Meanwhile, here’s a picture of the Christmas tree at Titan House, where the lovely Titan Books people are clearly on Santa’s “nice” list. Why else would he have left them such wonderful presents?
My author copies of Sherlock Holmes and the Christmas Demon have arrived and are looking beautiful. From the dustjacket to the endpapers to the flyleaf, every element of the design — courtesy of Julia Lloyd — is a marvel. It’s out at the end of October, and I insist wholeheartedly that you rush out and buy a copy.
Pleased to announce that Firefly: Big Damn Hero has been nominated for a Dragon Award in the Best Media Tie-in category.
Now, I’m not saying you SHOULD register and cast a vote for it in the Best Media Tie-in Novel category. I’m not saying anyone is OBLIGED to. All I’m saying is: ask yourself, what would Mal Reynolds do?
Here’s me, talking to Jamie Davis at Fantasy Focus about, well, pretty much everything I’ve done career-wise. Or at least as much of it as could be fitted into 31 minutes’ conversation. Some great questions were asked, and some more or less coherent answers given. It’s a sign of incipient old age, surely, that I failed to remember properly the order in which the Pantheon novels were published. Anyway, listen at your leisure, if you wish.
Reviews are coming in for Firefly: The Magnificent Nine, and everyone seems happy.
There’s also this interview at Fantastic Books and Where to Find Them with me about the book.
Here it is, the wonderful cover design for Sherlock Holmes and the Christmas Demon, courtesy of the equally wonderful Julia Lloyd at Titan Books. Festive and sinister all at once. There’s even a creepy face staring out at you, if you can spot it.
The novel is due to be published in October. And if you’re wondering why there’s a bundle of twigs tied up with string just below the title… Well, you’re going to have to read the book to find out what it signifies.
If you can’t wait to read my first Firefly tie-in novel Big Damn Hero (out November 20th) here’s an excerpt to whet your appetite.