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Angry Robot, Cover Art

Cover Reveal: Any Other Name by Emma Newman, Artwork by Sarah J. Coleman

We’ve got yet another gorgeous new book cover to show off today. Here’s the artwork for Any Other Name, the second book in Emma Newman‘s utterly fabulous urban fantasy series The Split Worlds, with oodles of lovely twiddly bits (technical term, there) by the wonderfully talented Sarah J. Coleman:

Any Other Name by Emma Newman, Artwork by Sarah J. Coleman

Lovely stuff, no? Thanks to Charlotte and the gang at the Central Illustration

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Angry Robot, Cover Art

Cover Reveal: Three by Jay Posey, Artwork by Steven Meyer-Rassow

Readers of the mighty IO9.com have already been treated to a first-look at the cover art for Jay Posey‘s first Angry Robot novel – Three, part one of The Duskwalker Cycle – and will have had the opportunity to read an exclusive extract as well.

For anyone who missed out, here’s a second look at Steven Meyer-Rassow‘s brooding, menacing artwork:

Three, by Jay Posey

Three will be hitting bookstore shelves near you when

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Angry Robot, Books

Happy UK Publication Day Lee Battersby, Adam Christopher and Joseph D’Lacey!

Today is the official UK print publication day for Angry Robot’s April releases. UK-based readers who prefer the feel of something papery beneath their fingertips can now grab themselves a copy of each of the following:

The Marching Dead, the second of Lee Battersby‘s hugely entertaining fantasy quests starring reluctant King-of-the-Dead Marius don Hellespont, plus: The Age Atomic, sequel to Adam Christopher‘s genre-bending, convention-defying debut, Empire State, plus: Black Feathers, the first part of Joseph D’Lacey‘s Black Dawn duology; a post-eco-apocalyptic, darkly fantastical fable for our times.

See below for more info on all

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Angry Robot, Short Fiction

Lying Like Cards: A Marius don Hellespont fix, by Lee Battersby

Gentle readersThe Marching Dead by Lee Battersby, April 2013, on this, the eve of the official publication date of The Marching Dead – sequel to The Corpse-Rat King and therefore the second novel to recount the misadventures of renowned scoundrel Marius don Hellespont, as told to us by the greatly esteemed and utterly unscoundrely Mr Lee Battersby – Angry Robot is delighted to present this short tale, by way of aperitif before tomorrow’s main event… enjoy!

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Angry Robot, Competitions

UK/Eire Goodreads Giveaway: Signed ARCs of Black Feathers by Joseph D’Lacey

Black Feathers by Joseph D'Lacey, April 2013Want to nab yourself one of four signed Advanced Reading Copies (ooooh! collectable!) of the astounding new post-apocalyptic dark fantasy Black Feathers by the awesome Joseph D’Lacey? Of course you do!

You’ll need to be:

1) based in the UK or Ireland
2) a Goodreads member
3) signed in to your account

…and then you should head on over to Goodreads Giveaway page and click the ‘Enter

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Angry Robot, Books, Cover Art

Cover Reveal: A Discourse in Steel by Paul S. Kemp, Artwork by Lee Gibbons

If you’ve been anywhere near Tor.com since yesterday afternoon (/ evening / morning, depending on your timezone) then you’ll most likely have feasted your eyes on the exclusive cover art reveal for A Discourse in Steel, the second Tale of Egil and Nix by Paul S. Kemp. But in case you missed it (do try to pay attention next time), here it is in all its be-weaponed glory:

Angry Robot, AR Authors, Books, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up, 28.03.13

Hello and welcome to a double-bank-holiday Easter special Robot Round-Up. No choccie eggs or anything, just lots and lots of luvverly links to some Red Hot Angry Robot Action. Without further ado:

Black Feathers by Joseph D'Lacey, April 2013It’s US/Ebook release week for Black Feathers, the first part of Joseph D’Lacey‘s post-eco-apocalyptic dark fantasy duology, The Black Dawn and it’s fantastic to see a whole gang of reviewers (of clearly impeccable taste, we might add) getting right behind the

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Angry Robot, Extracts, Free

New Extracts: The Age Atomic, The Marching Dead and Black Feathers

The Age Atomic, by Adam Christopher, The Marching Dead, Lee Battersby and Black Feathers by Joseph D’Lacey are all officially on-sale in the UK/EU next week (from Thursday 6th to be precise), but are already our in US/CAN print and ebook editions.

Here’s a taster from each to whet your appetite for more…

Click on the widgets below to activate them and read a free sample from each book, or use the links beneath each widget to visit issuu.com, where you’ll find sharing buttons, embed code, links and all sorts, should

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Angry Robot, Books

Happy US/CAN & Ebook Publication Day, Adam Christopher, Lee Battersby and Joseph D’Lacey!

Calling all genre fiction lovers of the United States of America, Canada and genre fiction Ebook buyers the world over! Although they’re not officially published until Thursday 3rd April, today is the on-sale date for the US/CAN print and Ebook editions of three brand new Angry Robot books!

This month we’ve got a trio of truly terrific new releases for you to feast your eyes and spend your hard-earned reading time on: The Age Atomic, sequel to Adam Christopher‘s genre-bending, convention-defying debut, Empire State, plus: The Marching Dead, the second of Lee Battersby‘s hugely entertaining

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Angry Robot, AR Authors, Awards, Books, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up, 22.03.13

Hello and welcome to this week’s whizz round all the online Angry Robot Action that’s fit to link to. Without further ado:

Between Two Thorns by Emma Newman, March 2013Emma Newman‘s Between Two Thorns was reviewed by Kathy at Kindle-aholic’s Book Pile, who said: “This is a book that contains MANY THINGS. This can be tricky sometimes … [but] Newman managed to corral the different worlds, characters and machinations to deliver an engaging read that left me

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Angry Robot, Awards

Congratulations to Australian Shadows Award Nominee Lee Battersby!

The Corpse-Rat King, by Lee BattersbyHot on the heels of the news that Jo Anderton has been shortlisted for three Aurealis Awarda comes news of another Angry Robot author with an Australian award nomination.

This time the shortlistee is Mr Lee Battersby, whose debut novel The Corpse-Rat King is one of three books shortlisted for the 2012 Australian Shadows Award – awarded to “the stories and collections that best typify the horror genre, delivering a sense

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Angry Robot, Awards

Congratulations to Triple Aurealis Award Nominee Jo Anderton!

Suited by Jo Anderton, art by Dominic HarmanSpecFaction NSW, the organising body for the Aurealis Awards – recognising the achievements of Australian science fiction, fantasy and horror writers – have announced the 2012 shortlisted finalists and we’re delighted to report that Jo Anderton has been nominated in the Best Science Fiction Novel Category for Suited.

Jo has also been shortlisted in both the Best Fantasy Short Story and Best Horror Short Story categories for ‘Sanaa’s Army’, which

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Angry Robot, Events

Adam Christopher Launching The Age Atomic, Forbidden Planet London, April 4th

The Age Atomic, by Adam Christopher, art & design by Will StaehleApril 4th is the publication date of Adam Christopher‘s brand new novel The Age Atomic; the power-packed sequel to Adam’s terrific 2012 debut Empire State.

Adam will be reading from and signing copies of The Age Atomic at the launch event hosted by Forbidden Planet Megastore on Shaftesbury Avenue in London, from 6.00 – 7.00 p.m. on Thursday 4th April.

As well as the

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Angry Robot, Events

Edinburgh and London Launches for Joseph D’Lacey’s Black Feathers

This is Horror Black Feathers launch posterApril 4th is the official publication date of Joseph D’Lacey‘s brand new post-eco-apocalyptic dark fantasy Black Feathers and Joseph is marking the occasion with two launch events in the week leading up to publication.

The first of these is the Edinburgh Launch, in association with This is Horror and Blackwells Edinburgh South Bridge on Saturday 30th March. The event, which runs from 3.00 – 5.00 p.m. on Saturday afternoon, is a triple horror author show with Joseph’s fellow Angry Roboteer Gary McMahon,

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Angry Robot, AR Authors, Books, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up, 15.03.13

Hello and welcome to our regular round-up of all the Angry Robot flavoured online activity and coverage that we’ve spotted since the last round-up. Getting things under-way this week, he have:

Between Two Thorns by Emma Newman, March 2013More reviews of the first part of Emma Newman‘s fabulous The Split Worlds urban fantasy series Between Two Thorns:
• Paul Weimer, writing for the mighty SF Signal said it was: “An enchanting novel from Emma Newman, an

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