Author: Penny Reeve

Angry Robot Media, AR Authors, Christmas, Interesting Stuff, Kill Em All!, Short Fiction

CHRISTMAS DEATH MATCH Flash Fic

You know your pals at Angry Robot, we just love getting festive. We also just love death, awful, foul murder most horrid.

This holiday season we wanted to bring you something that smushes our two favourite things together in a perfect unholy matrimony, with a festive bow just slapped on the top right there. So friends, we bring you CHRISTMAS DEATH MATCH FLASH FIC.

From this Tuesday we’ll be pitching some of our

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AR Authors, New Robot Author, Robot Business

New Author Alert! Cameron Johnston

Howdy folks, Angry Robot author Cameron Johnston

Get out your welcome banner and shake up that champagne because we’ve got a new announcement: Cameron Johnston has agreed to a full brain augmentation, the insertion of various tracking devices and lasers and has joined the Angry Robot team! We’re bloody delighted to have him, especially as we hear h̶e̶’̶s̶ ̶a̶ ̶h̶i̶g̶h̶-̶l̶e̶v̶e̶l̶ ̶m̶a̶g̶e̶… uh, has a lot of cool things to say.

To find out more about Cameron and his forthcoming grimdark novel

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Angry Robot, AR Authors, New Robot Author

NEW AUTHOR: S A Sidor

Angry Robot Author, SA Sidor
Photo by Jamie Howard

Hear ye, hear ye, meatbags!

We have news! There’s a new author in town, and he goes by the name S A Sidor.

Imagine, if you will, Indiana Jones mixed with The Mummy – plus hopping vampires and evil monks thrown in for good measure – on a journey from Egypt across the US. That’s not Steve’s holiday round up but a description of his forthcoming novel,

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Conventions, Events

Jeannette Ng to Appear at DCC

Jeannette Ng, author of our favourite creepy gothic fantasy Under the Pendulum Sun will be appearing at Dutch ComiCon this weekend (18 / 19 November)!

The biggest convention in Holland, Jeannette will be hobnobbing with the likes of Lena Headey (Cersei from Game of Thrones), Spencer Wilding (Darth Vader in Rogue One) and Jared Gilmore (Bobby Draper in Mad Men/ Henry in Once Upon a Time).

Here’s a list

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AMA, News, Robots at large, scifi

AMA: Tim Pratt

Angry Robot author Tim Pratt

Hold onto your mental and spiritual faculties people as Tim Pratt, author of The Wrong Stars is about to do take part in a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything).

That’s right, the Locus senior editor, winner of too-many-awards-to-mention and fantasy/sci-fi author will answer almost ANYTHING you ask of him, though probably not *that*, or *THAT* but definitely that.

If you fancy getting in on the fun, head over to r/sciencefiction this Thursday, November 16

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AR Authors, Book Announcement, New Robot Author

NEW AUTHOR: Introducing Patrice Sarath

AR Author Patrice Sarath

*EXCITING NEWS KLAXON!*

We have a new author! Patrice Sarath has pledged her soul to the Robots and will be carrying out our work, spreading the word of great books, great storytelling and great fantasy.

Her novel, The Sisters Mederos – a brilliant secondary fantasy with magic, bandits and a class system straight from the Victorian era – will be released in April 2018, just in time for FantasyCon, in fact!. You can read all about

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Angry Robot, Book Announcement, Danielle L. Jensen, News, Offers

NEW THINGS: Omnibuses To Rock Your World

Good news, Robot fans: we’ve created some pretty gosh-darn wonderful ebook omnibuses!

That’s right, in November you can treat yourself to omnibuses of The Malediction Novels by Danielle L Jensen, The Seven Forges Novels by James A Moore and The Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire series by Rod Duncan.

Excitingly, in January you can also purchase the first novel in Rod’s Map of Unknown Things series, The Queen of All Crows, which features our most wonderful Elizabeth – protagonist of the Gas-Lit Empire. The second novel in James’ The Tides of War series

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Angry Robot Live, AR Authors, Author Appearance, Live Panel, Robots at large

Robots Live: Matthew De Abaitua in London

Londoners! Make sure you’re around Wednesday, November 8, as the wondrously smart and fun Matthew De Abaitua will be appearing at Unsung Live at The Star of Kings in King’s Cross.

Joining Matthew are Lucy Hounsom, RJ Barker and David Gullen.

Go on down, grab a pint and catch up on some of the best sci-fi and fantasy around.

Click on the button below for more details:

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Angry Robot, Charity, Cover Art, Interesting Stuff, News

An Oath of Dogs Pre-Order Campaign: Update

An Oath of Dogs by Wendy N Wagner

Back in March we showed off the breathtaking cover for Wendy N Wagner‘s An Oath of Dogs (all credit to the exceptional Joey Hi-Fi), and at the same time let you know that for each pre-order of the novel we’d be donating $1 to Freedom Service Dogs of America, a national charity which provides assistance dogs for people in need.

So, to keep you

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Angry Robot, AR Authors, Cover Art, Interviews

Cover Reveal + Interview: Blood Binds the Pack

Earlier this year we brought you Alex WellsHunger Makes the Wolf, an incredibly cool tale with deserts, biker gangs and space witchiness. Now, we’re getting close to publication date for the sequel, Blood Binds the Pack, so thought it was about time we showed of the incredible cover by Ignacio Lazcano featuring our favourite duo Hob and Mag.

Head on over to the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog to see the full cover reveal, as well as read an interview with Alex about Blood Binds the Pack, making the leap from writing short stories to novels

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Guest Posts

Jeannette Ng: Moon Festival

Moon Festival, also known as Mid Autumn Festival, falls on the 4th of October this year. It is the 15th Day of the Eighth Month[1] by the Chinese reckoning. It is when the moon is the roundest and we are meant to sip tea, eat mooncake and admire the moon.

This occurs just between the two book birthdays of my debut novel, Under the Pendulum Sun. I know these days

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AR Authors, Author Appearance, Conventions, FantasyCon, Out and About

Angry Robot at FantasyCon 2017

Listen up, meatbags!

Angry Robot is coming to FantasyCon and we’re ready to party! Who’s with us? You? YOU? How about you in the corner, yeah you, holding all the books. Come and join us!

As usual, if this is your first con, you’re feeling a bit nervous or you just fancy sitting with some friendly faces, we’re more than happy to welcome you into our little gang, so look for the Angry Robot lanyards round our

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AR Authors, Guest Posts, Open Door

Wesley Chu on Open Doors

As you know, we’re about to embark on our #AROpenDoor2017 (yes, we’ve hashtagged it, go with us on this). So far we’ve told you what we want, what we don’t want, and given you some top notch, high quality robot GIFs, you lucky ducks!

But what about author experience of the process? Well right now, for your reading pleasure, we’ve a little blog post from our 2011 Open Door alumni, Wesley Chu. You may know Wes’ name as he now has three successful series under his belt, with one currently in development for TV and the another for the big

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Angry Robot, AR Authors, Book Announcement, Guest Posts, Hell Yes, New Robot Author, News

Smoke Eaters: Blowing Your Mind from March 2018

Angry Robot author Sean Grigsby

We’re so super excited to announce our new acquisition, due to be released in March 2018!

It’s called Smoke Eaters and it’ll be hitting shelves in March 2018!

Here’s the synopsis:

When dragons rise from the earth, firefighters are humanity’s last line of defence, in this wild near-future fantasy.

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

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Angry Robot, AR Authors, Book Announcement, Cover Art, scifi

Welcome to… Quietus

Oh, isn’t today a lovely day for a new book announcement? It’s getting a little colder outside, we’re all starting to close in for the winter and we need a little something to look forward to, once the sun starts to shine on the other side. And that sliver of light, folks, the one you see burning brightly on the other side has a name… Quietus. And it’s hitting shelves in March 2018.

Tristan Palmgren‘s debut novel, which features an anthropologist from another universe visit one of the darkest periods of human history in a bid to learn the

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