Monthly Archives: February 2014

Blood Song – Signed Paperback Giveaway Competition

To celebrate the UK release of the Blood Song paperback I thought I’d hold a giveaway competition. To enter simply email me at between now and midnight GMT 28th February. Please include your name and address in the email – non-UK contestants are welcome. The three winners will be chosen at random on 1st March and will each receive one signed UK mass-market paperback edition of Blood Song with a personalised dedication. P&P will be paid by me. All addresses supplied will be deleted at the close of the competition. Only one entry per contestant please, multiple emails from the same source will be banned and the sender blocked. Good luck.


Blood Song – UK Paperback Released

The UK mass-market paperback edition of Blood Song is published today by Orbit. Available in all good bookshops, including this one.


Blood Song excerpt in the 2014 Campbellian Anthology

Thanks to M. David Blake (of for allowing me to include a two-chapter excerpt of Blood Song in the 2014 Campbellian Anthology. This book is a one volume collection of work by most of the writers eligible for this year’s John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer. In total, there are 111 writers featured in the anthology which comprises 860,000 words and is completely free to download in all ebook formats until the end of April here: