1. Red Sister is coming

‘If you wish to know what someone is made of, you must squeeze them until it shows.’ In the Convent of Sweet Mercy, Abbess Glass and her sisters apply pressure to the girls placed in their care. They find out what their novices are...

2. What to expect in Mark La...

Red Sister, the first novel in my new Book of the Ancestor trilogy, contains a very different story to that in my debut, Prince of Thorns, or my second trilogy starting with Prince of Fools. When I brought Jorg Ancrath’s story to a...

3. Open letter from Sarah Be...

This is an open letter to all the characters I’ve loved and lost, wherever you may be … I’m really sorry I killed you. Except I’m not, because it had to be done. I’m blaming the outline. Yes, I know I wrote the outline too,...

4. Guest Blog: Sarah Beth Du...

  I can pinpoint the exact moment that The Queen of Blood was born: it was a couple of summers ago, and I’d just arrived for a weekend writing retreat deep in the woods of Pennsylvania. Every writer was given a picturesque...

5. The Best of Voyager 2016

Another year, another solid 12 months of excellent speculative fiction releases. There’s been something for everyone this year, so let’s recap the best of the best. Eleanor by Jason Gurley A tale of time travel and familial bonds,...
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5 books that shaped Eleanor

5 books that shaped Eleanor

  by Jason Gurley   In late 2014 I visited fellow Portland author David Shafer at one of his events. We hadn’t met before, but had mutual friends. He inscribed a copy of his bestseller Whiskey...
Voyager Ebook Specials

Voyager Ebook Specials

Get the latest ebook specials on some of the best sci-fi and fantasy novels of 2015. … … … … ...
KJ Taylor Competition and Blog Tours

KJ Taylor Competition and Blog Tours

Competition – (closed) Congratulations to our lucky winners – Jade Lee and Hope Lee! You’ll recieve a set of K.J. Taylor’s Drachengott E-book series ( in either EPUB or MOBI file...
Vetigel

Vetigel

Bleeding out is one of the great contributors to death by injury. Often, the fatal loss of blood occurs quicker than the medic or ambulance officer can control the bleeding. A brand new technology has come up...
Interview with Gregory Maguire

Interview with Gregory Maguire

Thanks for taking the time to talk to HarperVoyager – we are big fans of your work! 1. Your 2015 novel After Alice is a reimagining of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland. What made you want to write...
The Canadian Space Elevator

The Canadian Space Elevator

During a speech he once gave, someone in the audience asked Arthur C. Clarke when the space elevator would become a reality. Clarke answered, “Probably about 50 years after everybody quits laughing.” What...
5 tricky questions with Mitchell Hogan

5 tricky questions with Mitchell Hogan

  If you were only allowed to read one book for the rest of your life, what would it be? The Necronomicon. Easy decision really, although I’d have to make sure I could read the language it is inscribed in....
The Hoatzin

The Hoatzin

I’ve done a few posts about amazing animals in the past, but I have to admit, the Hoatzin is rather special, because it has several features that makes it unique in the Class Aves. The species has a...
Ethics, Morality and Science:  The Ongoing Debate over the Legacy of Henrietta Lacks

Ethics, Morality and Science: The Ongoi...

  I have previously written about Henrietta Lacks and her immortal line of cancer cells so vital to cancer research, the immortal HeLa cell line. Here is a brief summary of the background: In 1951,...
Nine Questions with Sabaa Tahir

Nine Questions with Sabaa Tahir

  Was your childhood growing up in a motel in the desert must have been full of adventures? (It sounds like it must have been awesome)Not adventures in the traditional sense, but it was certainly never...
Annihilation set to be adapted into a movie starring Natalie Portman!

Annihilation set to be adapted into a mo...

If you hadn’t already heard it around the interwebz, The first book in Jeff VanderMeer’s astoundingly creepy, and Nebula Award-winning, Southern Reach series, Annihilation, is set to be adapted...
Game of Thrones Season Five Episode Ten Recap

Game of Thrones Season Five Episode Ten ...

This blog is published after Game of Thrones first airs on Showcase, Monday at 11am AEST (Encore 7.30pm AEST) and contains spoilers. Think you know GOT? You know nothing! Is everyone dead? Is anyone really...
WIN a copy of An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir!

WIN a copy of An Ember in the Ashes by S...

We’re giving you the chance to win one of seven copies of the hottest debut this year – Sabba Tahir’s grim fantasy Voyager YA novel, An Ember in the Ashes! Set in a vividly imagined world...
Game of Thrones Season Five Episode Nine Recap by Seaton Kay-Smith

Game of Thrones Season Five Episode Nine...

This blog is published after Game of Thrones first airs on Showcase, Monday at 11am AEST (Encore 7.30pm AEST) and contains spoilers. This recap is written by the awesome Seaton Kay-Smith author of A Fistful...
The Golden Wheel Spider and the Cartwheel Spider

The Golden Wheel Spider and the Cartwhee...

I have a confession to make; even though I am a zoologist, I am frightened of large, hairy spiders. I’ve always had this theory is was the way they walk … and now I know this is the truth of the matter....

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Red Sister is the first book in a brilliant new series from the bestselling author of Prince of Thorns, Mark Lawrence. Beneath a dying sun that shines upon a crumbling empire, Nona Grey must come to terms with her demons and learn to become a deadly assassin if she is to survive…

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