Tag: Lee Battersby

5th Birthday

Angry Robot 5: Amanda’s 5 Things Wot I Learned From Publishing

Tuesday 1 July marked 5 years from Angry Robot’s first books – Lauren Beukes‘ Moxyland and Kaaron Warren‘s Slights – and throughout this week we have celebrated with daily staff blog posts and giveaways! Author guest posts and other cool giveaways have popped up on various sites – and continue to  – so do keep an eye out for our #AngryRobot5 on Twitter for new posts.

On the blog this week we’ve had Senior Editor Lee Harris with his Top 5 Reasons Angry Robot Rules; MD Marc Gascoigne with

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Angry Robot

A bit of reminiscing with NetGalley!

Hi guys! We’ve decided to do something a little different for this month on NetGalley. We’re going to be celebrating our favourite books that we’ve read from across the imprints and to give you guys a chance to join us in our gushing! We feel so strongly about these books (everyone should read them!) that we just had to give you guys a chance to get to reading them too.

The first book was chosen by Amanda. Here’s a little about the book and why she decided to showcase it:

The Corpse-Rat King by 

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Robot Round-Up 26.04.13

Caroline here for my first Robot Round-Up, and what a gathering it is!

The week of April 15 was off a great start with Damien Walter’s Guardian round-up of the best young novelists from SF’s universe, even more so with not 1…nor 2…nor 3…but 4 Angry Robot authors being highlighted. Lauren Beukes, Madeleine Ashby, Aliette De Boddard, and Chuck Wendig are definitely four writers who, simply put, “tell great stories”.

Courtesy of @EMAldred, I present to you the wonderful display of Angry Robot Books in Foyles St Pancras:

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Happy UK Publication Day Lee Battersby, Adam Christopher and Joseph D’Lacey!

Today is the official UK print publication day for Angry Robot’s April releases. UK-based readers who prefer the feel of something papery beneath their fingertips can now grab themselves a copy of each of the following:

The Marching Dead, the second of Lee Battersby‘s hugely entertaining fantasy quests starring reluctant King-of-the-Dead Marius don Hellespont, plus: The Age Atomic, sequel to Adam Christopher‘s genre-bending, convention-defying debut, Empire State, plus: Black Feathers, the first part of Joseph D’Lacey‘s Black Dawn duology; a post-eco-apocalyptic, darkly fantastical fable for our times.

See below for more info on all

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Angry Robot, Short Fiction

Lying Like Cards: A Marius don Hellespont fix, by Lee Battersby

Gentle readersThe Marching Dead by Lee Battersby, April 2013, on this, the eve of the official publication date of The Marching Dead – sequel to The Corpse-Rat King and therefore the second novel to recount the misadventures of renowned scoundrel Marius don Hellespont, as told to us by the greatly esteemed and utterly unscoundrely Mr Lee Battersby – Angry Robot is delighted to present this short tale, by way of aperitif before tomorrow’s main event… enjoy!

Angry Robot, Exclusive Excerpts, Freebies

New Extracts: The Age Atomic, The Marching Dead and Black Feathers

The Age Atomic, by Adam Christopher, The Marching Dead, Lee Battersby and Black Feathers by Joseph D’Lacey are all officially on-sale in the UK/EU next week (from Thursday 6th to be precise), but are already our in US/CAN print and ebook editions.

Here’s a taster from each to whet your appetite for more…

Click on the widgets below to activate them and read a free sample from each book, or use the links beneath each widget to visit issuu.com, where you’ll find sharing buttons, embed code, links and all sorts, should

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Angry Robot, Books

Happy US/CAN & Ebook Publication Day, Adam Christopher, Lee Battersby and Joseph D’Lacey!

Calling all genre fiction lovers of the United States of America, Canada and genre fiction Ebook buyers the world over! Although they’re not officially published until Thursday 3rd April, today is the on-sale date for the US/CAN print and Ebook editions of three brand new Angry Robot books!

This month we’ve got a trio of truly terrific new releases for you to feast your eyes and spend your hard-earned reading time on: The Age Atomic, sequel to Adam Christopher‘s genre-bending, convention-defying debut, Empire State, plus: The Marching Dead, the second of Lee Battersby‘s hugely entertaining

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Angry Robot, Awards

Congratulations to Australian Shadows Award Nominee Lee Battersby!

The Corpse-Rat King, by Lee BattersbyHot on the heels of the news that Jo Anderton has been shortlisted for three Aurealis Awarda comes news of another Angry Robot author with an Australian award nomination.

This time the shortlistee is Mr Lee Battersby, whose debut novel The Corpse-Rat King is one of three books shortlisted for the 2012 Australian Shadows Award – awarded to “the stories and collections that best typify the horror genre, delivering a

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances

Lee Battersby Launching The Marching Dead at Stefen’s Books, Perth, Saturday 6th April

The Marching Dead by Lee Battersby, April 2013Angry Robot’s very own Lee Battersby will be launching The Marching Dead – the second Marius don Hellespont novel, sequel to The Corpse-Rat King – at Stefen’s Books, 8 Shaftoe Lane, Perth, on Saturday 6th April at 2.00 p.m.

Here are the pertinent details from the man himself:

“I’ll be signing copies, inflicting a reading or two upon the gathered multitudes, and generally making with the fabulous

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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Books, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up, 05.10.12

Hello, hello and welcome to a bumper, double-sized Robot Round-Up. Most of the AR crew was down at Fantasycon in Brighton last weekend, so we were a tad on the busy side – schmoozing, drinking, pontificating on panels, drinking, selling books, drinking and… well, drinking – so we’ve been saved everything up for a full fortnight’s worth (and then some) of AR linkage action. And here it is!

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