That Thorn Guy Second Birthday Giveaway

That Thorn Guy will celebrate its second birthday next Wednesday, 25th January 2017! Gosh, this went fast! I can’t believe I’ve been running this site for two years now, but here it is. If you follow my posts you know that I’ve been experimenting with all sorts of Mark Lawrence related things, news, interviews, various…

Three shades of Red

  In case you haven’t heard the US cover for Red Sister (First Book in the Book of the Ancestor trilogy) was revealed this Monday over at Fantasy-Faction. Feast your eyes upon the beautiful artwork by Bastien Lecouff Deharme, the finalised cover after the designers at Ace Books did some work on it, and finally the Nendo-Cover-Art…

The Multi-Author Story Puzzle

  This post is to announce a contest which to enter you will have to read the short story below and guess which snippet was written by which author from the following list:   With much gratitude for their work the contributing authors in alphabetical order are: 1. Miles Cameron, 2. Sebastien de Castell, 3.…

An Interview with Stan Nicholls

. Stan Nicholls is a British author, journalist and the Chair of the Gemmell Awards. He has written over thirty books, most of them in the fantasy and science fiction genres, for both adult and young readers, and has been published in more than twenty countries.  His journalism has appeared in The Guardian, The Independent, The Times,…

More on Red Sister

This is just a quick post to note a few things in regards to the upcoming series, which is titled Book of the Ancestor: I’ve written a post on my blog about the books from a beta-reader’s perspective. It’s spoiler-free and if you’d like to read it, it’s HERE. Mark has finished writing the third…