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Angry Robot, Book Announcements

New Robot in the Ranks: Darius Hinks

AR Author Darius Hinks

News! New news!

We’ve signed ourselves a new author! And not just any old new author, it’s Gemmell Award-winning author Darius Hinks.

You may know of Darius from his work at Black Library, where he writes novels in the Warhammer universe, including Warrior Priest, which won the aforementioned Morningstar Award.

However, this new novel, The Ingenious, will be Darius’s debut writing within his own IP and goodness, has he written a

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Angry Robot, Fan stuff

Under the Pendulum Sun Reading Group Discussion Notes

Well, after a busy Nine Worlds and a fancy new award, or should we say the Subjective Chaos *Kind of Award*, to her name it’s great to see that Jeannette Ng and Under the Pendulum Sun are still riding high in your hearts.

In fact we’re delighted to announce that, due to popular demand, we’ve created an Under the Pendulum Sun reading group discussion guide. Including questions such as ‘how would you categorise the book in terms of genre’ and ‘in what way does Arcadia reflect our own society?’ the guide is a wonderful accompaniment for any reading group that

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Yo, WorldCon, We’re Here!

WorldCon is here, y’all! And we have Robots for dayyyzzzz. Below you’ll find a list of authors who will be attending the convention and taking part in panels, signings, runnings(?) and various other fun and friendly things. As always, our lovely lot will be happy to chat to anyone who wishes to talk – some will even escort you places – so please do say hi if you see them!

As well as these fine authors, Eric Scott Fischl (Dr Potter’s Medicine Show) and Patrick S Tomlinson (The Ark), Lauren C Teffeau (Implanted), Amber Royer (

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Angry Robot, Robot Business

A New Addition to the Robot Clan

Listen up meaty friends, the other day we had a bit of a shuffle around at Robot Towers and decided we needed some fresh metal. In the most wonderfully Lovecraftian way, we extended our tentacles into the Eldritch void and dragged something bright and shiny back through the æther. That bright and shiny person is Lottie and she started today!

The eagle-eyed among you might recognise Lottie as our former intern. After a stint at Black

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MECHS ON THE BEACH: Your Angry Robot Summer Reading Quiz

We know that sometimes it’s a tough decision to choose just a couple of brilliant books when you go on holiday, after all there’s only so much space in a suitcase! (shush you, with the e-readers… e-readers don’t give such a good visual, okay?!) In order to help you out with your decision making, we at Angry Robot have decided to make your summer reading decision easy by creating this very scientific quiz. E-readers, you’re welcome to use it, too…

Thanks to the help of our most empathetic AIs (intern Jess) we’ve created a set
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Angry Robot, Book Announcements

New Book Announcement: THE OUTSIDE by Ada Hoffmann

We have new book news!! *Kermit flail*

You might have seen that we have a new author making their home the orbital death platform. May we introduce you to Ada Hoffmann! We’re bringing you Ada’s debut novel, The Outside – a brilliant sci-fi where hyper-intelligent AI gods react harshly to breaches in reality – in June 2019.

Here’s the full synopsis:

Yasira Shien didn’t mean for her science to tear holes in reality. Or for her

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Angry Robot at EdgeLit

It’s back! EdgeLit, the Midlands’ foremost literary day festival is back at the QUAD in Derby, showcasing some of the SFFH’s finest literary talent, including Frances Hardinge, Paul Tremblay and of course, some fantastic Angry Robot authors!

This year both Rod Duncan and Micah Yongo will be making appearances, as well as Andy Remic, Gav Thorpe and Jen Williams (who we only publish in the US of A but who we love, so we’re including here).

Here’s where they’ll be on the day:

10AM
Imposter Syndrome: At What Point Do You Become

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Angry Robot, Book Announcements

The Traitor God Returns

Angry Robot author Cameron JohnstonA couple of weeks ago we told you that we’d sold translation rights for Cameron Johnston‘s The Traitor God in both Czech and Hungarian. Now, we’re bringing you more exciting news from the world of Setharis: A SEQUEL!

God of Broken Things will be dropping in June next year and sees your favourite antihero, and ours, Edrin Walker back in the midst of all that terrible, beautiful action.

Here’s the synopsis:

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Conventions, Robot Army, Writers

Robots at CONvergence!

For all you lucky humans attending CONvergence this week we have Robots taking over the con in their excitement to see and chat to you, YES YOU! Luckily we managed to restrain them from their usual deathly leanings, once we assured them you’re on our side and will be buying many books. Cos you all will be, right? RIGHT? *stares*

Over the weekend our authors will be taking part in a variety of signings, readings,

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Angry Robot, Cover Art

Cover Reveal: Jaine Fenn’s Hidden Sun

This September we’re very excited to bring you a brand new science fantasy novel, Hidden Sun, and today we’re showing you the brilliant new cover!

Hidden Sun is the first in the Shadowlands series, which takes place in a fascinating and mysterious world of darkness and light. Here’s the synopsis:

Rhia Harlyn is a noble in Shen, one of the dozens of shadowlands which separate the bright, alien skyland. She has a missing brother, an unwanted marriage proposal and an interest in science considered unbecoming in her gender. Her brother’s disappearance coincided with a violent unsolved murder, and Rhia impulsively

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Angry Robot, Awards

The Stars are Legion on the Campbell Memorial Shortlist!

The Stars Are Legion by Kameron HurleyWe have some news so incredible it might just wipe your memory and leave you stranded on a dying world-ship in the vast emptiness of space.

That’s right, Kameron Hurley has been nominated for a John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel for her gory, fleshy, downright meaty book The Stars Are Legion!! Although we’re excited, we’re certainly not surprised, Kameron’s work is amazing, dark,

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Conventions

A Splendid Day Out!

Angry Robot author KW JeterPolish your goggles, straighten your top hats, and hop on your dirigibles to celebrate all things steampunk with K.W. Jeter at A Splendid Day Out in Morecambe this weekend!

K.W. Jeter, the Father of Steampunk and author of Infernal DevicesFiendish SchemesGrim Expectations, and Morlock Night will be attending to make not just a day but a whole weekend truly splendid.

Jeter will be speaking at the Arts of Steam segment at this steam-powered

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Book Birthdays

The Traitor God Book Launch!

The Traitor God by Cameron JohnstonIf that bright June sun is just too cheery for you then celebrate something grim this summer with the launch of Cameron Johnston’s debut work of grimdark fantasy The Traitor God. On Tuesday 5th June Cameron will launch his stunning debut with Glasgow Waterstones on Argyle Street.

Cameron will be interviewed by Ruth EJ Booth, a BSFA-award winning author and scholar of fantasy, before giving a signing!

Here’s a short look

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Conventions

Wesley Chu at MCM London!

This weekend our very own robot author Wesley Chu, author of Time Salvager, Time Siege, the Tao series AND The Rise of Io will be at MCM London Comic Con! Wesley will be on a couple panels sharing wisdom and blowing your human minds!

Wes will be signing both Friday and Saturday, however has two panels on the first day, which you can see below:

Friday 25th May

Authors of Action – Comic

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