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Book in a Free Read of The Bookman by Lavie Tidhar

The Bookman by Lavie TidharBreak up your day with a spot of steampunk mystery: The Bookman by Lavie Tidhar. Enjoy the first three chapters on us, right here.

When his beloved is killed in a terrorist atrocity committed by the sinister Bookman, young poet Orphan becomes enmeshed in a web of secrets and lies. His quest to uncover the truth takes him from the hidden catacombs of a London on the brink of revolution, through pirate-infested seas, to the

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The Great Game – First Chapters for Free!

The Great Game

Hey there! Here’s a free preview of Lavie Tidhar‘s magnificent Houdini fights the Martians novel The Great Game, re-released in October 2016 with a fancy new cover and Professor Tidhar’s exploration of ‘Dynamics of an Asteroid’! It’s a startling work of steampunk historical science fiction.

As Locus said, it “achieves moments of surprising depth and beauty, with real insights into human history and psychology as well as the immense and

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Lavie Tidhar’s Bookman series reissues

We’re super, super excited to announce that this summer we’ll be reissuing Lavie Tidhar‘s The Bookman trilogy, which comprises of The Bookman (June), Camera Obscura (July) and The Great Game (August).

Of course, a reissue means that we get to have some fun with new covers, and fun we had! The three new covers were designed by the fabulous Sarah Anne Langton. To read what Sarah has to say about the creative process behind the cover images, take a look at her great blog post for Tor.com here.

Here’s a little sneak peek of the covers. If you click on

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Robot Round-Up 28.06.13

What a busy few weeks it’s been here at Robot HQ; so busy in fact, that I’ve been shamefully slow since my last Round-Up! But what better to cheer up a rainy Friday (in Nottingham, at least) than a good look back over our recent highlights:

© 2013 Drake Photography HD, New York
© 2013 Drake Photography HD, New York

Let’s start with yesterday’s exciting news that Michael Boatman

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Robot Round-Up, 11.01.13

Wotcha. Robot Round-Up time. Bit shorter than last week’s epic, but still plenty of good stuff to tell you about, starting with:

The Merchant of Dreams, by Anne LyleThe Merchant of Dreams, the second book in Anne Lyle‘s Night’s Masque series, was reviewed by Tammy at Books, Bones & Buffy, who enjoyed the “beautifully written story” but felt she missed out on a lot of back-story through not having

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Happy UK Publication Day, Ramez Naam, Anne Lyle and Lavie Tidhar!

Today is the official, UK-print Publication Day of Angry Robot’s January 2013 releases (which have actually been available in US/CAN bookstores and ebook format since the middle of December, but that’s warehousing systems for you…)

Our January selection features the following top-notch titles: Ramez Naam‘s thought- and action-packed science fiction debut, Nexus, the second enthralling instalment in Anne Lyle‘s Night’s Masque Elizabethan fantasy saga, The Merchant of Dreams, and an omnibus edition of all three volumes of World Fantasy Award-winning author Lavie Tidhar‘s steampunk classic, The Bookman Histories.

What better way to kick-start your

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New Extracts: Nexus, The Merchant of Dreams, The Bookman Histories

It’s free samples time again! Check out these multi-chapter extracts from our three January 2013 releases: near-future science fiction thriller Nexus by Ramez Naam, Elizabethan swashbuckling and skullduggery saga The Merchant of Dreams by Anne Lyle and the three-in-one omnibus edition of the steampunk extravaganza The Bookman Histories by World Fantasy Award winner Lavie Tidhar.

All three books will be on-sale in print in the UK/EU from January 3rd 2013, slightly earlier in the US/CAN, and in ebook from December 18th from all your favourite book retailers.

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Congratulations to Sidewise Award Nominee Lavie Tidhar!

Camera Obscura by Lavie TidharLavie Tidhar has been shortlisted for another award! This time though, it isn’t for his much talked-about Osama, but our very own Camera Obscura, which has been nominated for this year’s Sidewise Award for ‘Best Long-Form Alternate History’.

Camera Obscura is the second in Lavie’s superbly entertaining Bookman Histories series; a rollicking steampunk saga set in a quasi-Victorian world in which a brilliant cast of characters, inclduding some

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