London Megastore: Thursday 21st May 6 ? 7pm
PATRICK ROTHFUSS ? ONLY LONDON EVENT
We?re delighted to be welcoming the author of the astonishing The Name of the Wind, a debut fantasy novel written with the cadence and fluidity of a master poet. Patrick is a rare visitor to the UK; this is his ONLY London event and it?s causing quite the sensation – we?ve already received multiple enthusiastic emails!
Southampton Megastore: Saturday 30th May 1 ? 2pm
LEADING LADIES; ALEX BELL, JAINE FENN AND SUZANNE MCLEOD ? ?JASMYN? THREE WEEKS PRE-PUBLICATION
Join the lovely ladies of Gollancz for a free-form holiday signing at the Southampton store ? we have Alex?s highly anticipated second novel Jasmyn three weeks in advance of its publication date plus Jaine?s Consorts of Heaven and Suzanne?s Sweet Scent of Blood.
London Megastore: Thursday 4th June 6 ? 7pm
MARK CHARAN NEWTON
Rapidly gaining a label as ?the best fantasy novel of 2009?, Nights of Villjamur is Mark?s debut ? taking us to a world of a dying sun and a coming ice age, richly populated with concept, plot and character. Come down and meet Mark ? and talk to him about the inspiration for this astonishing work!
London Megastore: Friday 5th June 6 ? 7pm
JOE ABERCROMBIE ? EXCLUSIVE READING AND Q&A
Best-selling fantasy author Joe will be treating us to a reading from, and a short Q&A about, his latest novel Best Served Cold. He solemnly promises no spoilers ? but plenty of his sharp, dark humour, and the razor-edged prose that have made him a master of the genre.
London Megastore: Saturday 6th June 1:30pm onwards
Needing no introduction, film director Guillermo del Toro will be signing his novel The Strain. Please be aware that this event is likely to be extremely busy and will go on for most of the afternoon.