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Three Newman for Angry Robot
30.05.12 | Charlotte Williams
Angry Robot has acquired three books by fantasy writer Emma Newman, all set in her series The Split Worlds.
Editor Lee Harris bought world English-language rights in the three titles from Jennifer Udden at the Donald Maass Literary Agency. The first title, Between Two Thorns, will be published in spring 2013.
The Split Worlds series is described by the publisher as having "an urban fantasy setting with gritty noir, fantastical magic, evil faeries and people just trying to drink their tea in peace". The first book is set in Aquae Sulis, Bath's secret mirror city, when the master of ceremonies goes missing. Max is assigned the task of finding him, but the only witness has his memories bound by magical chains only the enemy can break.
Harris said: "Emma has written a wonderful urban fantasy series, and she is already proving to be one of the brightest new authors on the scene. I'm delighted she has chosen to become part of the Angry Robot family."