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Silent Hall on Audible

Silent Hall by N. S. Dolkart

Good news, those who love audiobooks! N S Dolkart‘s Silent Hall is now available through Audible. Narrated by Adam Sims (Hard-Boiled Wonderland and The End of The World / World War Z) aural story lovers can expect an epic fantasy of breathtaking scope full to the brim with wizards, angry gods and dragons.

Silent Hall joins other Angry Robot novels on Audible, such as Jay

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AR Authors, Audio, Books, Guest Posts, Interesting Stuff

Guest Post: Emma Newman on Voicing her Own Characters

To celebrate today’s launch of Any Other Name, the second in the Split Worlds series, Emma Newman gives us an insight into what life as a narrator is like, but specifically what it’s like for an author to narrate his or her own characters. With praise for Between Two Thorns recently coming from The Guardian describing Emma as “J. K. Rowling meets Georgette Heyer”, we’re even more excited than normal for this fantastic release. 

Not only that, but Emma is running a competition to win the audio book of Any Other Name, details here:

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Angry Robot, AR Authors, Audio, Interviews

Live Chat with Emma Newman about Between Two Thorns

The Author - Emma NewmanTomorrow (February 26th) Emma Newman’s Between Two Thorns is released as a Trade Paperback in the US and Canada, and as an ebook worldwide. The UK gets the paperback next Thursday (7th March).

Emma describes the book as “Downton Abbey, but with mad sorcerers and evil faeries”, which is undoubtedly true, but it is oh, so much more than that!

This coming Saturday (2nd March), we will be hosting a live telephone chat with Emma, and we’d love

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Angry Robot, Audio, Competitions

Christmas Joke – winner announced

On December 20th we launched a Christmas Joke Competition. We really should have known better, I suppose,

Anyway, we said we’d send an audiobook prize to the winner. And that winner is: Heike Harding-Reyland!

Heike sent in two jokes, and they are:

Q: What’s the most popular Christmas wine?
A: I don’t like Brussels sprouts!

and

Q: Why is Santa so jolly?
A: Because he knows where all the bad girls live.

There are plenty of others for you to look through, and they can be found in the comments, here. But if you pulled any Christmas crackers

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Angry Robot, Audio, Books, Competitions

Christmas Audiobook Competition

Now here’s a great competition for you! 30 hours of audiobook brilliance spread over 25 CDs!

Win Anne Lyle’s The Alchemist of Souls and The Merchant of Dreams on CD – both books read by the incomparable Michael Page for those fine folk at Brilliance Audio.

And what do I need to do to win these audible delights? I hear you ask? Well, that’s a very good question, we reply – thanks for joining in! Simply leave a Christmas joke* in the comments section, below.

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Angry Robot, Audio, Robot Business

Strange Chemistry and Exhibit A team up with AudioGO for Audiobook Goodness

We’re pleased-as-punch to announce that, via our parent company Osprey Group, we’ve concluded a deal with to create audiobook editions of all our forthcoming Strange Chemistry and Exhibit A books.

Here’s the press release that we’ve just sent out to our chums in the bookish media – please feel free to copy & paste for your own blog or website if you’re an audiobook fan:

AudioGO

Leading audiobook producers

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Angry Robot, Angry Robot Media, Audio, Books, Other people's business

Listen to the latest Angry Robot audiobooks!

Courtesy of those fine folk at Brilliance Audio, we have some snippets of some of the quite brilliant audiobooks they have produced of some recent Angry Robot titles.

Last month’s titles: Omega Point and Blackbirds
This month’s titles: Empire State, Giant Thief and Dead Harvest.

Click on each of the links (below) to hear about 5 minutes of each, or to download to your computer for your offline listening pleasure (by right-clicking and saving, or doing what you usually do with these things #techie).

These titles can be ordered as downloads or on CD from Audible (UK /

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Angry Robot, Audio, Books, Future formats

Zoo City audiobook

If you’ve not yet read Zoo City by Lauren Beukes in eBook, paperback or limited edition hardback, there’s now another way to enjoy it, courtesy of those fine folk at Brilliance Audio.

There are countless reviews of this multi-award winning book, so here’s what Bull Spec Magazine said of the audio version:

A deservedly highly-praised and award-winning novel has come to audio with a really well-done production… a novel which Publishers Weekly just named as one of the best science fiction and fantasy novels of 2011.

You can hear a sample

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