Tag: Marianne de Pierres

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Angry Robot Invades B&N’s SF & F Blog

Xmas_AngstromHo, ho, ho! Merry (almost) Christmas!

Although for eleven months of the year we are angry, seething robots, threatening to overthrow earth’s puny leaders and instil some cybernetic terror from our orbital death platform, we’re actually pretty merry when it comes to the holidays.

I mean, look at Angstrom’s excellent Santa hat. Nothing screams ‘Joyeux Noël’ like a robot wearing a jolly hat, eh?

Do you know what else gets us in the holiday mood? Offering you guys something a little bit different. Which

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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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Cover Reveal: Mythmaker by Marianne de Pierres

Peacemaker by Marianne de PierresWe are super excited to be able to show you the new cover for Marianne de PierresMythmaker, the second in her Peacemaker series, which is revealed in its full glory over at The Book Plank.

The cover was created by the marvellous Joey Hi-Fi, who was also the man behind the Peacemaker cover, which you can see over to the right.

Marianne: “Joey HiFi has captured the essence of the MYTHMAKER story in his cover.

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Marianne de Pierres is heading to the USA!

Marianne de Pierres, author of the Aurealis Award winning Peacemaker is venturing forth from her homeland, Australia, to attend her first non-Antipodean book convention.

This year Marianne will be meeting and greeting you all at World Fantasy Con, held in Saratoga Springs NY, USA from the 5 – 8 Nov.Marianne

Marianne: “I’ve been wanting to attend WFC for nearly twenty years. It will be my first ever overseas convention (outside a trip to New

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Peacemaker wins best SF Novel at the Aurealis Awards

The awards are just rolling in at the moment. The latest of the Angry Robot crew to win is Marianne de Pierres who has been awarded the Aurealis Award for best SF Novel for Peacemaker.

Marianne summed up her thoughts on the win thusly:

“I’m truly delighted that PEACEMAKER has been commended by the Aurealis judging panel. My dad brought me up onMarianne-de-Pierres-300x300
a diet of pulp Westerns and, eventually, I inherited his complete Zane Grey

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Angry Robot Authors: Where to Find them in 2015

If there’s one thing that the Angry Robot horde love to do, it’s to crawl out of our writing holes and have a chat. Partially it’s because we need to see the light of day and socialise after a hard few months of writing, but also it’s because we love you guys. You keep us doing what we do.

So that’s why we’re all over the place this year at various conventions, exhibitions and festivals. Below is a list of where the we’ll be throughout 2015, so if you want to pop down and say hi, or you’re in the

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Awards, Books

Aurealis Awards: Peacemaker in Best SF Novel Shortlist

Who says good news isn’t released on a Friday? Conflux Inc., organisers of the 2014 Aurealis Awards, have announced the finalists for this year’s awards and we are delighted to see Marianne de Pierres in the category for Best Science Fiction Novel with Peacemaker.

Judging Coordinator, Tehani Wessely, said that with over 750 entries across the twelve categories, the judges had a hugely challenging job.

“As is always the case, the judges agreed that entries were of a very high standard

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12 Days, Christmas, On Sale

12 Days of Christmas: Recap

For the last 12 days we’ve brought you 2014’s titles at the knock-down festive promotional price of only £1, or your current equivalent. If you missed any of the daily offers, fear not as the deal is available until 2 January, 2015. Here’s a handy list of all the books we included and also links to the posts; click through for extra treats from some of your favourite authors.

13 December: Andy Remic’s The Iron Wolves

14 December: Justin Gustainis’ Hard Spell, Evil Dark, and Known Devil

15 December: Matthew Hughes’

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Author Appearances

Angry Robot Live! #2 – Recap

Today we hosted our second Angry Robot Live hangout, “Crossing the Streams,” focused on cross-genre storytelling and storytelling across multiple media.

Our guests were Rod Duncan, Emma Newman, and Marianne de Pierres.

 

If you missed the panel, you can watch it in its entirety here:

 

 

I’ve also re-posted some questions we didn’t get to to continue the conversation, and if you have questions inspired by the panel, add them in the comments below!

Thank you all for joining us, and stay tuned to the Angry Robot blog for future

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Author Appearances, Guest Posts

Guest Post: Marianne de Pierres on Nate Sixkiller

When Tor.com reviewed Peacemaker, apart from praising its pacing, themes, narrative, and characters, it also started a conversation on the origins of Nate’s surname, Sixkiller. Over to Marianne, for more on the origins of Sixkiller:

Nate Sixkiller

It’s always fascinating to hear how authors conceive the names in their stories, and I wrote a lengthy piece about my process over at Sons of Corax. In PEACEMAKER, one of the main characters is called Nate Sixkiller. His name, in particular, has prompted some discussion, so Caroline (Angry Robot’s divine publicist) invited me to share the background on it.

When

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Angry Robot, Book Birthdays

Happy Book Birthdays!

It’s that time again robots! And as usual the end of the month brings two new books into the Angry Robot family!

This month’s new arrivals are Peacemaker by Marianne de Pierres and Morningside Fall by Jay Posey!

Head over to the Robot Trading Company to get your eBooks today, but before you do check the descriptions and sample chapters from each book to let you know what is in store!

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Meet Angry Robot’s latest female sci-fi writer!

Angry Robot Signs Marianne de Pierres in Two-Book Deal

Angry Robot is thrilled to announce the acquisition of two genre-busting books from Marianne de Pierres.  The World English and Translation rights deal was negotiated by Senior Editor Lee Harris and Curtis Brown’s Tara Wynne. The first of this two-book series, Peacemaker, will be released in May 2014, and the as-yet-untitled sequel will follow in 2015.

 A true crossover, Peacemaker is a cracking combination scifi, fantasy, western, and crime.

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