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
Haven’t checked out the sequel to Joseph Brassey’s deliriously joyous fantasy, Skyfarer yet? It’s time for Dragon Road – join the portal-mages in the sky for the first three chapters of the book for free!
When portal-mage Harkon Bright and his apprentice are asked to help select a new captain for the immense skyship Iseult, they quickly find themselves embroiled in its Machiavellian officer’s court. Meanwhile, their new recruit, Elias, struggles
The world is still in the grip of the International Patent Office, but might that iron grasp be slipping? Get started on book one of the Map of Unknown Things, before book two, The Outlaw & the Upstart King arrives in January. We present you with the first three chapters of Rod Duncan’s fantastic novel, The Queen of All Crows.
The year is 2012 but
“Extraordinary world-building, with a hardcore, violent poetry to the writing. Jaine Fenn continues to be a star of new fantasy.”
– Paul Cornell, author of the Lychford novellas
Rhia Harlyn is a noble in Shen, one of the dozens of shadowlands which
“I’m absolutely in love with this book. I love the characters, I love the connection of the plot to the plot of the previous book, I love the DEVELOPMENT. 15/10 would reread a thousand times and none of you can stop me.” – Litcast of Doom
Can people really change? Even if you start editing their brains… Find out in captivating near-future SF thriller, The Subjugate by Amanda Bridgeman. Get a headstart today, read the first two chapters right here, and then pre-order!
In a small religious community rocked by a spree of shocking murders, Detectives Salvi Brentt and Mitch Grenville find themselves surrounded by suspects. The Children of Christ have a tight grip on their people, and the Solme Complex neurally edit violent criminals – Subjugates – into placid servants called Serenes. In a town where purity and sin, temptation and repression live side by side, everyone
Travel back in time, lose your future and fight to change it back! That’s the nightmare facing the hero of Time’s Children by D B Jackson, and you can read how it all begins right here – enjoy the first four chapters of this epic adventure on us!
Fifteen year-old Tobias Doljan, a Walker trained to travel through time, is called to serve at the court of Daerjen. The sovereign, Mearlan IV, wants him to Walk back fourteen years, to prevent a devastating war which will destroy all of Islevale. Even though the journey will double Tobias’ age, he
Deep space penal colony Oubliette, population: scum. Lena “Horror” Horowitz leads the Daughters of Forgotten Light, one of three vicious gangs fighting for survival on Oubliette. Their fragile truce is shaken when a new shipment arrives from Earth carrying a fresh batch of
Introducing hemocryption, domed cities, mind-melding augmented reality and a political thriller… it’s Implanted by Lauren C Teffeau! Exclusively right here, you can read the first two chapters, and then do the right thing to save humanity. You know what that is. (It’s buying the book.)
We absolutely endorse this level of excitement: “Really well executed and had a super engaging plot line!… AAGGGHHHH THIS BOOK WAS HONESTLY SO GOOD!! I LOVED IT!!” – The Everlasting Library
When college student Emery Driscoll is blackmailed into being a courier for a clandestine organisation, she’s cut off
We publish a lot of cool, interesting and WTF novels, and here’s another delightful case: Space Unicorn Blues by TJ Berry – space opera? Check. Existential threat? Check. Giant spaceships… made of stone? Yup. Um, unicorns? Oh yeah! It’s an ingenious, deeply fun read with more than a few ideas to keep you up at night, and you can read the first two chapters right here, for free!
Humanity joining the
Start 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 outlawing
Ready for action, pulp adventure and a good dose of horror? Strap in tight, for this is Fury From the Tomb, The Institute for Singular Antiquities Book I, by S A Sidor! It’s a hell of a ride, with a young archeologist facing mummies, grave-robbing ghouls, vampires and evil monks– you should just start reading it, really. Here are the exclusive first three chapters to get you excited.
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
Smash the Monday blues with some hardcore grimdark action: Andy Remic’s The Iron Wolves will hack and grind all your suffering into beautiful book tears. Read the first three chapters here, for free, and take control of your week.
Thirty years ago, the Iron Wolves held back mud-orc hordes at the Pass of Splintered Bones, and led a brutal charge that saw the
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