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Angry Robot, Author Appearances, Book Announcements

Myke Cole Joins The Robot Ranks

AR Author Myke Cole
Photo credit: Karsten Moran

We have some exciting news for you fleshy readers today! Myke Cole, author of the Shadow Ops series and Tor Publishing’s The Armoured Saint will be joining us here at Angry Robot with his own contribution to the robot uprising, the beginning of a military space opera series the likes fall of which we have never seen before.

You’ve suffered alongside characters through fights, rebellions, intergalactic wars,

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Angry Robot, Cover Art, Exclusive Excerpts

The Library Must Be Built: The Body Library Cover Reveal

It’s here. Oh my GOODNESS, it’s here!

The new cover for Jeff Noon‘s The Body Library has arrived and it’s just as wonderful as you’d expect. Our thanks, as always, to Amazing15 for such a great design.

The Body Library continues the adventures of John Nyquist – who we first met in last August’s A Man of Shadows – as he enters a city where stories take on a life of their own.

Here’s the synopsis:

In a city where words come to life and reality is infected by stories, private eye John Nyquist wakes up in a

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Cover Art

Cover Reveal: A Man of Shadows by Jeff Noon

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It’s time to step into the shadows with the electrifying new novel A Man of Shadows, from the very talented Jeff Noon, author of the award winning novel Vurt.

Here’s the synopsis:

Below the neon skies of Dayzone – where the lights never go out, and night has been banished – lowly private eye John Nyquist takes on a teenage runaway case. His quest takes him from Dayzone into the permanent dark of Nocturna.

As the vicious, seemingly invisible

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Reviews, Robot Round-Up

Best of Lists 2016

AR 2016Well, 2016 was a busy old year for us, what with publishing many wonderful, wonderful books, continuing to take over the world, offering human sacrifices to the gods, that kind of thing.

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

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Book Announcements, Cover Art

New Books: KW Jeter New Novel + Re-Releases + Shiny New Covers!

Exciting news, fans of cogs and clocks and all things steam!

K W Jeter – the father of steampunk who coined the term 30 years ago – is back, with a brand new novel and re-releases of the earlier books in his genre-defining George Dower series.

To celebrate the anniversary Angry Robot will be re-releasing Infernal Devices this coming February, with a re-release of second-in-series Fiendish Schemes arriving in April. This is the first time that Fiendish Schemes will be released outside of the US/Canada, so be ready, UK/Commonwealth fans! Finally, we’ll be publishing K W’s brand new novel, Grim Expectations,

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Cover Art

New Covers: vN, iD and ReV

Welcome, welcome Robot minions!

Come, sit, drink a tea and check out the absolutely badass updated (and one new) covers we have for Madeline Ashby’s Machine Dynasty series. Each of these fine pieces of art can be credited to Martin Bland AKA Spyroteknik.

‘But why the updates?’, you ask. Well, we’re reissuing the first two books in mass market format (US/Can) at the start of 2017 and then in May Rev, the third title in the series will be hitting shelves.
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Angry Robot

We’re at CONvergence

ConnieonCONvergenceThe Robots are out and about again, and this weekend we’re making an appearance at CONvergence in Bloomington, MN.

Carrie Patel, author of The Buried Life and Cities & Thrones and Patrick Tomlinson author of The Ark and Trident’s Forge are in attendance along with our lovely Mike.

Come along and find us in the Dealer’s Hall, with a stall loaded up with amazing books. As well as selling our own titles we have

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Angry Robot

Cover Reveal: A Perfect Machine

When we asked Brett Savory if he had an idea for a cover artist for his forthcoming novel A Perfect Machine we heard nothing but some indistinct garbled noises, before a scream of “ERIK MOHR!!” ripped forth from his throat. Whether pre-programmed to say that or not, the decision was made.

What resulted was a truly disturbing and brilliant cover that definitely captures the essence of A Perfect Machine.

We always like to hear a bit about the inspirations from an artist and so asked Erik if he could write us a little something about the evolution of his

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Angry Robot

Exclusive Excerpts of United States of Japan

Howdy folk! United States of Japan by Peter Tieryas

We have not one but TWO excerpts of Peter Tieryas‘ hotly anticipated United States of Japan to share with you today.

The first, which describes the liberation of the Japanese internment camp can be found over on Tor.com.

The second, over at the B&N Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog is an introduction to one of the main characters, Beniko Ishimura.

Here’s what a few people have been saying about the

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Angry Robot

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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Angry Robot

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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