NEW AND UPCOMING BOOKS

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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Author Appearances, Conventions, Writers

N.S. Dolkart at ReaderCon!

ReaderCon is just around the corner, humans, and have we got a treat for you. One of our robots, N.S. Dolkart, author of the Godserfs Trilogy will be attending not one, not two, but THREE events for your human eyes and ears.

Here’s where you can find N.S. Dolkart at ReaderCon:

Angry Robot author NS DolkartThursday 12th July
9pm Solo Reading (30min)

Saturday 14th July
8pm Rethinking the Dangerous Victim Panel

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Interesting Stuff

Angry Robot July Reading Challenge

This July Angry Robot is turning nine (NINE!!!) years old! Imagine.

To celebrate, we thought we’d do one of those reading challenges that everyone enjoys so much, with the aim that our favourite snaps from the Robot Army will win lots of fun book prizes!

Below you’ll find the challenge which, as we’re nine, we created by consulting our favourite nine year old. They came up with the suggestions and we maybe helped a little bit.

The rules are simple. Each day snap a photo along the lines of the day’s theme. Feel free to use as much artistic license

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Book Announcements, Cover Art

SHINY NEW ROBOT: Amanda Bridgeman

AR Author Amanda BridgemanYou might have already seen the news over on the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog that we have captured ourselves a brand new, shiny AI for the orbital death platform.

Amanda Bridgeman, known for her self-published Aurora series, which was finalist for an Aurealis Award over in her native Australia, is joining our ranks with new novel The Subjugate, a crime-tinged sci-fi in which a pair of dectectives race to solve a spree

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Exclusive Excerpts

Take a bite of Free Chocolate

Free Chocolate by Amber RoyerIs anything as good as chocolate? How about Free Chocolate, the space opera debut of Amber Royer:

Latina culinary arts student, Bo Benitez, becomes a fugitive when she’s caught stealing a cacao pod from the heavily-defended plantations that keep chocolate, Earth’s sole valuable export, safe from a hungry galaxy. Forces arraying against her including her alien boyfriend and a reptilian cop. But when she escapes onto

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Cover Art

Cover Reveal: The Dreaming Stars

The Dreaming Stars by Tim Pratt has a cover!

The much awaited sequel to The Wrong Stars, a mind blowing and thoughtful space opera which was shortlisted for this year’s Philip K Dick Award.

If you’re yet to catch up on The Wrong Stars then unless you’re busy fighting aliens in unknown space there’s no excuse not to do so before The Dreaming Stars hits shelves this September. You can even buy if for just £5.49 (or equivalent)

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Book Announcements, Conventions, Robot Business

The Traitor God in Translation

The Traitor God by Cameron JohnstonWe’ve got some great news for our buddies over in Europe! Excellent grimdark novel The Traitor God by Cameron Johnston is going to be translated into both Hungarian and Czech!

In Hungary the translation rights have been acquired by Főnix Könyvműhely, with the book being published sometime within the next year. Czech folks will see the translation published by Euromedia Group sometime within the next two.

We told Cameron, and once he’d

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Author Appearances, Book Announcements, Books, Cover Art

New Books from D.B. Jackson!!

AR Author D B JacksonOkay humans, buckle up because we’re about to blow your squishy minds! In wonderful, brilliant and joyful news, we’re announcing not one but TWO new books from our new Crawford Fantasy Award-winning cybernetic author, D.B. Jackson! D.B. is making it rain books here at Angry Robot, he’s bringing time-hopping epic fantasies Time’s Children in October and the sequel Time’s Demon in May 2019!

Here’s the synopsis for the first:

Fifteen year-old Tobias Doljan, a Walker trained to

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Awards, Hell Yes, Interesting Stuff

Rod Duncan Wins Leicester Book of the Year Award

The Queen of All Crows by Rod DuncanLast night, at a wonderful ceremony in Leicester city centre the Leicester Book of the Year Award was bestowed upon Rod Duncan‘s fantastic novel, The Queen of All Crows.

The novel follows one of our favourite heroines of all time, Elizabeth Barnabus, from the adventures of The Fall of The Gas-Lit Empire series into this, the start of a new series, as she makes her

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Author Appearances, Fan stuff, Hell Yes

NEWCASTLE: Cameron Johnston and RJ Barker in Conversation

Newcastle, listen up! Cameron Johnston, author of -just-this-month-released novel The Traitor God, and RJ Barker, author of Age of Assassins and sequel Blood of Assassins will be in conversation at Forbidden Planet Newcastle THIS THURSDAY from 6 – 7PM.

The pair will be chatting about their writing processes and their journey to published authors, epic fantasy, grimdark, magic, gods, fighting and anything else that takes their fancy. This will be accompanied by short readings from both parties and followed by a signing session.

For more details about the event just head on over to the Forbidden Planet

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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,

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Cover Art

Cover Reveal: A Breach in The Heavens

Well, looky here! It seems we have a gorgeous new cover to show you, thanks to that wizard of artistry, Andreas Rocha.

A Breach in the Heavens is the third title from N S Dolkart‘s epic Godserfs series, which is full of lush worldbuilding, diverse and well-written characters, mythical creatures and just a smattering of gods trying to mess with the lives of man. It’ll be hitting shelves this October, fantasy fans, so make sure to pick it up!

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Exclusive Excerpts

Rebel! Read the Start of The Rebellion’s Last Traitor for Free!

The Rebellion's Last Traitor by Nik KorponStart reading The Rebellion’s Last Traitor by Nik Korpon right now. A gritty blend of post-apocalyptic SF and adventure, called “an explosive tale of betrayal and revenge in which allegiances prove as dangerous and unreliable as the memories the citizens of Eitan City buy and sell” by Chris Holm, Anthony Award-winning author of Red Right Hand.

After decades of war, the brutal Tathadann Party restored order in Eitan City by

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