07 Feb 2018 - 06:02
Victor Lodato's Edgar and Lucy is a family epic and a gripping mystery that has already begun to capture the hearts and minds of its readers. Read on for an exclusive extract. 
 
Eight-year-old Edgar remembers nothing of the terrible accident people still whisper about. He only knows his father is dead, his mother has a limp, and his grandmother believes in ghosts. When Edgar meets a man with his own tragic story, the boy begins a journey into a secret wilderness where nothing is clear - even the line between the living and the dead. 
 
05 Feb 2018 - 06:02
A year since a rogue government agent systematically crippled the family’s criminal empire, leaving two of his brothers dead, Sheriff Clayton Burroughs  is broken and haunted by wounds that may never heal, and Bull Mountain is vulnerable and ripe for predators. 
 
The death of a boy belonging to a rival clan brings the wolves straight to Clayton’s door. Now he'll need to call on his bloody family legacy if he wants to save his family, and his mountain, from the destruction that awaits.
 
Read on for an exclusive extract from Like Lions by Brian Panowich.
31 Jan 2018 - 04:01

The March issue of SFX is out now, and it's a special books issue, including interviews with Head of Zeus authors Cixin Liu (Remembrance of Earth's Past and The Wandering Earth) and Adrian Tchaikovsky (Dogs of War). A full-page advert also runs in the magazine, championing the brilliant Head of Zeus science fiction list, and our brand new special signed limited edition of Cixin Liu's Remembrance of Earth's Past.

29 Jan 2018 - 06:01

We've all spotted a good-looking stranger or two on the morning commute, but how many of us have ever taken the chance and done something about it? Twelve years ago Zoë Folbigg did exactly that, slipping a note to Mark, her #TrainMan. Today they're happily married with two children, and Zoë has written a heart-warming novel based on her real-life fairy tale. 

26 Jan 2018 - 12:01

 

To celebrate Australia Day, we have an excerpt from Kate Young's The Little Library Cookbook...

 

25 Jan 2018 - 04:01

Every year on the 25th January, we celebrate the birth of Scotland's national poet, Robert Burns, in Ayrshire in 1759. A poet, musician and prolific lover, Burns' tribute is paid in the sharing of a meal with loved ones, songs and great words.

If you're searching for inspiration for a guid reid to honour the Bard of Ayrshire, look no further. Whether it's something to share at supper or just a story to devour in solitude with a piece of shortbread, we've got you covered.

22 Jan 2018 - 06:01
Michael Andreasen's debut collection of short stories, The Sea Beast Takes a Lover, romps through the lunatic and surreal with a tender generous ease with a joyous absurdity to each premise. 
 
This extremely funny, very weird, brilliantly constructed set of stories, from an exciting young writer is out in hardback and ebook in March. Read on for an exclusive extract.
18 Jan 2018 - 06:01

Breakout at Stalingrad is the original version of Heinrich Gerlach's classic novel of the epic World War II battle, confiscated by the Russian secret services in 1949, and now rediscovered in the Russian archives.

Finally available in its original form in English for the first time, Gerlach's magnus opus has attracted praise from the British press.

17 Jan 2018 - 09:01

Award-winning and bestselling author Cory Doctorow is the author of Walkaway, a multi-generational SF thriller about the momentous changes coming in the next hundred years. Walkaway has just been published in paperback.

“They’re right to be afraid,” said Natalie. “This world, if you aren’t a success, you’re a failure. If you’re not on top, you’re on the bottom. If you’re in between, you’re hanging on by your fingernails, hoping you can get a better grip before your strength gives out. Everyone holding on is too scared to let go. Everyone on the bottom is too worn down to try. The people on the top? They’re the ones who depend on things staying the way they are.” 

16 Jan 2018 - 09:01

Jane Johnson is a British novelist and publisher. Her latest novel, Court of Lions, has just been published in paperback. This weekend, she spoke to the Telegraph Online about her true-life love story of how she met her Berber husband in Morocco.

To meet your future husband – a tall, handsome, mysterious stranger with whom you have no common language -  2,000 miles from home, while in danger of your life (and when you have given up on men altogether), sounds like the perfect pitch for a novel.

15 Jan 2018 - 09:01

Head of Zeus are delighted that Min Jin Lee's Pachinko has been shortlisted for the Edward Stanford Travel Award for Fiction with a Sense of Place. Pachinko is a victorian epic transplanted to Japan, following a Korean family of immigrants through eight decades and four generations. Voting for the Edward Stanford Travel Award is open to the public here

11 Jan 2018 - 06:01

So You Think You Know About Dinosaurs is the hit stage show starring dinosaur aficionado Dr Ben Garrod. Get ready to go on an exciting pre-historic adventure as Ben talks you through the deadliest predators that ever roamed the planet. Yes dinosaurs such as Tyrannosaurus rex, Allosaurus and Spinosaurus would have walked or swam right where you are now!

Pitting the knowledge of unwitting parents against their all-knowing kids, Dr Ben presents an interactive, educational and highly entertaining show using film footage from the BBC's 'Planet Dinosaur’. So come and test your knowledge against Dr Ben in this hit live interactive show which is bigger and better than ever.

08 Jan 2018 - 10:01
Jane Lythell worked as a television producer and commissioning editor before becoming Deputy Director of the BFI and Chief Executive of BAFTA. Her latest novel, Behind Her Back, out in paperback in February, follows the rivalries, duplicity and toxic masculinity behind the scenes at a morning show. 
 
Lythell worked for TV-am, the TV company that ran Good Morning Britain, the flagship ITV breakfast show, before she was appointed the first female chief executive of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (Bafta) in 1998, where she discovered discrepancies between her pay and that of her male predecessors after her departure.