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A high-speed explosion of military science fiction, Jay Posey’s Outriders is not one to be missed on a normal day. But, Robots, this is not a normal day – we have a discount in our midst! The wonderful people at BookBub are discounting Outriders from January 3rd so that your new year really does go off with a bang!
- In the US & Canada Outriders is $1.99
- In the UK Outriders is 99p
Here’s the synopsis
N S Dolkart, debut author of the epic fantasy Silent Hall, will be holding a book signing on June 15 at Wellesley Books in Wellesley, MA to celebrate its upcoming release. Why not learn a little about Dolkart before the day by checking out our recent interview with the man himself?
For those who haven’t yet had a chance to see it, here’s the synopsis of Silent Hall:
Five bedraggled refugees and a sinister wizard
It’s round up time again and this week we’ve received some excellent reviews on upcoming novels and old favourites alike. Starting with our newest release, Trident’s Forge by Patrick S. Tomlinson, Popcorn Reads had this to say:
It’s that time of the week again where you get to see the cold metal heart beneath our cold metal exterior with another Talk Tuesday To Us. This week we’ve interrogated the magnificent K C Alexander, debut author of Necrotech, a transhumanist sci fi called “a violent thrillride” by award-nominated noir urban fantasy author Stephen Blackmoore. Necrotech is set to hit all good bookstores this September, but until then, here’s K C:
It’s time for another Talk Tuesday To Us! Excitingly this one is on the right day. Today we’re getting to know the lovely Paige Orwin, pictured lounging to the right. Her debut novel The Interminables, a genre defying superhero urban fantasy, is set for release on July 5 (North America) and July 7 (UK).
This Thursday Rod Duncan, author of The Bullet Catcher’s Daughter will taking part in a Social Media and Writers Panel hosted by Leicester Writers’ Club. He’ll be talking about the role that blogging, social media and transmedia play in both his relationship with his fans and in society as a whole, with time for questions afterwards. As a lecturer in creative writing at De Montfort University, Rod is no stranger to the stage, so this promises
We’ve got a brand new feature for you over the summer months: Fresh Meat Mondays. (What’s that you say, it’s Tuesday? Well, um…. Oh look, the Goodyear blimp! *sound of metal feet running away*)
Aaanyway, every week we’ll be getting to know one the many lovely new authors we’ve picked up by forcing them to send us a funny pic and answer 10 random questions. First up is the delightful
This is an excellent chance to do exactly what it says on the tin and ask him anything you can think of, within reason of course, from Peter’s creative process to his favourite kind of fast food. Make sure you get your questions in asap to get them seen!
To get you in the inquisitive spirit, Peter has created this introductory video so you can get to know him and his
Peter will be joined by Christopher Fowler (Bryant & May), Clay and Susan Griffith (Vampire Empire) and Karina Sumner-Smith (the Towers trilogy).
The Roundtable is an excellent opportunity for authors to answer their fans’ questions about life, work, the universe and everything directly, so make sure you head over to the site to ask
Our very own Matthew De Abaitua, author of If Then and The Destructives, will be giving a free talk this Thursday, April 21 at the University of Essex. He’ll be discussing the popularity of stories concerning the end of our civilization and the responsibility of science fiction writers in a catastrophic age. Not only an author, Matthew is also a lecturer at the university, compelling speaker and general all round super interesting guy. He will also be reading from his two books,
Emerald City Comicon (ECCC) is this weekend, and with it a swarm of robots will descend on Seattle.
Here are the panels that some of our authors are taking part in:
Friday, 16:00 – 17:00 room T301
Mutants of the Wasteland, Cyborgs of the Spaceways
The Science Fiction genre is known for tackling important social issues and examining the human condition, as well as things exploding or being
Breaking! We’re thrilled, delighted, excited – insert other happy adjectives here – to announce the signing of new author, K C Alexander.
You may know K C as Karina Cooper, author of steampunk urban fantasy series the St Croix Chronicles which gained critical acclaim and won her an RT Reviewer’s Choice Award. More →
You might remember that back in August we signed new author N S Dolkart to join our ranks. Today we are very excited to be able to finally reveal the cover for his debut novel Silent Hall – an epic fantasy perfect for fans of The Chronicles of Narnia and Dungeons and Dragons. (more…)
Do you love the Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire? Well, Our very own Rod Duncan will be filling the airwaves with his dulcet tones this weekend as he talks to BBC Leicester’s Bridget Blair about his upcoming book The Custodian of Marvels and the forthcoming guided walking tour of Rod’s alternate Leicester. (more…)
Peter Tieryas‘ thrilling new novel United States of Japan went on sale in all good bookstores across the land last week and the great reviews have been flying in. Here’s what The Financial Times had to say: (more…)