Author: thatthornguy

In defence of Mark Lawrence

Last week, on 26th June 2020 author Victoria (V.E.) Schwab tweeted: “Forgot, when I was 26 or so, I criticised the relentless sexual assault and portrayal of female characters in a book (without tagging author) and he tracked me down, and set his followers after me, encouraging them as they called me b*tch and c*nt.”…

The Girl and the Stars Art Contest

This post is to announce a fan art contest with entries featuring characters from any Mark Lawrence novels. The best three entries will receive an Advance Reading Copy of  The Girl and the Stars, the highly anticipated first book of The Book of the Ice trilogy.   . To enter the competition create an original…

The Girl And The Stars Give-Away

With many thanks to HarperVoyager UK, I have two Advance Reading Copies of Mark Lawrence’s upcoming novel, THE GIRL AND THE STARS, to offer to random winners of this give-away.   To participate simply comment below this post and answer any (or all three) of the following three questions: 1. Which of Mark’s books have…

The Girl and the Stars US Cover Reveal

  It is my absolute pleasure to reveal this stunning book cover from US publisher ACE and artist Bastien Lecouffe Deharme for Mark Lawrence‘s upcoming book, The Girl and the Stars. It’s the first instalment of his new trilogy, The Book Of The Ice and just like Red Sister, it is set in the world…