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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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New Author Alert! Cameron Johnston

Howdy folks, Angry Robot author Cameron Johnston

Get out your welcome banner and shake up that champagne because we’ve got a new announcement: Cameron Johnston has agreed to a full brain augmentation, the insertion of various tracking devices and lasers and has joined the Angry Robot team! We’re bloody delighted to have him, especially as we hear h̶e̶’̶s̶ ̶a̶ ̶h̶i̶g̶h̶-̶l̶e̶v̶e̶l̶ ̶m̶a̶g̶e̶… uh, has a lot of cool things to say.

To find out more about Cameron and his forthcoming

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NEW AUTHOR: Introducing Patrice Sarath

AR Author Patrice Sarath

*EXCITING NEWS KLAXON!*

We have a new author! Patrice Sarath has pledged her soul to the Robots and will be carrying out our work, spreading the word of great books, great storytelling and great fantasy.

Her novel, The Sisters Mederos – a brilliant secondary fantasy with magic, bandits and a class system straight from the Victorian era – will be released in April 2018, just in time for FantasyCon, in fact!. You can read

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Smoke Eaters: Blowing Your Mind from March 2018

Angry Robot author Sean Grigsby

We’re so super excited to announce our new acquisition, due to be released in March 2018!

It’s called Smoke Eaters and it’ll be hitting shelves in March 2018!

Here’s the synopsis:

When dragons rise from the earth, firefighters are humanity’s last line of defence, in this wild near-future fantasy.

Firefighter Cole Brannigan is on the verge of retirement after 30 years on the job, and a decade fighting dragons. But

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Cover Reveal: Fallen Gods

It’s here! It’s here!

Well, actually it’s not here yet. But soon Fallen Gods, the second title in James A Moore‘s The Tides of War series, will be hitting shelves near you! In fact, the drop will be happening in January, exactly a year from the release of first-in-series The Last Sacrifice.

While you pine for the next book we do have a little treat for you, we can now show off the amazing new cover. Big thanks to that man Alejandro Colucci for once more bestowing us with something so awesome. And if any cover should invoke a

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ICYMI – COVER REVEAL: Under the Pendulum Sun

It was one of those beautiful moments in the office. We’d agreed to the purchase of Jeannette Ng’s amazing debut novel Under the Pendulum Sun and the discussion had turned to covers. Without thinking we, as one, uttered “John Coulthart”, because who could better bring to life the creepy gothic imagery Jeannette’s words painted? Happily John was onboard with our idea and the wonderful process of researching for the design began.

That’s not our tale to tell though. Head over to Fantasy Faction to hear what John had to say about the creative process, as well as Jeannette’s thoughts on

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New Author: Micah Yongo

We’re super excited and delighted to announce a new signing, author Micah YongoAR author Micah Yongo! *Crowd goes wild*
*Robot dance*

Micah is an author from Manchester, UK. You can find him over on his blog, The Mancophile, or on Twitter.

Micah’s debut novel, Lost Gods, will be hitting bookshelves in April 2018. We can’t wait to share with you this wonderful epic fantasy, steeped in African folklore and featuring a young assassin hunted

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The Gas-Lit Empire is Back!

Angry Robot author Rod DuncanGreetings, travellers!

And travellers we shall be talking about today, as Elizabeth Barnabus – beloved heroine of the Gas-Lit Empire universe and novels The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter, Unseemly Science and The Custodian of Marvels – is taking flight from the UK to the vast oceans.

That’s right, Rod Duncan is back with a brand new series, the Map of Unknown Things, which is set in the same world as that of the

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Cover Reveal: Among The Fallen

Among the Fallen - teaserOoooh, it’s time for a pretty new cover! Our first of 2017, in fact, and we have to thank superb artist Andreas Rocha for the fine work. *doffs cap*

The frankly stunning cover is for Among The Fallen, the second title in N S Dolkart‘s Godserfs series, following on from last year’s magnificent Silent Hall, described by Strange Alliances as “a very special debut novel.”

The full reveal can be found over at Fantasy Faction

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Cover Reveal: Hunger Makes the Wolf by Alex Wells

Calling fans of everything interstellar!

Alex Wells, the latest author to join the ever-swelling pool of Robot authors, is here and they’re bringing you a mash up of Dune and Sons of Anarchy in their debut novel, Hunger Makes the Wolf.

The book, set to grace us this March, covers everything from interstellar travel to Ghost Wolves to motorbikes. Think Dune crossed with Sons of Anarchy and you’re about a quarter of the way there, we think.

And now, we can also thrill you with the fierce and powerful cover, created by Ignacio Lazcano! Here’s a little teaser:

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A New Burned Man Book is Heading Your Way

Peter-McLean-1-p19goripnm6vk2q3c3rufj1pdv1-225x300Salutations and good news to all!

We’re happy, delighted, made up and overjoyed to announce that there’s going to be a third book in Peter McLean‘s The Burned Man series!

Damnation will be released in May 2017 and sees our hapless anti-hero head to Scotland, caught up in new peril of an occult nature.

For those not familiar with Don Drake, not-quite fallen angel Trixie and the Burned Man, here’s a couple of reviews of Drake, the first title in the series,

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Cover Reveal: Kojiki

Like proud parents, every time a new book cover is delivered into the world we get a little thrill. None more so than with the new cover for Kojiki by Keith Yatsuhashi, which will be in all good bookstores come August. The cover was designed by the brilliant Thomas Walker, who does a lot of work in the achingly trending collectable poster scene. We absolutely love how well the cover has turned out, and hope that you do, too!

Head over to Fantasy Faction for the full cover, synopsis for Kojiki and exclusive excerpt, but in the meantime

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Cover Reveal + Excerpt: Dominion

Dominion, Peter McLean‘s second novel and the follow up to Drake now has a shiny new cover thanks to the brilliant Raid 71.

There’s a link to see the full cover, plus exclusive excerpt at the bottom of the page but first, here’s the synopsis:

In the tunnels deep under London, the Earth Elementals are dying.

Hunted by something they know only as the Rotman, the Elementals have no one trustworthy they can turn to. Enter Don Drake, diabolist and semi-reformed hitman, and an almost-fallen angel called Trixie.

The matriarch tells Don that Rotman is actually 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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Cover Reveal: Drake, by Peter McLean

Angry Robot Author Peter McLeanIn January Peter McLean‘s debut novel, Drake is set to hit all good bookstores. Think Ben Aaronovitch’s Rivers of London, but with a healthy dose of Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and the devil himself thrown in for good measure.

Here’s the synopsis:

Hitman Don Drake owes a gambling debt to a demon. Forced to carry out one more assassination to clear his debt, Don unwittingly kills an innocent child and brings

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Angry Robot Round-Up 11/9/15

Hey all,

Welcome to another Robot Round-Up, bringing you all of the best Angry Robot news of late.

_JPU7524We love book launches, but book launches with free omusubi are the best! And that’s just what Adam Rakunas shared with his fans at the launch of his debut novel Windswept last weekend. A great bunch of people turned up to Sunny Blue in Santa Monica, including Angry Robot author Carrie Patel (pictured here with Adam). Adam is continuing to promote his

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