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More Extracts – The Alchemist of Souls, Omega Point, Costume Not Included

Next month we’re publishing a trio of terrific titles by three awesomely amazing authors and – in a slightly more timely fashion than the last batch – we’ve just uploaded excerpts from all three to our issuu.com page and added them to the relevant catalogue pages here on the website. But to save you having to go looking for them, here they all are!

The Alchemist of Souls

by Anne Lyle

Night’s Masque, vol I

When Tudor explorers returned from the New World, they brought back a name out of half-forgotten Viking legend: skraylings. Red-sailed ships followed in

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Fresh Extracts – Carpathia by Matt Forbeck and Dead Harvest by Chris F. Holm

With the official US publication date of both Carpathia by Matt Forbeck and Dead Harvest by Chris F. Holm finally upon us and the official UK publication date just a couple of days away, it’s long past time that we posted a couple of free excerpts from the books in question. So here you go.

Here’s what to do: read, enjoy, then proceed immediately to grab the full ebooks from the Angry Robot Webstore / your favourite online retailer or pick up the printed paper edition from your favourite purveyor of physical items. Couldn’t

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Anyone for Empire State RPG Action?

We’ve just posted the latest bit of brand new content to EmpireState.cc, the collaborative content creation WorldBuilder project based on Adam Christopher‘s Empire State.

Empire State - the RPGThe shiny, new content in question is Empire State – the RPG, nothing less than a complete, original and self-contained roleplaying game system fresh from the feverish mind of game designer David ‘Doc Blue’ Wendt, whose credits include White Wolf’s

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Empire State WorldBuilder is now live!

Empire State by Adam ChristopherYou may remember we told you about our new WorldBuilder project, where we invite fans to create their own content set in the world of Adam Christopher’s Empire State.

Well, the website has now gone live, and to get the ball rolling we’ve commissioned a few pieces (with thanks to the mighty Mur Lafferty for helping to run the project).

The phenomenally talented JR Blackwell has provided

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Merry Christmas – Sock Amnesty Reminder

First of all: Merry Christmas! We hope you received everything you wanted, and wanted everything you received.

If not… don’t forget that we have our sock amnesty running this year!

Lovely! Just What I Always Wanted.It happens every year. Maybe it’ll be your mad Aunty Mabel, or your loving Mum, or your lazy brother-in-law, or maybe it’ll be the last-minute Secret Santa buyer in the office that you were unlucky enough to end up with.

But

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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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Announcing the Angry Robot Sock Amnesty

Lovely! Just What I Always Wanted.It happens every year. Maybe it’ll be your mad Aunty Mabel, or your loving Mum, or your lazy brother-in-law, or maybe it’ll be the last-minute secret santa buyer in the office pool that you were unlucky enough to end up with.

But let’s face it, it’s pretty much guaranteed to happen: someone will give you some sort of Crap Present – usually oh, so jolly Xmas socks – at some point this

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A New Batch of Angry Robot Sample Chapters

Here’s a fresh selection of Angry Robot sample chapters for you to read, download, fall in love with, share with your friends and rave about every time you hear the word ‘book’. Think of them as an early holiday season gift of free fiction-y goodness from your friendly Robot Overlords Chums.

This time out we’re previewing our first five 2012 titles: Adam Christopher‘s Empire State (Jan), Ian Whates‘s City of Light and Shadow (Jan), Dan Abnett‘s Embedded (Jan, b-format UK re-issue), David Tallerman‘s Giant Thief (Feb) and Lavie Tidhar‘s The

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Rampant Robots

Here’s your bumper round-up of all things Robot. (Cue annoying dee-dee-diddly-dee news anchor ident sting overlaid with anachronistic sound of typewriters…)

Lovely Aliette de Bodard went deep, deep into the world of Acatl as she discussed the final novel in the Obsidian & Blood trilogy, Master of the House of Darts, with the Faster Times.

Aaand she made this lovely trailer for this latest Acatl novel too. Studio roll VT: