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Gollancz Fantasy HB/TPB September £20.00/£12.99 448pp 978 0 575 09810 7/ 978 0 575 09811 4 eBook: £12.99 978 0 575 09813 8

CHRIS WOODING The Ace of Skulls A great slice of action-packed, wise-cracking fun from the author of Retribution Falls. The Ace of Skulls is a heist-ridden piece of double-crossing entertainment, perfect for fans of Firefly and the growing steampunk market. Guaranteed to put a smile on your face, there is a piece of swashbuckling here for everyone. ‘Retribution Falls picks you up, it whisks you swiftly and entertainingly along, and it sets you down with a big smile on your face’ Joe Abercrombie, author of The Heroes and The Blade Itself Chris Wooding’s award-winning novels have been translated into 25 languages. His work is critically acclaimed and loved all over the world.

Gollancz Science Fiction HB/TPB September £20.00/£12.99 400pp 978 0 575 11683 2/ 978 0 575 11684 9 eBook: £12.99 978 0 575 11686 3

STEPHEN BAXTER Proxima An awe-inspiring Planetary Romance from the author of Flood and the epic Xeelee sequence. Proxima tells the amazing tale of how we colonise a harsh new Eden, and the secret we find there. It combines the drama of fighting for life on a harsh new world, and the politics and war of an old world. Stephen Baxter is one of the world’s most respected authors of science fiction and alternate history. His most recent non-fiction book explored the science of Avatar and he was given exclusive access to much of the film’s research and artwork. He’s collaborated with both Arthur C. Clarke and Terry Pratchett and recently penned a Doctor Who novel. He has been published and won major awards around the world, including the BSFA and John W. Campbell Awards.

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Gollancz Science Fiction & Fantasy • September 2013