Today is the official publication day for Lee Battersby‘s fantasy debut The Corpse-Rat King, Adam Christopher‘s superhero smackdown Seven Wonders and Chuck Wendig‘s second Miriam Black tale, Mockingbird. Which means that UK residents with a preference for print editions can now sprint down to their favourite high-street bookstore and do the book-buying thing to their heart’s content. Or sit hunched by their letterbox until the postie comes, if they’ve pre-ordered online.
Ebook editions are also available, of course, from all the regular ebook sellers, including our very own Robot Trading Company.
Plus! Today is also the official publication day for our very first Strange Chemistry YA books. Check out strangechemistrybooks.com for the full low-down.
by Lee Battersby
Marius don Hellespont and his apprentice, Gerd, are professional looters of battlefields. When they stumble upon the corpse of the King of Scorby and Gerd is killed, Marius is mistaken for the monarch by one of the dead soldiers and is transported down to the Kingdom of the Dead.
Just like the living citizens, the dead need a King — after all, the King is God’s representative, and someone needs to remind God where they are.
And so it comes to pass that Marius is banished to the surface with one message: if he wants to recover his life he must find the dead a King. Which he fully intends to do.
Just as soon as he stops running away.
by Adam Christopher
Tony Prosdocimi lives in the bustling Metropolis of San Ventura – a city gripped in fear, a city under siege by the hooded supervillain, The Cowl.
When Tony develops super-powers and acts to take down The Cowl, however, he finds that the local superhero team Seven Wonders aren’t as grateful as he assumed they’d be…
by Chuck Wendig
Miriam is trying to keep her ability – her curse – in check.
But when Miriam touches a woman in line at the supermarket, she sees that the woman will be killed here, now.
She reacts, and begins a new chapter in her life – one which can never be expected to go well.