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Windswept on BookBub

Prepare to be swept away this Saturday (15th October) with an absolute steal from BookBub:  Adam Rakunas‘ exotic science fiction filled with humour and heart, Windswept is at a knockdown price on both sides of the Atlantic!

Seize it from BookBub or direct from your digital dealer below!

Windswept by Adam Rakunas

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ECCC was GREAT! Thank you all!

You might be able to tell from our zombiesque countenance we’ve been at Emerald City Comicon this past weekend, and OH BOY did we have a great time!

Thanks to everyone who came to see us, bought books, entertained us, and to our wonderful authors Jay Posey, Danielle L. Jensen, Peter Tieryas, KC Alexander and the dream team Adam Rakunas and Patrick S. Tomlinson for being so fabulous all weekend. Most of all, huge fist bumps to Mike Underwood and Jay Swanson for working themselves into the

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ConFusion Schedule

ConFusion is this weekend and a whole swarm of robots will be around and about taking part in panels, readings, cookie making classes and of course, parties.

Take a look below for the most up-to-date list of author appearances. As always, programmes are subject to change.

We hope to see you there!

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Friday
6:00 PM – Ballroom A&B
SFF Debates 2016!
Six of your favorite SFF personalities debate the

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Apex and Windswept Nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award

We were thoroughly delighted to hear the announcement that not one but TWO Angry Robot titles had been nominated for the Philip K. Dick Award this year.

The full list of nominees can be seen here. We’d like to extend our hearty congratulations to everyone nominated for the award, but especially to our fabulous robots Adam Rakunas and Ramez Naam. We’re so proud! *Wipes leaky oil from eyes*

If you’ve not yet managed to grab a copy of Apex or Windswept, then there’s absolutely no time like the present, and with a discount on both ebooks to $4.98/£3.45 until Sunday over at

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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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Robot Round-Up 04/09/15

Hi there,

It’s been a busy couple of weeks on the orbiting death engine, with September titles being published and blog tours in full flow.

Santa Monica-based Adam Rakunas spoke with the Santa Monica Mirror about his debut novel, Windswept and the length of time he took to write his first novel. He then popped over to chat with the lovely John Scalzi about his Big Idea for Windswept – apparently pineapple juice and  a vacation in Hawaii provided the inspiration for Santee Anchorage, where the novel is based. Food and drink are apparently close to Adam’s heart, as he

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Windswept: Promo tour and swag

Windswept by Adam RakunasDo you like labor politics, rum and good comedy? How about swag? And signings? Well, Adam Rakunas, author of Windswept is offering all of those things and more, with his new giveaways and book tour.

Firstly, the swag. To be in with a chance to win tattoos, t-shirts, bookmarks and stainless steel flasks just choose one or more of the easy ways to enter Adam’s competition, as outlined below.

TURN THE OTHER CHEEK: Add

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GoodReads Giveaways

In preparation for September launch day (1 Sept (USA/Can) / 3 Sept (UK/R.o.W) we’re offering five copies of each of our September books as giveaways over at GoodReads.

Check the handy widgets further down the page to be taken through to the giveaways but first, here’s what you can win.

If Then by Matthew de AbaituaIf Then, Matthew De Abaitua:

In the near future, after the collapse of society as we know it, one English town survives

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Cover Reveal: Windswept by Adam Rakunas

Head on over to My Bookish Ways for a cover reveal AND excerpt of Adam Rakunas‘ new novel, Windswept – a brilliant romp through space, filled to the brim with a kick-ass heroine and lashings of rum, too.

Padma Mehta has to save her city, her planet, and Occupied Space from a devastating crop-killing plague — all before Happy Hour.

Labor organizer Padma Mehta is on the edge of space and the edge of burnout. All she wants is to buy out a little rum distillery and retire, but she’s supposed to recruit 500 people to the Union before

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Adam Rakunas, Welcome to the Robot Ranks

We are delighted to announce our latest robot recruit in Adam Rakunas with his debut novel, Windswept. Acquired from Sam Morgan at JABberwocky Literary Agency, Windswept is the first in a two-book deal and will be released in September 2015. The as-yet-untitled sequel will follow in 2016.

Windswept stars Padma Mehta, a long-time labor organizer who is on the verge of making the deal of her life when it all falls apart. Now, she has to rely on the neighbourhood scam artist and a handful of stowaways to save her city, her planet, and Occupied Space — all before Happy Hour. With a host of

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