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JUNE / JULY GOLLANCZ SF & FANTASY YOUNG ADULT

Anna Kendall Crossing Over

The start of a powerful new YA trilogy There are rules in the land of the living as well as the land of the dead; rules which would have Roger hanged for witchcraft if he was ever caught. But refusing to ‘cross over’ isn't an option. His uncle depends on Roger to communicate with the dead to make their fairground act work. It’s not the only way of life though, and when Roger sees a chance to escape, he fights for it – little knowing what lies ahead of him. A fast-paced, character- and story-driven tale, Crossing Over is one of the new Gollancz YA series, and is packed with action, emotion and danger. Anna Kendall is a debut novelist. She lives in Rochester, New York, USA.

Fantasy Cased/Trade Paperback (export only) June £9.99/£11.99 352pp 216 x 135mm 978 0 575 09425 3/978 0 575 09426 0 Markets: World XUSAC USA & Translation & Serial: Ralph Vicinanza

Mia James By Midnight A Ravenwood Mystery

Welcome to Ravenwood, the school with bite... April Dunne is not happy. She’s been forced to move from Edinburgh to Highgate, leaving her old friends and life behind. Ravenwood, her new school, is a prestigious academy for gifted and wealthy students, but there’s more going on than meets the eye. When the gorgeous but mysterious Gabriel Swift saves her in Highgate Cemetery, and a series of murders begin, April has to wonder if something more sinister is happening. A fantastic premise, engaging characters and atmospheric London setting mark this new Gollancz YA series. Mia James is an up-and-coming new commercial writer. She lives in London.

Fantasy Cased/Trade Paperback (export only) July £8.99/£11.99 352pp 216 x 135mm 978 0 575 09552 6/978 0 575 09553 3 Markets: World XUSAC USA & Translation: Curtis Brown; Serial: Orion www.orionbooks.co.uk 75