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July 31, 2015

Next week I’llbe heading down to London for Nine Worlds 2015 – unfortunately due to work commitments I’m only there for one day – Sunday 9th August – but here is where you can find me:

10:00am
The Books of Doctor Who – Just how many are there anyway?
Royal C&D, 10:00am – 11:15am (Doctor Who)
with Sarah Groenewegen,Simon Guerrier,Paul Cornell
Over the past fifty years there’ve been a truly terrifying number of Doctor Who books published. From the Target novelisations of the classic series stor...

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Published on July 31, 2015 06:46 • 6 views

July 24, 2015

SDCC 2015 was a million years ago now, so I’m not going to blog about it. Much. Chuck Wendig did a better job here. Zen Cho’s excellent rundown is here.

It was my first SDCC, and actually… I had a blast. It was infernallybusy, hellishly large, and diabolical fun. I got (very) lucky and managed to snag my Hasbro exclusives (but I did miss out on the LEGO). My panels had packed rooms. My signing line at the Tor booth was so long itneeded to haveit’s own line.

SDCC was good.

It was also very bus...

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Published on July 24, 2015 04:45 • 5 views

July 6, 2015

I’ve been in the US for a couple of weeks on my bookseller happy hour tour, but tomorrow I head down to San Diego for the biggest geek fest on the planet.

And here is where you can find me:

Thursday, July 9

The Resurgence of Science Fiction (panel)
1:00-2:00pm, Room 32AB
with Margaret Stohl, Mel Odom, Peter Clines, Chris Weitz, Jason Hough

The Resurgence of Science Fiction (signing)
3:00-4:00pm, Sails Pavillion
with authors from the above panel; limited quantities of Made to Kill ARCs will be...

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Published on July 06, 2015 08:13 • 7 views

June 18, 2015

Time flies. This time next week I’ll be on my way to Seattle for the Locus Awards Weekend, followed by a week of bookseller happy hour meet’n’greets to lay a little groundwork for my forthcoming novel, Made to Kill, and then on to San Diego Comic Con! More on those events later…

In the meantime,I’m pleased to be able to show off the cover for my second Elementary novel. It’s called Blood and Ink, and it’s out in February 2016. Click to enlargenate!

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More details about Blood and Ink–including...

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Published on June 18, 2015 02:08 • 15 views

May 28, 2015

This week is Book Expo America, the gigantic publishing industry fair held annually in NYC. Tor Books are there as always, and yesterday they kicked off their BEA events with a giveaway of 200 special ARCs of my November novel, Made to Kill!

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That’s Tor Director of Publicity Patty Garcia with a pile of lovely ARCs and my Publisher’s Lunch Buzz Books Author ribbon, which I must steal off her forthwith…

Tying in with BEA, Tor have launched www.thelatrilogy.com, a dedicated website for the serie...

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Published on May 28, 2015 06:43 • 21 views

May 19, 2015

Comic Book Resources broke the news in an exclusive yesterday – we’ve had a change of artist on The Shield, and I’m rather delighted to say our new chap on the job is Drew Johnson.

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Drew is a superb artist, well known for his work on Wonder Woman. Just check out that promo image he conjured up to go with the CBR announcement, with brilliant colours by Kelly Fitzpatrick.

The switch does mean that The Shield #1 has been pushed back to July – full details, including updated soliciations, are at...

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Published on May 19, 2015 07:54 • 15 views

May 13, 2015

Made to Kill might not be out until November — and believe me, I’m absolutely dying for you to see this thing— buttoday you can have a sneak peak at what’s coming up.buzz

In time for Book Expo America, Publisher’s Lunch Buzz Books 2015 (Fall/Winter) is out today, featuring extracts from 33 of the hottestforthcoming titles of 2015. It’s available digitally across multiple platforms — just follow the links at the link — and it’s absolutely, 100% free.

AndI’m pretty buzzed myself to say thatMade to...

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Published on May 13, 2015 06:32 • 11 views

April 24, 2015

Following the North American release on Tuesday,The Machine Awakes, the second in the Spider Wars trilogy, is now out in the rest of the English-speaking world from Titan books. And, to tingle the senses of those of us with the collector gene, it has this rather striking cover:

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The Machine Awakes is available at your favourite bookstore – here are some handy links:

The Machine Awakes at Amazon.co.uk
The Machine AwakesatWaterstones
The Machine AwakesatHive
The Machine Awakes atWH Smiths
The M...

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Published on April 24, 2015 01:06 • 25 views

April 20, 2015

Book 2 of 2015 is out in North America today – The Machine Awakes, the second in the Spider Wars trilogy, is published by Tor in the US and Canada, andhas a rather snazzy cover by Will Staehle that looks like this:

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The Machine Awakes is available at your favourite bookstore – here are some handy links:

The Machine Awakes at Amazon.com
The Machine Awakesat Barnes & Noble
The Machine Awakesat Indiebound
The Machine Awakes at Powell’s
The Machine Awakesat iBooks US

If you missed the first book,...

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Published on April 20, 2015 23:49 • 27 views

March 10, 2015

The deadline for Hugo Award nominations is just hours away –11:59pm Pacific Daylight Time on Tuesday March 10, 2015 – so, those members of LonCon3, Sasquan, or MidAmeriCon II, make sure you have your ballot completed by then!


I have several bits and bobs of mine that are eligible (you can see the list here), but really the only thing I want to suggest is my novelette Brisk Money. This was published by Tor.com last year, and… honestly, I love it. It’s fun, and it started a whole new series of n...

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Published on March 10, 2015 05:29 • 24 views