2018 has been one hell of a year, and believe it or not (you should – trust us, stare into our visor, you will believe – that’s right, now you believe) 2019 is shaping up to be even better! In this last stretch before the new year you need something to look forward to. We give you Incoming! An Angry Robot 2019 Sampler, featuring the first three chapters of six
Author: Nick Tyler
Overthrowing the tyrannical Tathadann government should have been cause for celebration. But as Eitan City announces its independence, soldiers from the northern province of Vårgmannskjør storm the ceremony and annex the city. The cruelties of the Tathadann soon pale beside the new occupiers’ atrocities.
Haven’t checked out the sequel to Joseph Brassey’s deliriously joyous fantasy, Skyfarer yet? It’s time for Dragon Road – join the portal-mages in the sky for the first three chapters of the book for free!
When portal-mage Harkon Bright and his apprentice are asked to help select a new captain for the immense skyship Iseult, they quickly find themselves embroiled in its Machiavellian officer’s court. Meanwhile, their new recruit, Elias,
The world is still in the grip of the International Patent Office, but might that iron grasp be slipping? Get started on book one of the Map of Unknown Things, before book two, The Outlaw & the Upstart King arrives in January. We present you with the first three chapters of Rod Duncan’s fantastic novel, The Queen of All Crows.
The year is 2012
Today all the little Robots are tilting their heads under Respectful Sadness Setting 004, as they digest the following webcast from AR headquarters:
Marc Gascoigne, founder and publisher of Angry Robot Books, has announced that he will be leaving the imprint at the end of the year. “After more than ten years building AR up into a popular, worldwide sci-fi imprint, it’s time for a new challenge.
“Extraordinary world-building, with a hardcore, violent poetry to the writing. Jaine Fenn continues to be a star of new fantasy.”
– Paul Cornell, author of the Lychford novellas
Rhia Harlyn is a noble in Shen, one of the dozens of shadowlands
“I’m absolutely in love with this book. I love the characters, I love the connection of the plot to the plot of the previous book, I love the DEVELOPMENT. 15/10 would reread a thousand times and none of you can stop me.” – Litcast of Doom
We know you love it free and pulpy, so we’ve put together the opening four chapters from four of our finest, pulpiest reads. It’s the best of matinee-style adventure, bloody exploitation thrills filled with battered heroes and villainous bad guys! Oh yeah, and it’s FREE! Pulped Fiction is available from all the usual ebook sources (like Amazon, B&N Nook, iTunes and Play), or you can download it from us right here. Read it, love it, buy the complete books!
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Humankind has escaped a dying Earth and set out to find a new home
Can people really change? Even if you start editing their brains… Find out in captivating near-future SF thriller, The Subjugate by Amanda Bridgeman. Get a headstart today, read the first two chapters right here, and then pre-order!
In a small religious community rocked by a spree of shocking murders, Detectives Salvi Brentt and Mitch Grenville find themselves surrounded by suspects. The Children of Christ have a tight grip on their people, and the Solme Complex neurally edit violent criminals – Subjugates – into placid servants called Serenes. In a town where purity and sin, temptation and repression live side by side, everyone
Travel back in time, lose your future and fight to change it back! That’s the nightmare facing the hero of Time’s Children by D B Jackson, and you can read how it all begins right here – enjoy the first four chapters of this epic adventure on us!
Fifteen year-old Tobias Doljan, a Walker trained to travel through time, is called to serve at the court of Daerjen. The sovereign, Mearlan IV, wants him to Walk back fourteen years, to prevent a devastating war which will destroy all of Islevale. Even though the journey will double Tobias’ age, he
Deep space penal colony Oubliette, population: scum. Lena “Horror” Horowitz leads the Daughters of Forgotten Light, one of three vicious gangs fighting for survival on Oubliette. Their fragile truce is shaken when a new shipment arrives from Earth carrying a fresh batch
House Mederos was once the wealthiest merchant family in Port Saint Frey. Now the family is disgraced, impoverished, and humbled by the powerful Merchants Guild. Daughters Yvienne and Tesara Mederos are determined to uncover who was behind their family’s
Introducing hemocryption, domed cities, mind-melding augmented reality and a political thriller… it’s Implanted by Lauren C Teffeau! Exclusively right here, you can read the first two chapters, and then do the right thing to save humanity. You know what that is. (It’s buying the book.)
We absolutely endorse this level of excitement: “Really well executed and had a super engaging plot line!… AAGGGHHHH THIS BOOK WAS HONESTLY SO GOOD!! I LOVED IT!!” – The Everlasting Library
When college student Emery Driscoll is blackmailed into being a courier for a clandestine organisation, she’s cut
We publish a lot of cool, interesting and WTF novels, and here’s another delightful case: Space Unicorn Blues by TJ Berry – space opera? Check. Existential threat? Check. Giant spaceships… made of stone? Yup. Um, unicorns? Oh yeah! It’s an ingenious, deeply fun read with more than a few ideas to keep you up at night, and you can read the first two chapters right here, for free!
Latina culinary arts student, Bo Benitez, becomes a fugitive when she’s caught stealing a cacao pod from the heavily-defended plantations that keep chocolate, Earth’s sole valuable export, safe from a hungry galaxy. Forces arraying against her including her alien boyfriend and a reptilian cop. But when she escapes onto