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BookBub Deal: The Mirror Empire

The Mirror Empire by Kameron HurleyExcitement! Cheap ebooks! Epic, bloody fantasy!

If you’re in the US or Canada today head on over to BookBub to pick up a copy of The Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley for just $1.99.

The offer is also available to UK/R.o.W residents over at The Robot Trading Company for 99p.

For anyone yet to be familiar with The Mirror Empire and Kameron’s mind-blowing epic fantasy series *stares* here’s the synopsis:

From the award-winning author of God’s War

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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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Empire Ascendant Exclusive Excerpt

Empire Ascendant by Kameron Hurley

Following on from the highly acclaimed The Mirror Empire, Kameron Hurley‘s brilliant Empire Ascendant will be hitting all good bookstores 1st Oct (UK/R.o.W)/6th Oct (US:Can).

We know, we know, it’s a long wait for something that you know will be amazing. But don’t worry, we’ve been kind and spoken to those fabulous folk over at Tor.com, who were happy to host an exclusive excerpt of the prologue and first chapter of

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The Mirror Empire, just $1.99 on Bookbub

The Mirror Empire by Kameron HurleyAhead of the release of Kameron Hurley‘s Empire Ascendant those super folk over at BookBub have a special offer on Kameron’s first novel, The Mirror Empire, yours for just $1.99.

The book has been described as “a complex and intricate book full of elegant ideas and finely-drawn characters” (Adrian Tchaikovsky), “epic” (Brian Staveley), and “extraordinary” (Alasdair Stuart).

On the eve of a recurring catastrophic event known to extinguish nations and reshape continents, a troubled orphan evades death

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Which The Mirror Empire Character Are You?

The Mirror Empire by Kameron HurleyThere’s nothing better to do on a dreary Friday at work than a little quiz. So grab yourself a coffee, settle in and take five minutes to answer seven quick questions to find our which character from Kameron Hurley‘s The Mirror Empire you most resemble.

Take the quiz here.

Here are the results from the Angry Robot Team:

Robot Overlord Marc/Publicity Manager Penny: Zezili Hasaria

Penny: “It’s like this quiz *knows* me! I love

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Empire Ascendant by Kameron Hurley: Cover Reveal

You may have seen it on the Barnes & Noble sci-fi blog, but the long-awaited cover for Kameron Hurley‘s Empire Ascendant – the second in the Worldbreaker Saga – is here.

The artwork, by Richard Anderson is so gorgeous that we didn’t only want to reveal the front cover but the entire wrap, too.

Click on the image to be taken through to the reveal article, complete with quotes from Kameron and Richard and the full image.

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Robot Round-Up 04/06/15

Howdy Roboteers,

We have lots to tell you about this week, including a movie deal, award shortlist and tour! 

Rod Duncan Mini-Tour

Rod Duncan is not one to sit on his laurels after the publication of Unseemly Science last month. Over the next couple of months he has a plethora of appearances around the midlands, of which you can see here:

Tuesday 16 June: ChesterfieldUnseemly Science by Rod Duncan
Rod will be holding a workshop for local group, the Open Book Writers.

Thursday

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Kameron Hurley shortlisted for a Gemmell Award!

We’re proud, overjoyed, excited and delighted to announce that Kameron Hurley’s The Mirror Empire has been shortlisted in the Gemmell Awards.

TheMirrorEmpire-144dpi (1)The award, named Morningstar after one of David Gemmell’s bestselling novels, is awarded for the best debut in fantasy fiction.

Kameron: “I was incredibly pleased to find The Mirror Empire on the Gemmell Morningstar shortlist with some amazing company. Thanks so much to all the passionate fans who voted for it! It’s fabulous news to get here with
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More Kameron Hurley from Angry Robot Books

Hot on the heels of the news that Kameron Hurley is short-listed for this year’s Locus Fantasy Novel award with The Mirror Empire (see here for full details), we are delighted to announce Book 3 in the Worldbreaker SagaThe Broken Heavens. 

In a World English deal, including translation, with Hannah Bowman of Liza Dawson Agency, The Broken Heavens is the epic conclusion to the Worldbreaker Saga which began with The Mirror Empire and continues with Empire Ascendant, out this October. 

Kameron Hurley: “I’m thrilled to bring readers the third and final volume of the Worldbreaker Saga with Angry Robot Books. They’ve been eternal champions

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Awards, Cover Art

BSFA Awards 2014: The Mirror Empire Shortlisted for Best Artwork

The shortlist for the BSFA Awards 2014 have gone live and we’re delighted that Richard Anderson‘s cover for The Mirror Empire has been included for Best Artwork. Richard produced a marvellous cover with his usually arresting artwork, and if you’d like to read more about the cover, here is the link to the cover reveal on A Dribble of Ink including an interview with Kameron Hurley. Congratulations to everyone shortlisted and here’s a reminder of this cover in all its glory:

The Mirror Empire by Kameron Hurley
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The Mirror Empire in Czech Republic Rights Deal

We are delighted to announce that Kameron Hurley‘s The Mirror Empire has been sold to Talpress, the Czech publisher of George R. R. Martin, Terry Pratchett, Steven Erickson, and Brandon Sanderson, amongst others.

Kameron’s gripping and ambitious novel has delighted readers since its September release, and we are thrilled that more readers will have the opportunity to read this epic fantasy tale. Publication is due for Spring 2016, and in the run-up to the London Book Fair, we hope to have more deals to announce in the near future.

Kameron Hurley’s reaction to the foreign rights deal: “I’m beyond pleased

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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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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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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: Mike’s Top 5 Favorite Angry Robot Covers

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 for our #AngryRobot5 on Twitter for new posts.

We’ve already had our Senior Editor, Lee Harris, with his Top 5 Reasons Angry Robot Rules, MD Marc Gascoigne with 5 lessons learned, and Publicity Manager Caroline Lambe with her 5 Favourite Angry Robot Characters. Next up is Mike Underwood,

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