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Free Preview of Empire Ascendant

Empire Ascendant by Kameron HurleyTo whet your fantasy thirst, we’ve popped the first couple of chapters of Kameron Hurley‘s mind-blowing fantasy Empire Ascendant for you to enjoy for free.

We could talk about how great it is for ages, but Locus nailed it already: “it’s epic in the truest sense of the world, and fantastic in a completely original and inventive way…I read all 400-odd pages in about 12 hours, ignoring all else. My guess is you will too.”

Loyalties are tested when worlds collide… In this

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ConFusion Schedule

ConFusion is this weekend and a whole swarm of robots will be around and about taking part in panels, readings, cookie making classes and of course, parties.

Take a look below for the most up-to-date list of author appearances. As always, programmes are subject to change.

We hope to see you there!

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Friday
6:00 PM – Ballroom A&B
SFF Debates 2016!
Six of your favorite SFF personalities debate the

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Angry Robot in Best of 2015 Lists

There’s nothing more exciting for a publisher as the year comes to an end than reading Best Of lists and scouring for our titles. 2015 has been a particularly kind year with a hefty crop Angry Robot titles appearing in lists all over the internet. We’ve decided to collect some of them here for your pleasure – post in the comments if there are any other titles you’d add to your favourites of 2015 list!

Firstly Buzzfeed featured both The Rebirths of Tao by Wesley Chu and Apex by Ramez Naam in their 24 Best Science Fiction Books of 2015.

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Empire Ascendant Exclusive Excerpt

Empire Ascendant by Kameron Hurley

Following on from the highly acclaimed The Mirror Empire, Kameron Hurley‘s brilliant Empire Ascendant will be hitting all good bookstores 1st Oct (UK/R.o.W)/6th Oct (US:Can).

We know, we know, it’s a long wait for something that you know will be amazing. But don’t worry, we’ve been kind and spoken to those fabulous folk over at Tor.com, who were happy to host an exclusive excerpt of the prologue and first chapter of

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Kameron Hurley takes over Gen Con!

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Kameron Hurley, author of The Mirror Empire, and the soon-to-be-published Empire Ascendant is making her presence known at Gen Con, held 30 July – 2 Aug, by simply ATTENDING ALL OF THE PANELS.

As you can see below, Kameron will be here, there and everywhere during the three days she’s at the event, so make sure to catch her speaking in at least one panel. As always, schedules are subject to change, so

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Empire Ascendant by Kameron Hurley: Cover Reveal

You may have seen it on the Barnes & Noble sci-fi blog, but the long-awaited cover for Kameron Hurley‘s Empire Ascendant – the second in the Worldbreaker Saga – is here.

The artwork, by Richard Anderson is so gorgeous that we didn’t only want to reveal the front cover but the entire wrap, too.

Click on the image to be taken through to the reveal article, complete with quotes from Kameron and Richard and the full image.

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Kameron Hurley shortlisted for a Gemmell Award!

We’re proud, overjoyed, excited and delighted to announce that Kameron Hurley’s The Mirror Empire has been shortlisted in the Gemmell Awards.

TheMirrorEmpire-144dpi (1)The award, named Morningstar after one of David Gemmell’s bestselling novels, is awarded for the best debut in fantasy fiction.

Kameron: “I was incredibly pleased to find The Mirror Empire on the Gemmell Morningstar shortlist with some amazing company. Thanks so much to all the passionate fans who voted for it! It’s fabulous news to get here with
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More Kameron Hurley from Angry Robot Books

Hot on the heels of the news that Kameron Hurley is short-listed for this year’s Locus Fantasy Novel award with The Mirror Empire (see here for full details), we are delighted to announce Book 3 in the Worldbreaker SagaThe Broken Heavens. 

In a World English deal, including translation, with Hannah Bowman of Liza Dawson Agency, The Broken Heavens is the epic conclusion to the Worldbreaker Saga which began with The Mirror Empire and continues with Empire Ascendant, out this October. 

Kameron Hurley: “I’m thrilled to bring readers the third and final volume of the Worldbreaker Saga with Angry Robot Books. They’ve been eternal champions

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