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Rod Duncan Wins Wonderful Award

Leicester Writer's Club, courtesy of the website
Leicester Writer’s Club, courtesy of the website

Rod Duncan, author of The Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire series, has won himself an award from the Leicester Writer’s Club.

The Nick Leach Award recognises those writers who take the time to help other achieve their full potential, and who are cheerleaders for the rest of the group. The winner is presented with a globe, which is pleasingly steampunk-esque for

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Join Rod Duncan for the Launch of The Custodian of Marvels

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We love a good book, as you know, but we love a good book launch just a much. If you’re a fan of Rod Duncan‘s The Fall of the Gas-Lit Empire series, then you really should visit De Montfort University, Leicester on March 1, for a gathering of fans, friends and….cake*?

The Custodian of Marvels is the final volume in the trilogy of books that started with The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter, though

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Nook ‘First in Series’ Sale

Heads up, drones! The lovely folk over at Nook are running a ‘first in series’ promotion and are featuring eight Angry Robot titles! Please check below for titles and prices.

Each will be on sale from January 12 (today) until January 18.

Stolen SongbirdStolen Songbird by Danielle L. Jensen

For five centuries, a witch’s curse has bound the trolls to their city beneath the mountain. When Cécile de Troyes is kidnapped and taken beneath the mountain, she realises that the

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Cover Reveal: The Custodian of Marvels

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Will Staehle has done it again! The cover artist for Rod Duncan‘s The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter and Unseemly Science – the first two books in the Fall of The Gas-Lit Empire series – has excelled himself with the cover for the third book, The Custodian of Marvels. And oh, it’s sumptuous.

Continuing from the events in Unseemly Science, The Custodian of Marvels sees Elizabeth persuaded by a circus acquaintance to attempt a heist on

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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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Book Birthdays

May Book Birthday Celebrations

With a hip hip hooray, today we are celebrating the US & digital book birthdays of Susan MurrayRod Duncan, and Ramez Naam. Whether it’s a brand new title, the continuation of an award-winning series, or the explosive conclusion of (yet another of our) award-winning series, our May titles have something for everyone. Fear not, UK & ROW readers, your copies will be released this Thursday.

Piqued your interest? Here’s the titles we’re releasing today with all important buy links:

 

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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, Book Announcements, Books

Cover Reveal PLUS New Book News for Rod Duncan

Not only do we have a third Gas-Lit Empire book to tell you about, but we also have an exclusive Cover Reveal for the second, Unseemly Science, over on Tor.com right now! Click here to see the cover, and below for all the new title news.

Angry Robot Books is delighted to announce the re-signing of Rod Duncan for a third book in the Gas-Lit Empire series, The Custodian of Marvels (April 2016), acquired from Ed Wilson of Johnson & Alcock.

The first in the series, The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter, was released in September 2014 and has

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Author Appearances, Awards

And the winner is…

Guest Post: Rod Duncan, author of The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter, on what winning an award – no matter the size – means to him.

It is a truth universally acknowledged that for every novel being written, an award acceptance speech is also being rehearsed. Novelists are, after all, professional fantasists.

“Me? Are you sure? I really didn’t expect this…”

There are a LOT of words in a novel. No matter how bad the story, the only way you can keep writing to the end is by deluding yourself that it is a gift to global culture.

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Angry Robot, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up 07.10.14

Welcome to this week’s Robot Round-Up celebrating our September titles, Kameron Hurley‘s The Mirror Empire and Rod Duncan‘s  The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter!

The Bullet Catcher's Daughter by Rod DuncanRod Duncan is a man of many talents: he’s written crime novels – including one shortlisted for the CWA John Creasey Dagger, had screenplays produced, and has now written The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter, a steampunk novel with one epic heroine that readers and reviewers alike are loving. You can listen to an interview with Rod

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Reviews, Robot Army

Robot Round-Up: September Titles

With the US and ebook release dates for our September titles – The Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley and The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter by Rod Duncan – fast approaching, what better time to recap the wonderful and exciting things that are being said about these two fantastic books.

The Mirror Empire‘s release follows hot on the heels of Kameron‘s TWO Hugo awards at LonCon, and is certainly making waves in the fantasy circles. We are very excited for it be unleashed on the general public, and look forward to seeing and hearing reader reactions. For

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Angry Robot, Robot Round-Up

Robot Round-Up 01.08.14

We’re welcoming in the month of August with a round-up of some of the latest reviews and activity from our authors.

The Mirror EmpireFirst up, the much-anticipated Kameron Hurley‘s The Mirror Empire, September 2014.

• Publishers Weekly rewarded Kameron’s epic fantasy novel with a starred review: “Hurley reuses old tropes to excellent effect, interweaving them with original elements to create a world that will fascinate and delight her established fans and appeal to newcomers. Readers will blaze through this opening installment and eagerly await the promised sequel.”

• It’s hard to choose

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5th Birthday, Angry Robot

Angry Robot 5: Caroline’s Top 5 Characters

Yesterday, 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 are celebrating with daily staff blog posts and giveaways! Author guest posts and other cool giveaways will be popping up on various sites so keep an eye out on Twitter’s #AngryRobot5 for new posts.

If you’ve missed the earlier posts, here’s links to Lee Harris with his Top 5 Reasons Angry Robot Rules and Marc Gascoigne with 5 lessons learned. Next up is Caroline Lambe, Publicity Manager, as always hating writing about herself in the

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