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Gollancz Science Fiction MMP July £14.99 608pp 978 1 473 21599 3 eBook: £7.99 / 978 1 473 22164 2

Gollancz Fantasy TPB July £16.99 320pp 978 0 575 12413 4 eBook: £8.99 / 978 0 575 12430 1

KEITH LAUMER Three by Laumer

This galaxy-spanning omnibus is the perfect introduction to the wonderful worlds of Keith laumer.

The opening volumes to three classic series collected in one thrilla-minute omnibus. In Worlds of the Imperium, an American diplomat finds himself kidnapped by agents of the British Empire, which rules over a parallel world. In Retief: Envoy to New Worlds, James Retief travels the stars, resolving conflicts and avoiding cultural clashes, while battling the endless bureaucracy of the Corps Diplomatique Terrestrienne. In Bolo, Laumer explores what happens when mankind’s most advanced weapons of war become self-aware.

John Keith laumer was a prolific American science fiction author.

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JOHN HORNOR JACOBS Infernal Machines

Fisk and shoe return in this explosive conclusion to their adventures, begun in The Incorruptibles.

The world is burning. Rome is under attck. The Autumn Lords, rulers of the Tchinee empire, have had their true nature revealed. The Emperor descends into madness. And Fisk and Shoe – unlikely heroes, very likely mercenaries – must find their way to Fisk’s wife and child, who he has never seen.

There might be a lot in their way. A war, for one thing. But Livia is as determined as Fisk to be reunited. And Shoe may have a plan . . .

John Hornor Jacobs was nominated for the Bram Stoker Award for Best First Novel for Southern Gods. He lives in the southern USA where he is also a musician and graphic artist.

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Location: USA johnhornorjacobs.com T: @JohnHornor

Gollancz Fantasy HB July £12.99 320pp 978 1 473 21320 3 eBook: £6.99 / 978 1 473 21322 7 Audio: £19.99 / 10 hrs 978 1 409 1 6804 1

TOM LLOYD Princess of Blood it’s not easy being an honest man in a lawless world. brand new heroic fantasy from the bestselling author of the Twilight Reign series.

There’s a new Card in the Mercenary Deck – one Lynx isn’t sure if he’s happy to see or not. The assassin Toil now wears the Princess of Blood on her jacket and even Lynx would admit she’s a woman cloaked in chaos and bloodshed.

Their new mission is to escort a dignitary to the pious and ancient city of Jarrazir – beneath which lies a fabled labyrinth. Having barely survived their last underground adventure, the mercenaries aren’t keen for another. But Toil has other plans.

Tom lloyd was born in 1979 in Berkshire. After a degree in International Relations he went straight into publishing where he still works.

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Location: Oxford www.tomlloyd.co.uk T: @tomlloydwrites

Gollancz Science Fiction & Fantasy • July 2017