12 Days

12 Days, Christmas, On Sale

Joseph D’Lacey: A Christmas Donkey

As part of our 12 Days of Christmas, we’re bringing you some of your favourite authors talking about what Christmas is to them…in whatever form they like! We’re also bringing you their books at only £1!

Today is the turn of Joseph D’Lacey, author of The Black Dawn novels, Black Feathers and the forthcoming The Book of the Crowman!

Here’s how to take advantage of our seasonal special offer:

1. Visit the Robot Trading Company at www.robottradingcompany.com
2. Add the book(s) you’d like to buy to your
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Julianna Scott: 12 Days of Christmas

As part of our 12 Days of Christmas, we’re bringing you some of your favourite authors talking about what Christmas is to them. We’re also bringing you their books at only £1! Today’s post is from Julianna Scott, author of The Holders and 2014’s The Seers.

Here’s how to take advantage of our seasonal special offer:

1. Visit the Robot Trading Company at www.robottradingcompany.com
2. Add the book(s) you’d like to buy to your shopping basket
3. Add the magic word ‘tinsel’ to the ‘coupon/voucher’
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Karen Sandler: On the 1st Day of Christmas, it was Hanukkah

As part of our 12 Days of Christmas, we’re bringing you some of your favourite authors talking about what Christmas is to them. We’re also bringing you their books at only £1! First up is Karen Sandler, author of Clean Burn.

Here’s how to take advantage of our seasonal special offer:

1. Visit the Robot Trading Company at www.robottradingcompany.com
2. Add the book(s) you’d like to buy to your shopping basket
3. Add the magic word ‘tinsel’ to the ‘coupon/voucher’ box
4. Click
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The Best Christmas Film Ever

As part of our authors’ 12 Days of Christmas, which will start on Friday 13, the AR/SC/EA team have been given space to blather on about what Christmas means to them.

Today is the turn of Rights Executive Extraordinaire, Suzannah Brooksbank!

Remember to check out each day’s post to discover whose books are reduced to £1 in our Pre-Christmas Sale of Madness!

Now, the subject of “The Best Christmas Film Ever” is a hotly contested matter, debated fervently in homes and offices alike. In fact, as soon as I mentioned I was

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Lee’s Best of the Year

As part of our authors’ 12 Days of Christmas, which will start on Friday 13, the AR/SC/EA team have been given space to blather on about what Christmas means to them.

Here’s Angry Robot’s Senior Editor, Lee Harris, and later today will be Wanda from our New York office!

Over to you, Lee…

OK. This is going to be one of those annoying Best Of lists that crop up everywhere at this time of the year. I’ve read more novels for pleasure than I did last year (I didn’t get close to

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Abi’s Secret Santa Christmas

As part of our authors’ 12 Days of Christmas, which will start on Friday 13, the AR/SC/EA team have been given space to blather on about what Christmas means to them. Earlier today we had our intern, Vicky, and now it’s the turn of Abi Pukaniuk, our Production Controller!

Remember to check out each day’s post to discover whose books are reduced to £1 in our Pre-Christmas Sale of Madness!

I regard myself as one of those Christmas Geeks: I get excited when it hits December; I rally the troops to get everywhere decorated; and am

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Vicky’s Christmas Advent Calendar

As part of our authors’ 12 Days of Christmas, which will start on Friday 13, the AR/SC/EA team have been given space to blather on about what Christmas means to them. Bonus day for you with Vicky Hooper, our fantastic intern, and Abi Pukaniak, our Production Controller! First up is Vicky, and remember to check out each day’s post to discover whose books are reduced to £1 in our Pre-Christmas Sale of Madness!

I adore Christmas. I love everything about this season, from the first leaf fall to the day itself. This time of

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An Irish Christmas

As part of our authors’ 12 Days of Christmas, which will start on Friday 13, the AR/SC/EA team have been given space to blather on about what Christmas means to them. First up, here’s Publicity Manager Caroline Lambe – feeling strange, writing about herself in the third person but how and ever.

Remember to check out each day’s post to discover whose books are reduced to £1 in our Pre-Christmas Sale of Madness!

This is nostalgic indulgence, but for those with an interest, here’s what an Irish Christmas means to me.

There are many

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12 Days of Christmas

It wouldn’t be Christmas without an Angry Robot 12 Days of Christmas Advent Blog, and this year we’ve decided to not only bring you some of your favourite authors writing about Christmas, but also, whopping great big savings on their books! Here’s the deal:

Every day from Friday 13 December until Christmas Eve, authors from Angry Robot, Strange Chemistry, and Exhibit A will be posting their thoughts, memories, festive favourites, across all three sites. Each day, we will then release that author’s ebooks on the Robot Trading Company for sale – FOR ONLY £1 – using a

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 11: Amanda Rutter

It’s been a busy year for Angry Robot, with the team growing in size over the last couple of months. The latest member of the editorial team is Amanda Rutter, who joined this month, and is building the list for our YA imprint, Strange Chemistry, which launches in September 2012. Here are some of Amanda’s highlights of the year.

Best of 2011
by Amanda Rutter 

So, it has been a very odd but amazing end to the year for me. I quit my ten year career in accounting to move hundreds of miles

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Caption Competition Winner

A couple of days ago, we ran this picture, expertly drawn by our very own Anne Lyle, and asked you to come up with a caption – the winner gets an ARC of Anne’s debut novel, The Alchemist of Souls, a full 3 months before the book’s on-sale date!

We asked Anne to choose the winner, herself.

And the winner is Psychomacologist with:
Too late, Christmas Tree realised her fairy lights were blinking

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 10: Marc Gascoigne

Make your own Angry Robot Christmas Snowflakes!

Just in case you hadn’t noticed – and to be fair because Angry Robot readers are brighter than the average droid you probably did – there’s a crafting revolution going on. From Etsy to your local knitting shop, people all over the recession-hit western world are rediscovering the pleasures of doing it oneself. This Christmas, always one for an internet trend, we’d like to

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 9: David Tallerman

David’s highly-anticipated debut novel – Giant Thief – is published in February, and believe us when we say there’s a lot of interest in this book (quite rightly – it’s an enormously enjoyable read). Here, in a charming tale of seasonal celebration, we meet the Santa Thing…

A Study in Red and White
by David Tallerman 

Illustrated by Duncan Kay – visit him at duncankay.blogspot.com.

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 8: Anne Lyle

Anne Lyle is going to take the world by storm with her debut novel The Alchemist of Souls in April 2012. For her 12 Days piece, Anne created a piece of festive robo-fun.

A prize to the writer of the best caption (as determined by whoever happens to be in the office at the time). Post your captions in the comments section. The competition ends  tomorrow, and a winner will be chosen on Thursday (just in time to miss the Christmas post, but it’ll be something to look forward to).

The winner will receive an Advance Reading Copy of Anne’s

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12 Days of Christmas – Day 7: Lee Collins

Lee’s Dead of Winter (Winter, 2012) has been described as True Grit meets True Blood. It’s a bit early to show you a sample chapter, so how about a short story of Lee’s, to be getting on with? A Christmas ghost story written in a classic 19th century style. Honestly – we spoil you!

 

The Shadow in the Hall

by Lee Collins

Before beginning this record of events, I feel it necessary to impart that I, being the daughter of a physician, am not a stranger to the disciplines of science and logic. Whereas

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