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Tag: Peter McLean
Hear Ye. Hear Ye. The Robots will be descending on Fantasycon 2018 this weekend for all things bookish and delightful!
Yes that’s right, we’ll be firing up our hoverboards and heading for The Queen’s Hotel in Chester from the 19th – 21st October. Not only have we got authors taking part in panels, but our very own publicity manager, Penny will be playing some late night D&D with other writerly folks (keep an eye on Twitter/Instagram for photos and possible videos).
Also, the con is home of the British Fantasy Awards and our very own Jeannette Ng is nominated for Best
Listen up, meatbags!
Angry Robot is coming to FantasyCon and we’re ready to party! Who’s with us? You? YOU? How about you in the corner, yeah you, holding all the books. Come and join us!
As usual, if this is your first con, you’re feeling a bit nervous or you just fancy sitting with some friendly faces, we’re more than happy to welcome you into our little gang, so look for the Angry Robot lanyards round our necks and
We have a most excellent announcement straight from your Robot Overlords, circulating high on their orbital death platform: some of our lovely, lovely books are now available to those hard of sight, in both large print formate and braille.
Currently 36 of our favourite titles are available both in braille and large print (in a variety of text sizes/boldness) so we can spread more of our lovely books to the world.
The list currently includes books such as:
Dr Potter’s Medicine Show by Eric Scott Fischl
Kojiki by Keith
Our favourite foul-mouthed demon-botherer Don Drake is back in the second of Peter McLean’s Burned Man series, Dominion – A dark neo noir set beneath London, written with all the charm of your favourite British gangster movies. As the sequel to Drake and followed by the upcoming (just under a month, folks!) Damnation, there’s plenty more of this gritty urban fantasy to explore.
In the tunnels deep under London, the
It seems our sacrifices haven’t gone unnoticed as we have found our books placed in a whole load of ‘best of 2016’ lists, which has, quite honestly, made out 2017 thus far.
We’d like to say a big thank you
Now and again our authors get requests to give talks to interested parties and aspiring authors. Sometimes these requests are from prisons, which is exactly what happened to Peter McLean the other week, as he was asked to speak to inmates at HMP Norwich.
Being inside a prison, as an author imparting knowledge, is something that not that many of us experience, so we asked Peter to write about his experience.
So, in Peter’s own words…
A couple of weeks ago I went
It looks pretty excellent, right? A touch of lightning, a hint of fire and, inexplicably, a giant block of flats. Hmmm. You can see the complete cover over at Black Gate, along with the two other
future slaves people!
Do you fancy winning yourself a copy of one of our November books?
Well you can, if you head on over to GoodReads. We have giveaways listed for both Peter McLean‘s Dominion and Christopher Hinz‘s Binary Storm, both of which will run until October 26.
The giveaways are available to those living in UK, Ireland, India, South Africa, New Zealand, US and Canada. (more…)
Salutations 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,
Sorry to report but the Robots are a little rust-tinged and creaky this morning, as we attempt to kickstart ailing battery packs back to life after a splendid weekend at the UK Fantasycon, organised by the British Fantasy Society. Held in the once-majestic shambolic splendour of the Grand Hotel in Scarborough, a combination of wonderful people, fine autumnal seaside weather and us winning the Best Independent Publisher 2016 award made for a
It’s almost FantasyCon time! WHOOOOOT!!!!
We’re super excited for the return of one of our favourite UK conventions and can’t wait to catch up with you all in sunny (fingers crossed) Scarborough for some great panels, excellent discussions and most importantly, a pint.
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
Peter will be joined by Christopher Fowler (Bryant & May), Clay and Susan Griffith (Vampire Empire) and Karina Sumner-Smith (the Towers trilogy).
The Roundtable is an excellent opportunity for authors to answer their fans’ questions about life, work, the universe and everything directly, so make sure you head over to the site to ask your burning
You might remember Peter as being one of our submissions from the last open door. We’re delighted that Drake’s had such a good reception and can’t wait for November when the second in the series, Dominion, hits
We’re getting back into con season on both sides of the pond. While Mike heads over to C2E2 over in Chicago, we in the UK are heading up to Manchester for Easter weekend to hang out at Mancunicon.
On Friday there will be an Angry Robot party in the Presidential Suite (aren’t we fancy?) from 20:30 – 22:30, so make sure to swing by and take full advantage of the (limited amount) of free