Version 43 Archive

  • I’ve just been proof-reading ARTEMIS, which is my fifth novel for Orbit Books, and is published later this year. And I had a bit of a ‘wow’ moment. Wow! Four...

    A-Z of the Palmerverses

    I’ve just been proof-reading ARTEMIS, which is my fifth novel for Orbit Books, and is published later this year. And I had a bit of a ‘wow’ moment. Wow! Four...

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  • A Cyborg Cop in the Exodus Universe

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    A Cyborg Cop in the Exodus Universe

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  • HELL SHIP: PUBLISHED TODAY IN THE US OF A! Regular readers of this blog will know that occasionally I produce ‘moodboards’ of my various novels. Here’s Debatable Space.  Here’s Red...

    Moodboard for Hell Ship

    HELL SHIP: PUBLISHED TODAY IN THE US OF A! Regular readers of this blog will know that occasionally I produce ‘moodboards’ of my various novels. Here’s Debatable Space.  Here’s Red...

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  • Just heard that Version 43 is featured in the Financial Times Books of the Year round-up, after its glowing review by James Lovegrove.  There were 3 SF novels chosen: v43,  The...

    Financial Times Books of the Year

    Just heard that Version 43 is featured in the Financial Times Books of the Year round-up, after its glowing review by James Lovegrove.  There were 3 SF novels chosen: v43,  The...

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  • Lovely review here on io9…

    Version 43 on io9

    Lovely review here on io9…

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  • I called in yesterday to my local bookshop, The Bookseller Crow on the Hill.  This is just a perfect local book emporium, run by the delightful Jonathan. He told me...

    The Crow on the Hill

    I called in yesterday to my local bookshop, The Bookseller Crow on the Hill.  This is just a perfect local book emporium, run by the delightful Jonathan. He told me...

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  • Just returned from Newcon 5, a small and delightful con in the town of Northampton. It’s run by Ian Whates, writer, publisher, and general amazing bloke.  I’m hoping to blog...

    Extract from Version 43

    Just returned from Newcon 5, a small and delightful con in the town of Northampton. It’s run by Ian Whates, writer, publisher, and general amazing bloke.  I’m hoping to blog...

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  • Today is the official UK publication date for Version 43, and I’ve gone to considerable trouble and expense to organise the first ever virtual launch party.  This means, er, that...

    Virtual Launch Party for Version 43

    Today is the official UK publication date for Version 43, and I’ve gone to considerable trouble and expense to organise the first ever virtual launch party.  This means, er, that...

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  • The official UK publication date for my new novel Version 43 is Thursday 7th October – this Thursday! However I’ve heard rumours that some copies have crept their way into...

    Version 43 Out Now-ish!

    The official UK publication date for my new novel Version 43 is Thursday 7th October – this Thursday! However I’ve heard rumours that some copies have crept their way into...

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  • I’ve been getting some very entertaining emails and phone calls from friends who followed the recent co-marketing venture between myself and that esteemed author Jeff Somers. Some of them detected...

    Somers v Palmer: The Final Countown

    I’ve been getting some very entertaining emails and phone calls from friends who followed the recent co-marketing venture between myself and that esteemed author Jeff Somers. Some of them detected...

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  • Part 2 in the Palmer/Somers tapes…here are rival synopses of these two noir novels, Version 43 and The Terminal State. Do you know what, I think Jeff IS better looking than...

    Duelling Synopses

    Part 2 in the Palmer/Somers tapes…here are rival synopses of these two noir novels, Version 43 and The Terminal State. Do you know what, I think Jeff IS better looking than...

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  • This blog has been having a bit of a summer break…but now it’s September, expect much more news and opinions on a variety of things.  And I’ll also be featuring...

    The end of Summer…

    This blog has been having a bit of a summer break…but now it’s September, expect much more news and opinions on a variety of things.  And I’ll also be featuring...

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  • A package arrived in the post this week, and inside I found this: Yes, it’s the actual paper version of the cover of Version 43.   I’m currently working on some...

    The Week Reviewed

    A package arrived in the post this week, and inside I found this: Yes, it’s the actual paper version of the cover of Version 43.   I’m currently working on some...

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  • I’ve been longing to share this for some time – and here it see. Lauren Panepinto’s cover design for my next book Version 43 (available in all good bookshops from October;...

    Beware the plastic Cyborg Cop: the cover of Version 43

    I’ve been longing to share this for some time – and here it see. Lauren Panepinto’s cover design for my next book Version 43 (available in all good bookshops from October;...

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  • I love most if not all genres of writing….and before I wrote SF I mainly earned my living from crime. With my third novel Version 43, I took a step...

    Version 43: The Moodboard

    I love most if not all genres of writing….and before I wrote SF I mainly earned my living from crime. With my third novel Version 43, I took a step...

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