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I don’t do book signings often. However, on Saturday 12th August I’m out there to promote my new film, and will happily sign books as well 🙂

Memoirs of a Spectrum Addict, a Film by Andy Remic, will have a stand at the Video Game Market at Doncaster Dome, Saturday 12th August 2017.

http://thevideogamemarket.co.uk/

There you can buy signed DVDs and BluRays, but also meet author / filmmaker Andy Remic. He’ll be selling some of his novels (22 professionally published so far) and if you are a fan, pop along with your books and he’ll sign them for free. 🙂

Review copies of the film Spectrum Addict are available if you have a magazine, blog, website, TV company (ahem). Email me. Contact: ramfilms@outlook.com

You can also order the film  on digital, DVD and BluRay at: www.remicmedia.com/speccyaddict

 

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Andy Remic will be attending the SFX Weekender3 and signing hot-offa-da-press copies of his new Angry Robot work, THE CLOCKWORK VAMPIRE CHRONICLES, on Friday at 6PM in Bartertown. Please pop along and say hello if you’re free 🙂  http://www.sfxweekender.com/

The land of Falanor is invaded by an albino army, the Army of Iron. A small group set off to warn the king: Kell, ancient hero; his granddaughter, Nienna and her friend, Katrina; and the ex-Sword Champion of King Leanoric, Saark, disgraced after his affair with the Queen.

Fighting their way south, betrayal follows battle follows deviation, and they are attacked from all quarters by deadly albino soldiers, monstrous harvesters who drain blood from their victims to feed their masters, and the twisted offspring of deviant vachine, the cankers.

As Falanor comes under heavy attack and crushing invasion, only then does Nienna learn the truth about grandfather Kell – that he is anything but a noble hero, anything but a Legend.

File Under: Epic Fantasy [ Blood Oil | Alchemy & Infamy | The Axeman Cometh | A Hero’s Doom ]

An omnibus edition containing all three volumes of this blood-spattered epic:

1. Kell’s Legend 2. Soul Stealers 3. Vampire Warlords

More Praise…

“I dived straight in, emerging a couple of days later – with a grin on my face… an engaging, fast paced cocktail of violence and intrigue that grabs you right from the outset and doesn’t let go until you run out of pages.”My Favourite Books

“Add to the mix a good dollop of battlefield humour, a good handful of Howard’s style backed up with a stark descriptiveness and it’s a tale that gives Remic a firm footing within the genre.”Falcata Times

“Soul Stealers is fast, brutal and above all unmissable, there is quite simply nothing out there that can currently compare to Andy Remic’s unrelenting, unforgiving and unflinching style. The new King of Heroic Fantasy has arrived. 5 *****”SFBook.com

“Remic’s writing style hasn’t changed much since the first volume of the series. Often over the top, with occasional tough humour. This novel is a steampunk rollercoaster, with clockwork vampires and rococo trimmings… Remic’s book makes me think of BDs from the eighties. Maybe it’s time I re-read those French cartoons. It’s a good sign, isn’t it, when reading one book instantly leads to re-reading something you’ve enjoyed, something equally over-the top, colourful and large?”Gillian Polack

Kell’s Legend is loosely based on the traditional fantasy story, brave but world weary warrior type who just wants to retire from any bloodshed and finds himself forced to use his talents of destruction. This tradition though is then bashed on the head and burried 6 feet deep with inclusion of the clockwork vampires creating a blend of fantasy horror and fantastic fight scenes. I mean really top quality fight scenes. One of Gemmell’s most redeeming qualities as an author was his ability to write about fighting and war to such a degree that you almost felt like rushing through his novels to get to those bits. Kell’s Legend fight scenes live up to this quality and elevate the novel way above the standard fare. Kell’s Legend is a novel of power and scope, able to stand as a worthy successor to the Gemmell crown. 5***** “Science Fiction & Fantasy Books

“Kell’s Legend’ is a roller coaster ride of a book that grabbed me right from the first page and tore off at a rate of knots like I hadn’t seen in a long time.”Graeme’s Fantasy Book Review

“Violent is really not the right word for this spare-no-detail fantasy monstrosity. Insane? Maybe. Really, the only way to describe Remic’s Kell’s Legend is with a phrase: a bloody, violent, fantastic journey through carnage, terror, and a downright epic tale that makes Underworld and every zombie movie look bad… Remic is the Tarantino of fantasy, and if that isn’t a compliment, then I don’t know what is.”Fantasy & SciFi Lovin’

“Kell’s Legend is a blistering read; the pace is frenetic and the action scenes come thick and fast. He’s clearly honed his craft of creating pulsating action scenes during the writing of his military SF novels, for the fight sequences are often electrifying. The Vachine are a great creation, being a technologically advanced race whose members are half flesh, half clockwork, while the cankers – the result of failed clockwork experiments – are another excellent touch. The whole clockwork element is not just there for show – it provides the motivation for the Vachine’s invasion, and is also behind one the best (and most disturbing) scenes in the book.

“Andy Remic may have seemed like an unlikely writer to snatch up Gemmell’s battleaxe and continue to carve the fine tradition that the great man started, but he does a surprisingly good job of it. Kell’s Legend is a rip-roaring beast of a novel, a whirlwind of frantic battles and fraught relationships against a bleak background of invasion and enslavement. In other words, it takes all the vital ingredients for a good heroic fantasy novel and turns out something very pleasing indeed. If you can keep an open mind then you may get a real kick out of one of the most surprising novels of the year.”

Speculative Horizons

“Kell’s Legend is an iconoclastic melange of themes that incorporates devices from various genres– Moorcook / Gemmell heroic fantasy, steampunk, and horror. It is an exciting, brutal novel, soaked in testosterone and paced like a roller coaster. The sex and violence is visceral and the action is non-stop.” – Red Rook Review

“Andy Remic has to be given credit for his unflinching style which is certainly not for everyone. The action and gore levels are increased , while the characters are all tested and reveal more about themselves… The action and snappy dialogue are all here. This book delivers exactly what its predecessor promised: the ability to bewitch the reader and to turn your expectations upside down.”Fantasy Book Critic

THE CLOCKWORK VAMPIRE CHRONICLES (Omnibus) Andy Remic Fantasy Cover: Kekai Kotaki

UK/RoW 1 March 2012 880pp B-format paperback £12.99 UK ISBN 9780857662040

US/CAN 28 February 2012 880pp trade paperback $15.99 US / $16.99 CAN ISBN 9780857662057

eBook 28 February 2012 £6.99 ePub ISBN 9780857662064

And here’s a little piccy of the signing- from L-R: Andy Remic, Justina LA Robson, Adrian Tchaikovsky, and Gary McMahon. And I’m very pleased to announce Justina and Adrian are writing stories of the “weird and bizarre” for my upcoming ANARCHY BOOKS anthology, VIVISEPULTURE. Gary has already submitted his brilliant tale… and it’s one sick puppy!

Photo (c)Sharon Ring.

Hokay. Got a few signings coming up in the near future –

Saturday 12th March 2011 – Andy Remic, Gary McMahon, Justina Robson, Adrian Tchaikovsky
at Waterstones, Leeds
from 11.00am until 2.00pm

In a cross-publisher event that would put the United Nations to shame, Andy and Gary (Angry Robot) are joined by Justina (Gollancz) and Adrian (Tor) for a multi-author signing. All genre publishers love each other, you see. There’re usually pillow fights, and everything!

Rem! will be signing Kell’s Legend and Soul Stealers and Gary will be signing Pretty Little Dead Things. Justina and Adrian will be signing their respective titles, too. This is a great opportunity to meet some of your favourite authors all in one place, without having to buy them a beer at a convention!

Saturday 23rd April – Dan Abnett, Andy Remic, Lavie Tidhar, Aliette de Bodard, Thomas Blackthorne (John Meaney), Colin Harvey. Also, possibly Ian Whates and Matthew Hughes, subject to other commitments.
at Waterstones, Birmingham High Street
from 12.30pm until 2.00pm

In an Angry Robot tour de force, we take Birmingham High Street by the short and curlies, and show it what’s what!

Lavie Tidhar is flying in from Israel, and Aliette de Bodard from Paris, so this is an excellent opportunity to meet them, and the rest of the Angry Robot gang, all in one place. Titles available for signing include:
Servant of the Underworld and Harbinger of the Storm (Aliette)
The Bookman and Camera Obscura (Lavie Tidhar)
Triumff: Her Majesty’s Hero and possibly Embedded – not due for release for another 5 days, but we’ll try to get stock there (Dan)
Kell’s Legend and Soul Stealers and possibly Vampire Warlords (Andy)
Edge and Point (Thomas)
Winter Song and Damage Time (Colin)
City of Dreams and Nightmare and City of Hope and Despair (Ian – subject to availability)
The Damned Busters (Matthew – subject to availability)

Saturday 23rd April, Sunday 24th April – Eastercon in Birmingham – Illustrious – at the Hilton Metropole Hotel, NEC, Birmingham.

I am usually found in the bar area drinking Coca Cola, shaken, not stirred. I will be alongside my good buddies and not-very-tame indie junkie rock band th3 m1ss1ng as we will be co-promoting our new album/novel hybrid – SERIAL KILLERS INCORPORATED – soon to be released by my little lovely ebook publishing outfit ANARCHY BOOKS (more news/press releases to follow shortly)…

Saturday 16th July – Angry Robot Day at Alt.Fiction.

I don’t know what I’ll be doing there, but I’ll surely be doing something productive!! 🙂

And…. breathe….. 🙂

Hi there, had a really cool time on Saturday signing at Bookmark with Sam and Frazer. Met lots of really nice people, ate incredible cheesecake,and genuinely visited an amazing “old breed” of bookshop. Bookmark in Spalding is very much recommended, a really pleasant environment in which to shop – and indeed – to do a book signing.

Above, a very pleasant young lady, Terri, and her daughter, who kindly popped in to visit. And below, there’s a pic of me with editor of MURKY DEPTHS,  Terry Martin. I’ll be writing a short story for this brill publication real soon 🙂

Check out http://www.murkydepths.com/

Okay, like a snail crawling out of its (writerly) shell, I have emerged and have a few new gigs lined up—–

First, I’m dropping in to Waterstones, Lincoln this Friday at 12.00 noon (that’s 12th November) to sign a big bunch o’ stock. If you want to call by for a coffee and chat, that’s fine by me. 🙂  [I was going to sign, but Jordan – aka Katie Price – beat me to it, grrrrr. She has more, shall we say, momentum than I. Peter Andre – you were a VERY brave man indeed haha!!].

Second, I’m involved in a threeway joint signing at Bookmark in Spalding, along with Sam Stone and actor Frazer Hines, which promises to be a LOT of fun!!

“Meet Sam Stone, Frazer Hines & Horror/SFF Writer Andy Remic at this in quaint award winning independent bookstore.
18-20 The Crescent, Spalding, PE11 1AF.  Tel: 01775 769 231
EVENT TIME: 11am – 1pm”


Third, I’ve got signings coming up at Boston, Manchester, Nottingham and London – just confirming dates over the next few days.

And fourth, and perhaps biggest, I’m attending the SFX Weekender 2 at Camber Sands in Sussex, February 2011. Promises to be a dazzling event!! 🙂  I just CANNOT WAIT to see Craig Charles (from Red Dwarf) DJ! Rasta Billy!! and indeed, Dave Bradley, SFX editor, whom I’m a big fan of from his PC Format writing days 🙂     –(I still have some old issues with his grinning face in the editorial pages).


http://www.sfxweekender.com/

http://www.sfx.co.uk/