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Read Quietus by Tristan Palmgren for Free – It’s Contagious!

Quietus by Tristan PalmgrenReady for something extraordinary? Read the first two chapters of the brilliant hard SF debut Quietus by Tristan Palmgren which mashes up the black death with an awesome intergalactic conspiracy… aww hell – ya gotta read it!

In medieval Italy, Niccolucio, a young Florentine Carthusian monk, leads a devout life until the Black Death kills all of his brothers, leaving him alone and filled with doubt. Habidah, an anthropologist from an alien world

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Book Announcement, Cover Art, News

Cover Reveal & Announcement: TERMINUS

First came Quietus but as these things go it had to be followed by Terminus.

That’s right, we loved Tristan Palmgren‘s inter-dimensional space opera Quietus so much that we had to have a second book! That book is Terminus and it will be available for your eyeholes this November!

Below is a sneak peek, but head over to the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog for the full synopsis and a look at the beautiful new cover by Dominic Harman!

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Angry Robot KOBO Deals


Yes, we do! Well, in actual fact Kobo has a great deal for you, as it’s offering discounts on a bunch of your favourite – or new favourite – Angry Robot titles!

“Which books?!” we hear you cry! Just direct your eyes below, fair human, and you shall see:

Apex by Ramez Naam
Binary Storm by Chris Hinz
Drake and Dominion by Peter McLean
Seven Forges, The Blasted Lands and City of Wonders by James A Moore

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Author Appearances: Matthew De Abaitua

Author of The Red Men, If Then and The DestructivesMatthew De Abaitua will be taking part in the Essex Book Festival by holding a creative writing workshop! But what’s even cooler than seeing Matthew spill forth wisdom, is that it’s taking place in a creepy, Cold War, underground nuclear bunker which just screams dystopia – only slightly different to where he lectures at the University of Essex right?! So, if you’re in the London area (UK), be sure to

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New Author Announcement: Jaine Fenn

AR Author Jaine Fenn, photo by James Cooke
AR Author Jaine Fenn, photo by James Cooke

WHOOT!!! Break out the champagne and get ready to get down with a great book, because we’ve just signed Jaine Fenn!

You might recognise the name of Jaine, and that’s probably because she has previous works under her belt, namely the acclaimed Gollancz series, Hidden Empire.

And now, this September we’ll be publishing Jaine’s science-fantasy novel Hidden Sun,

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BookBub, Daily Deal, Price Promotion

Discount Fare for ‘Skyfarer’ on Bookbub Today

Skyfarer by Joseph BrasseyFor the 12th March only Skyfarer by Joseph Brassey is available for $1.99 AUS, CAD, $0.99 USD and £0.99 GBP at BookBub

When trainee sorceress Aimee de Laurent’s first spell goes awry she and her skyship crew must race to find the much-desired Axiom Diamond before their enemies can get to it first…

Travel the skies with this perfect blend of fantasy and space opera just in time for the sequel, 

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Women Recommend Women in Sci-Fi

Happy Women in Sci-Fi Day, y’all (we heard a rumour it’s today, but if not we’re making it so -fight us). Today we’re celebrating women who write science fiction, so we decided to ask some of our women science fiction authors to recommend to us the female authors who bring them joy, inspire them and stand as role models for aspiring women authors everywhere.

So without further ado, here they are!

Wendy N Wagner on Suzy McKee Charnas

For me, science fiction doesn’t get much better than Suzy McKee Charnas’ the Holdfast Chronicles. The first

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Author Appearance: Taking Tea and Talking Character with Amber Royer

Amber Royer, author of upcoming Free Chocolate will be appearing at two events in Texas this weekend. If you want to indulge then check out the information below and get ready to talk chocolate, eat chocolate, and possibly live as chocolate too.

AR Author Amber RoyerFresh Fiction Afternoon Tea – Saturday 10th March

This Saturday at 3.30pm Amber will be attending the Fresh Fiction Afternoon tea at the Chocolate Angel Cafe and Tea Room in Richardson,

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States of Independence: Jeannette Ng and Rod Duncan

On Saturday 10th March the States of Independence Festival at De Montfort University, Leicester will be hosting authors Jeannette Ng (Under the Pendulum Sun) and Rod Duncan (The Queen of All Crows) on their panels along with Angry Robot’s very own publicity manager, Penny Reeve. If you want to come along to this FREE FESTIVAL then check out the details below:

Angry Robot Author Jeannette NgWomen in Science Fiction and Fantasy Panel, chaired by Dr Teika Bellamy

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Kindle Monthly Deal, Price Promotion

The Mirror Empire is a Kindle Monthly Deal!

For the whole of MarchKameron Hurley’s first book: The Mirror Empire from the Worldbreaker Saga series will be a Kindle Monthly Deal offer in the US. That’s $1.99 for an incredible slice of worldbuilding, and truly jaw-dropping action.

The Mirror Empire is the most original fantasy I’ve read in a long time, set in a world full of new ideas, expanding the horizons of the genre. A complex and intricate book full of elegant ideas and finely-drawn characters.”
– Adrian Tchaikovsky, author of Arthur

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Author Appearance: Alex Wells

Angry Robot author Alex WellsAlex Wells, author of Hunger Makes the Wolf and recently released sequel Blood Binds the Pack will be making an appearance at Old Firehouse Books in Colorado on March 10. Come along and hear Alex talk about being a badass writer with a penchant for applying SCIENCE to SFF, get your books signed and have a mingle!

If you want a taste of what Alex’s books are like, or how they navigate the field of geology within

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S A Sidor at StokerCon

Angry Robot Author, SA Sidor
Photo by Jamie Howard

It’s all go this weekend! Not only are a mega-bunch of Robots hanging out at Emerald City Comic Con, our S A Sidor, author of the frankly bonkers Fury From the Tomb will be at StokerCon in Providence, RI.

S A (or Steven, should you meet him) will be taking part in the Pulp Horror in 2018 panel at 10AM on Saturday in State Suite

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We’re at ECCC!


You heard us, we’re swarming in on Emerald City Comic Con with a whole orbital-death-platform-load of authors, and we’re going to be bringing the FIRE!!!*

You can catch the Robot team at booth #1816 throughout the whole shebang. However, we’ve individual authors at panels all weekend. Below is a list of who’s going to be in attendance, with links to their schedules, where possible:

Adam Rakunas (Windswept

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Fight Dragons With Firefighters! Start Reading Smoke Eaters for Free

Smoke Eaters by Sean GrigsbyIt really sucks when it’s your last day on the job and then dragons show up… Reading should be all of the fun and we’ve got a giant winged heap of fun for you: check out the first three chapters of Sean Grigsby’s Smoke Eaters for free now.

Firefighter Cole Brannigan is on the verge of retirement after 30 years on the job, and a decade fighting dragons. But during

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Cover Reveal: Dragon Road

Joseph Brassey is BACK and he’s brought the crew of the Elysium with him in Dragon Road, hitting your ocular units this May.

Our friends over at the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog agreed to help us show off the fantastic cover, which features our kick ass heroine Aimee (who can also be seen on the cover of first installment in the Drifting Lands series, Skyfarer) and a cool looking Elias with epic sword.

Here’s the official synopsis:

When portal-mage Harkon Bright and his apprentice are asked to help select a new captain for the immense skyship Iseult, they quickly find

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