Ahoy here, Robot fans!
Today we have a
We told you yesterday that we’d be at MCM Comic Con in London but that’s not the only place our authors are hanging out this weekend. Both Kaaron Warren (Slights) and James A Moore (The Last Sacrifice) will be at World Fantasy Con, with the former being Guest of Honour.
Here’s where the pair will be all weekend. As always, programmes are subject to change so do double check your schedule on the day to see that all is in order.
We know you love it free and pulpy, so we’ve put together the opening four chapters from four of our finest, pulpiest reads. It’s the best of matinee-style adventure, bloody exploitation thrills filled with battered heroes and villainous bad guys! Oh yeah, and it’s FREE! Pulped Fiction is available from all the usual ebook sources (like Amazon, B&N Nook, iTunes and Play), or you can download it from us right here. Read it, love it, buy the complete books!
Daughters of Forgotten Light by Sean Grigsby: a floating prison is home to Earth’s unwanted people, where they are forgotten… but
It seems that our Robots weren’t ready to stop partying after last week’s incredible FantasyCon, so they’re back at it again this week, with a visit to MCM Comic Con, London. Tim Pratt (The Wrong Stars, The Dreaming Stars), Jeannette Ng (Under the Pendulum Sun) and Micah Yongo (Lost Gods) will all be at the convention, talking on panels, signing novels and generally taking in the great atmosphere.
Below are their schedules for the weekend, though as always, these things are subject to change so do download the incredibly useful MCM app for all of the
Woooohooooo!!! Friends, we have great news! *throws glitter*
Jeannette Ng won ‘Best Newcomer’ at the British Fantasy Awards!
Best Newcomer goes to @jeannette_ng for Under The Pendulum Sun! And delivers a THUNDEROUS and vital speech about the need to build the future without obsessively honoring the past, truer now more than ever.
— Alasdair @ Fantasycon (@AlasdairStuart) October 21, 2018
Cover reveal, hoooooOOOOO!
It’s that time again! Now, you should be – and if not, why not, huh? Huh? Huh? – already acquainted with the antics of Ella Patel who was, in Wesley Chu’s fast paced and action packed sci-fi novel The Rise of Io, forced to share her head with the alien Io, a low-ranking Quasing with a bit of an attitude problem. Well, we say that Io has one… so too does Ella, the streetwise kid you definitely wouldn’t want to get on the wrong side of. Now, in sequel The Fall of Io – which hits shelves
Behold some wondrous new book news! *fires confetti cannon*
The amazing Anna Kashina, author of the Majat Code Series, is back with a brand new novel Shadowblade. This stunning epic fantasy novel with swords, politics, romance and a badass heroine will be heading your way in May 2019.
Here’s the full synopsis:
Naia dreams of becoming a Jaihar Blademaster, but after assaulting a teacher, her future seems ruined. The timely intervention of a powerful stranger
The pair – both critically acclaimed for their SFF work – will be reading from their respective novels and then available for general chats and signings.
If you’re lucky Sean might just get out his fire truck again… if you
Hear Ye. Hear Ye. The Robots will be descending on Fantasycon 2018 this weekend for all things bookish and delightful!
Yes that’s right, we’ll be firing up our hoverboards and heading for The Queen’s Hotel in Chester from the 19th – 21st October. Not only have we got authors taking part in panels, but our very own publicity manager, Penny will be playing some late night D&D with other writerly folks (keep an eye on Twitter/Instagram for photos and possible videos).
Also, the con is home of the British Fantasy Awards and our very own Jeannette Ng is nominated for Best
Good morrow, Robot fans.
We’re currently busy creating the most wonderful 2019 covers for you to feast your eyes on, as you might be noticing from the amount of cover reveal posts we’ve been publishing! Today’s artwork is something a bit special for a cold, autumnal day: S A Sidor‘s The Beast of Nightfall Lodge.
Created by immensely talented dark artist of the damned, Dan Strange, the cover perfectly encapsulates the pulpy goodness of S A’s work.
We honestly can’t wait for you to read The Beast of Nightfall Lodge, which is the sequel to May’s Fury
Humankind has escaped a dying Earth and set out to find a new home
Humans, we have official news.
It has come to our attention that the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog has recently posted an article detailing the cover art for Darius Hinks‘ The Ingenious by none other than John Coulthart, creator of such covers as Under the Pendulum Sun and Moonshine.
It is important that you head to the site right now and take a look at the brand new, super shiny artwork without hesitation, because it is fucking beautiful and your eyes deserve that kind of treat.
Here’s a sneak peek to tide you over until you click
Happy Friday, humans!
We’ve got some good news for all fans of Patrice Sarath’s The Sisters Mederos: the crack team at Watkins Media have sold German rights to the novel to Feder & Schwert GmbH. So, if your German is up to scratch and you want to read The Sisters Mederos in both English and German then you’ll soon be in luck. Or, if you have any friends who would prefer to read this intriguing, sororal, magical novel in their mother tongue, let them know!
Now, the good news isn’t over. While we have you, we wanted to captialise
Can people really change? Even if you start editing their brains… Find out in captivating near-future SF thriller, The Subjugate by Amanda Bridgeman. Get a headstart today, read the first two chapters right here, and then pre-order!
In a small religious community rocked by a spree of shocking murders, Detectives Salvi Brentt and Mitch Grenville find themselves surrounded by suspects. The Children of Christ have a tight grip on their people, and the Solme Complex neurally edit violent criminals – Subjugates – into placid servants called Serenes. In a town where purity and sin, temptation and repression live side by side, everyone
Hail, meaty beings! We have a new cover to show off to you! Today it’s the artwork for The Outlaw & The Upstart King, the second in Rod Duncan‘s Map of Unknown Things series, and it’s absolutely wonderful.
We’ll tell you a bit more about the book below but for now feast your eyes upon this thing of beauty:
Travel back in time, lose your future and fight to change it back! That’s the nightmare facing the hero of Time’s Children by D B Jackson, and you can read how it all begins right here – enjoy the first four chapters of this epic adventure on us!
Fifteen year-old Tobias Doljan, a Walker trained to travel through time, is called to serve at the court of Daerjen. The sovereign, Mearlan IV, wants him to Walk back fourteen years, to prevent a devastating war which will destroy all of Islevale. Even though the journey will double Tobias’ age, he