The Launch of London Falling

Okay, the big day is approaching!  On Thursday December 6th, from 6pm, I'll be reading from and signing London Falling at London's Forbidden Planet.

You can see all the details here (plus there's a quote about the book from George R.R. Martin, bless him), and that's also where, if you can't make it, you can also order signed copies to pick up later.

This is only the first of many signings and events that'll be announced in the next couple of weeks.  If you'd like me to come along to your local book shop, ask them to get in touch with Tor, and I'll visit as many as humanly possible.  (Perhaps while wearing a small baby on my chest.)  One such signing has been in place for ages, being at Topping and Company in Bath on December 12th.

It's brilliant to finally be into the business of getting the book to readers.  The question I'm most asked is 'will it be out on Kindle?'  and the answer is yes, and on all other ebook readers, on December 6th, just like the print edition, and it'll be DRM-free, so honest purchasers like yourselves will be able to move it between devices as they wish.

The novel is 'The Bill do Buffy', as a bunch of modern London undercover coppers find themselves having to tackle a terrifying supernatural threat.  There's loads of dark police humour, but it's a serious book, an emotional book.  I like to think it whizzes along, but has an oomph to it too.  You can see me reading from it here.

I hope to see as many of you as I've ever seen at FP on December 6th.  Those of you who know me mainly from my Doctor Who work, I think London Falling is me returning to the voice of Love and War and Human Nature, and it feels great to be back.  Any help you can provide in getting the word out would be much appreciated.  This is very much what I'm meant to be doing, and with the sequel nearly finished, I'm taking continual joy in doing it.  I hope that communicates to the reader.  I hope to see you on December 6th (and there'll be many more blog posts about exciting LF happenings along the way).  Until then, Cheerio!

8 Response to "The Launch of London Falling"

  • Ade Couper Says:

    Am really looking forward to this : any chance of a signing/event in Bristol?

  • Paul Cornell Says:

    Thanks! Ask your local book shop to ask Tor. I'm happy to go down there!

  • Andrew Lawston Says:

    I'll be there. Will you be popping to Tav afterwards?

  • Paul Cornell Says:

    No, sorry, there's a party arranged for after, but I might pop in to Tav late, for old time's sake.

  • Anonymous Says:

    “on all other ebook readers, on December 6th, just like the print edition, and it'll be DRM-free”

    Yay! Looking forward to it!


  • Paul Cornell Says:

    Thank you!

  • Ulv Says:

    I knew that there were some downsides to moving away from The Smoke.

  • Paul Cornell Says:

    Well, I might be coming to somewhere near you!