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Gollancz Science Fiction Hb February £12.99 288pp 978 1 473 21842 0 ebook: £6.99 / 978 1 473 21844 4

Gollancz Science Fiction TPb February £16.99 512pp 978 0 575 13406 5 ebook: £8.99 / 978 0 575 13408 9

Gollancz Fantasy TPb March £16.99 784pp 978 0 575 09972 2 ebook: £8.99 / 978 0 575 09974 6

ALASTAIR REYNOLDS Slow bullets

From the author of Revelation Space comes an interstellar adventure of war, identity, betrayal, and the preservation of civilisation itself.

A vast conflict, encompassing hundreds of worlds and systems, appears to be finally at an end. On the brink of the ceasefire, Scur is captured by a renegade war criminal, and left for dead. She revives aboard a prisoner transport vessel. Something has gone terribly wrong with the ship. Passengers – ex-combatants – are waking up from hibernation far too soon.

alastair reynolds studied at Newcastle and St Andrews Universities and has a PhD in astronomy. He stopped working as an astrophysicist for the European Space Agency to become a full-time writer.

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Location: Near barry, Glamorgan alastairreynolds.com

JUSTINA RObSON The Switch kRISTEN bRITAIN Firebrand

The ground-breaking new novel from one of the genre's most respected authors: a thrilling mix of science, magic and politics.

The Harmony keeps society, and everyone in it, in their perfect place. A complex, state-of-the-art system, it ensures happiness for every citizen. Unless, of course, you are deemed to be less than perfect. Flawed. Discarded – like Two and Nico – to live on waste until someone finds a use for you. Two has a talent for hacking. Nico has the training to be a brutal pit fighter, winning or throwing games as he’s instructed. Their attempts to find a harmonious life are going to have some extraordinary consequences.

Justina robson is the Arthur C. Clarkeshortlisted author of titles such as Natural History, Living Next Door to the God of Love and the Quantum Gravity series.

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Location: Leeds Available for interview www.justinarobson. blogspot.com T: @Justinarobson

The much-anticipated sixth instalment in the New York Times bestselling Green rider series.

karigan G’ladheon is a Green Rider – a seasoned member of the royal messenger corps whose loyalty and bravery have already been tested many times. Her first legendary mission is long complete and karigan has learnt to wield the magic her Green Rider brooch allows her to access, and she’s used it to defy some of the most terrifying dark magicians of the age. Having fought tooth and nail to return to her rightful time and place, karigan is finally back among the other Green Riders, preparing once again to resume the fight to save Sacoridia from the oncoming darkness.

kristen Britain writes full time. Her interests include reading, guitar playing, and illustration.

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Location: New Mexico, USA Available for interview www.kristenbritain.com

Gollancz Science Fiction & Fantasy • February / March 2017