Preview of autumn titles

No sooner had we launched our two YA novels in April (Bone Music and The Sword of Ice and Fire) than we were in the thick of the production process for the autumn titles. Black Wings is subtitled “a novel of the French Revolution,” and it does what it says on the tin. Sophie Masson[…]

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The Sword of Ice and Fire

“The Sword of Ice and Fire bears all the marks of John Matthews’ great knowledge of the historical/ mythical setting, the clarity of his prose, and a sure sense of narrative momentum.” Philip Pullman, Author of the His Dark Materials and Book of Dust trilogies, winner of the Costa overall award and Carnegie Medal An[…]

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Bone Music

“A shaman heroine’s spirit-haunted romance… The bone music of her skull fiddle winds through battles, betrayal and revenge. A great read.” Susan Price, Winner of the Carnegie Medal and Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize It is Mongolia in the 12th century. Spirits walk under the blood moon. Guided by a prophecy that says the wolf will[…]

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All good news here!

Where to begin? We’ve sold Rights to David: the Unauthorised Biography to Japan and are negotiating an American deal on The Celian Moment. The Ravenmaster’s Boy has been nominated for the Carnegie Medal and is on the shortlist for the Hillingdon Secondary Book of the Year. We’ve been getting excellent reviews for all this year’s[…]

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