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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Overthrowing the tyrannical Tathadann government should have been cause for celebration. But as Eitan City announces its independence, soldiers from the northern province of Vårgmannskjør storm the ceremony and annex the city. The cruelties of the Tathadann soon pale beside the new occupiers’ atrocities. Henraek
Jeff Noon is back, and so is detective John Nyquist. This time he’s in a new city, and if you thought Dayzone and Nocturna were a bit of a headfuck, you ain’t read nothing yet. The Body Library is the astonishing sequel to A Man of Shadows and you can start reading it for free, right now.
In a city where words come to life and reality
Happy Friday! If you haven’t explored the City of 100 Rows, now is an excellent time. The first in Ian Whates’ amazing fantasy series, City of Dreams & Nightmare is the new Gormenghast – “brilliantly executed novel, perfectly paced, beautifully described and a true joy to read.” (ScienceFictionandFantasy.co.uk)
They call it the City of a Hundred Rows.
The ancient city of Thaiburley is a vast, multi-tiered metropolis, where the poor live in the City Below and demons are said to dwell in
When his beloved is killed in a terrorist atrocity committed by the sinister Bookman, young poet Orphan becomes enmeshed in a web of secrets and lies. His quest to uncover the truth takes him from the hidden catacombs of a London on the brink of revolution, through pirate-infested seas, to the mysterious
Ready for something extraordinary? Read the first two chapters of the brilliant hard SF debut Quietus by Tristan Palmgren which mashes up the black death with an awesome intergalactic conspiracy… aww hell – ya gotta read it!
In medieval Italy, Niccolucio, a young Florentine Carthusian monk, leads a devout life until the Black Death kills all of his brothers, leaving him alone and filled with doubt. Habidah, an anthropologist from an
It really sucks when it’s your last day on the job and then dragons show up… Reading should be all of the fun and we’ve got a giant winged heap of fun for you: check out the first three chapters of Sean Grigsby’s Smoke Eaters for free now.
Firefighter Cole Brannigan is on the verge of retirement after 30 years on the job, and a decade fighting dragons.
In the flourishing metropolis of Soot City (a fantastical version of 1920s Chicago), progressive ideals reign and the old ways of magic and liquid mana are forbidden. Daisy Dell is a Modern Girl – stylish, educated and independent – keen
War is coming to Hob Ravani’s world. The company that holds it in monopoly, TransRift Inc, has at last found what they’re looking for–the source of the power that enables their
Humankind has escaped a dying Earth and set out to find a new home among the stars aboard an immense generation spaceship, affectionately named the Ark. Bryan Benson is the Ark’s greatest living sports hero, enjoying retirement working as a
Our favourite foul-mouthed demon-botherer Don Drake is back in the second of Peter McLean’s Burned Man series, Dominion – A dark neo noir set beneath London, written with all the charm of your favourite British gangster movies. As the sequel to Drake and followed by the upcoming (just under a month, folks!) Damnation, there’s plenty more of this gritty urban fantasy to explore.
In the tunnels deep under London, the