This year’s finalists for the Gemmell Awards for Fantasy have been announced!
Legend Award (Best novel)
- Half a King by Joe Abercrombie (HarperCollins)
- Valour by John Gwynne (Pan Macmillan/Tor UK)
- Prince of Fools by Mark Lawrence (HarperCollins)
- Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson (Gollancz)
- The Broken Eye by Brent Weeks (Orbit)
Morningstar Award (Best debut novel)
- Traitor’s Blade by Sebastien de Castell (Jo Fletcher Books)
- The Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley (Angry Robot)
- The Godless by Ben Peek (Pan Macmillan/Tor UK)
- The Emperor’s Blades by Brian Stavely (Pan Macmillan/Tor UK)
- Age of Iron by Angus Watson (Orbit)
Ravenheart Award (Best cover art)
- Laura Brett for the cover of The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss
- Mike Bryan for the cover of Half a King by Joe Abercrombie
- Jason Chan for the cover of Prince of Fools by Mark Lawrence
- Sam Green for the cover of Words of Radiance by Brandon Sanderson
- Jackie Morris for the cover of Fool’s Assassin by Robin Hobb
The David Gemmell Awards ceremony will take place at Nine Worlds on August 8th, 2015.
Congratulations to all the finalists!