thinking that we’d make for a good natter combination, and sure enough we did. There are some striking similarities between book three in the Kenstibec…




Forbidden Planet loves Kenstibec

It is a wonderful thing when people really get into your mad, dystopian, future Britain vision, and Joe Gordon at Forbidden Planet has been a big Kenstibec fan since Barricade was published way back when. Here he gives a wonderful review to the third and final part, “Rig”, and the series as a whole. It made…




Four Stars for Rig!

Most Excellent Four Star Review for “Rig” (final book in the Kenstibec trilogy) from the Sun newspaper this week: “This series has a wry sense of humour but it’s only when you flip the final page you realise you’ve read a wake-up call to a species unknowingly orchestrating its own destruction. Disturbing, illuminating, and highly entertaining.” This…




Rig launch

A quick note to say thanks so much to team Gollancz and Holborn Blackwell’s for organising a fantastic launch evening for Rig, book 3 in the Kenstibec Science Fiction series. Featuring Rig cupcakes, booze, and a damn good chat among readers, bloggers, family and friends it was a smashing way to mark the last Kenstibec book….




Signing Event and other business

Pleased as punch, delighted and excited to post that we’ll be having ourselves a book signing/ launch shindig at Blackwell’s Holborn, London on the 30th from 6.30PM for RIG, part 3 in the Kenstibec series. There’ll be copies of the beautiful final book and a drink or two. It is a wonderful thing indeed to have had…




Interview at Gollancz towers

Was pleased to pop round Gollancz’s posh new offices round Blackfriar’s way the other day with agent, raconteur and all round swell guy, Ed Wilson, to record an interview about RIG, the final part of the Kenstibec trilogy, the characters involved, and the writing process in general. Jon Wallace interview with Ed Wilson




It’s publication day!

Rig, part 3 in the Kenstibec series, if officially out in ebook and trade paperback today from Gollancz. to celebrate there’s been all sorts afoot, including this beautiful GIF, worked up by a friend at work. I’ve also been blogging over at gingernutsofhorror.com about Trump, Superyachts and Science Fiction, plus answering a few questions on the Gollancz blog…




Rig cover reveal

Delighted to reveal the cover for the final part in the Kenstibec trilogy, Rig, which comes out 16 June, following on from Barricade and Steeple. It completes a gorgeous design theme from the good people at Black Sheep and I’m pleased as punch to see it completed. Here it is in all it glory… Keep…