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Free Preview of 2019 with INCOMING! the Angry Robot Sampler

2018 has been one hell of a year, and believe it or not (you should – trust us, stare into our visor, you will believe – that’s right, now you believe) 2019 is shaping up to be even better! In this last stretch before the new year you need something to look forward to. We give you Incoming! An Angry Robot 2019 Sampler, featuring the first three chapters of six astonishing

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Cover Reveal: SHADOWBLADE

It’s here! The cover for Anna Kashina’s newest novel, Shadowblade, has arrived and let us tell you, it is GORGEOUS.

Shadowblade – the first in a new series from Prism Award-winning Anna – is a fantasy romance which reminds us that swords are sexy and court intrigue captivating. Here’s the synopsis:

Naia dreams of becoming a Jaihar Blademaster, but after assaulting a teacher, her future seems ruined. The timely intervention of a powerful stranger suddenly elevates her into elite Upper Grounds training. She has no idea that the stranger is Dal Gassan, head of the Daljeer Circle. Seventeen years

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Angry Robot, Book Announcements

New Book Announcement: SHADOWBLADE by Anna Kashina

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 Angry Robot author Anna Kashinanovel ShadowbladeThis 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 suddenly

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On Sale

Drop Everything and Read Day

Drop Everything and ReadWe’ve partnered up with Amazon.com for a flash sale on 12 April for Drop Everything and Read Day – a great day to sit down and read a book, or at least grab a book so you can read it later.

The amazing books below will be knocked down to $2.50 for the paperback edition, click the titles and covers to find them on Amazon.com. Snap ’em up before they run out,

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Angry Robot, Conventions

Angry Robot at WorldCon

It’s here! It’s huge! Angry Robot authors are all set to invade Kansas City for WorldCon 74 – August 17-21. Our plans are simple – invade signings, panels, discussions, drinking events and even going for a run – the opportunities to chat and catch up are legion. Do say hi – our authors are a lovely bunch.

Our Mike Underwood will also be constantly available at our Angry Robot booth in the dealer room – booth #21. Seek him out, touch the books, meet the authors!

The WorldCon schedule is vast, and although they do have a

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Cover Reveal + Excerpt: Assassin Queen by Anna Kashina

It’s almost June, which means it’s almost time for the third title in Anna Kashina‘s Majat Code series, Assassin Queen, to hit shelves.

If you’ve not yet caught up with this amazing fantasy series, which won not one but two Prism Awards last year (one for Fantasy and the other for Best of the Best), then fret not! We’re holding a re-read of the first two books over at GoodReads.

If you have read the first two books and are as excited for Assassin Queen as we are then here’s the synopsis, and below is the link to

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Nook ‘First in Series’ Sale

Heads up, drones! The lovely folk over at Nook are running a ‘first in series’ promotion and are featuring eight Angry Robot titles! Please check below for titles and prices.

Each will be on sale from January 12 (today) until January 18.

Stolen SongbirdStolen Songbird by Danielle L. Jensen

For five centuries, a witch’s curse has bound the trolls to their city beneath the mountain. When Cécile de Troyes is kidnapped and taken beneath the mountain, she realises that the

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Third Title in The Majat Code Series to hit shelves summer 2016!

Blades Of The Old Empire, by Anna KashinaExciting news, folks! We’re delighted to announce that Anna Kashina will be releasing the third title in her The Majat Code series through Angry Robot this summer.

The new novel, Assassin Queen follows on from Blades of the Old Empire and double Prism Award-winning The Guild of Assassins. Here’s the synopsis:

Defeated by the Majat forces, Nimos and the other Kaddim Brothers retreat to their secret fortress in the southern mountains. Nimos knows

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Anna Kashina Prism Award Win

Glad tidings!

Join us in celebrating the news that author of The Majat Code series, Anna Kashinahas won not one but two Prism Awards.

The Prism Awards are handed out to published authors of novels and novellas for work that contains both romance and a paranormal element.

Anna was entered into the award for her novel The Guild of Assassins, the second book in the The Majat Code series, following on from Blades of the Old Empire. She received both the top prize in the fantasy category and the excellently named The Best of The Best – for, we can

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Anna Kashina: Finalist in Prism Awards 2015

Congratulations to Anna Kashina who has made the finals of the Prism Awards – from Fantasy, Futuristic, and Paranormal Romance Writers – with The Guild of Assassins. The sequel to Blades of the Old Empire, The Guild of Assassins is up against The Mark of the Tala by Jeffe Kennedy and The Stones of Kaldaar by Tameri Etherton in the Fantasy category.

Well done Anna, and best of luck for the Awards Ceremony which takes place July 23 at 8pm EST.

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12 Days, Christmas, On Sale

12 Days of Christmas: Recap

For the last 12 days we’ve brought you 2014’s titles at the knock-down festive promotional price of only £1, or your current equivalent. If you missed any of the daily offers, fear not as the deal is available until 2 January, 2015. Here’s a handy list of all the books we included and also links to the posts; click through for extra treats from some of your favourite authors.

13 December: Andy Remic’s The Iron Wolves

14 December: Justin Gustainis’ Hard Spell, Evil Dark, and Known Devil

15 December: Matthew Hughes’

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12 Days of Christmas: Anna Kashina and Freya Robertson

So far, our 12 Days of Christmas ebook promo has gifted you bargain copies of books from Andy Remic, Justin Gustainis, Joseph D’Lacey and Matthew Hughes. You can still get these titles at the bargain price by following the instructions below.

Today, we have some epic fantasies to offer you: Freya Robertson‘s The Elemental Wars books, Heartwood and Sunstone, as well as book 1 in Anna Kashina‘s The Majat CodeBlades of the Old Empire.

Here’s how to take advantage of our seasonal special offer:

1. Visit the Robot Trading Company
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Angry Robot, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up 01.08.14

We’re welcoming in the month of August with a round-up of some of the latest reviews and activity from our authors.

The Mirror EmpireFirst up, the much-anticipated Kameron Hurley‘s The Mirror Empire, September 2014.

• Publishers Weekly rewarded Kameron’s epic fantasy novel with a starred review: “Hurley reuses old tropes to excellent effect, interweaving them with original elements to create a world that will fascinate and delight her established fans and appeal to newcomers. Readers will blaze through this opening installment and eagerly await the promised sequel.”

• It’s hard to choose

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Author Appearances, Robots at large

Angry Robot Live! #4 Recap

Last night was our fourth Angry Robot Live! We talked about Scope and Scale in Fantasy.

Our panelists were Kameron Hurley and Anna Kashina.

 

If you missed the live show, you can watch the whole thing here. Please note that you’ll want to turn up the volume for the first 23 or so minutes, as Kameron’s audio was soft until she switched over to a different mic.

Much fun was had by all!

 

During the panel, Kameron mentioned Universe Sandbox.

And this is me waving goodbye to dozens of

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Angry Robot Live #4 – Scope and Scale in Fantasy

It’s that time again, folks – time for Angry Robot Live!

This month, we’re bringing you a discussion of Scope and Scale in Fantasy – from the intense back-alley tales of sword & sorcery to the world-breaking sagas of epic fantasy, the genre spans a huge range in terms of scope. Our panel will discuss the benefits and tradeoffs of operating at different scales, and we’ll dig into what makes tales at the different levels of scope powerful in their own ways.

The panel includes:

Kameron Hurley, Kitsschie and Sydney J. Bounds Award-winner and nominee for the Hugo, Nebula, and Locus

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