ANNOUNCEMENT: GdM to publish noir SF collection Neon Leviathan by T.R. Napper

The Grimdark Magazine team is excited to announce the February 2020 publication our first single-author noir science fiction collection, Neon Leviathan by T.R. Napper. We’re even more excited to have had this exciting new release blurbed by Altered Carbon author Richard K. Morgan (US Del Rey, UK Gollancz, Netflix).

Neon Leviathan is a collection of stories about the outsiders—the criminals, the soldiers, the addicts, the mathematicians, the gamblers and the cage fighters, the refugees and the rebels. From the battlefield to alternate realities to the mean streets of the dark city, we walk in the shoes of those who struggle to survive in a neon-saturated, tech-noir future.

Twelve hard-edged stories from the dark, often violent, sometimes strange heart of cyberpunk, this collection—as with all the best science fiction—is an exploration of who we are now. In the tradition of Dashiell Hammett, Philip K Dick, and David Mitchell, Neon Leviathan is a remarkable debut collection from a breakout new author.

For the first time, all of the pieces of T.R. Napper’s SF-noir world have been collected into one volume—Neon Leviathan forms a century-long timeline of political suppression, breath-taking technologies, pervasive corruption, and the spark of human dignity that still lights the dark.

This hardcover, paperback, and kindle release collects the author’s original fiction published over the last half-decade in Asimov’s, Interzone, Galaxy’s Edge, and in Grimdark Magazine, and two new exclusive stories.

Pre-order Neon Leviathan by T.R. Napper

Neon Leviathan will be available on Kindle, and in print and hardcover. Pre-order your copy, now. Don’t miss out on this unique voice.

Kindle and paperback are available immediately; hardcover is on the way!

Call for reviewers

If you run a review site, popular Goodreads profile, Instagram review page, etc, and you haven’t heard from our team or the author, give Adrian a shout through email to get your ARC pack: adrian [at] grimdarkmagazine [dot] com.

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Adrian Collins

Adrian Collins runs Grimdark Magazine and loves anything to do with telling darker stories. Doesn't matter the format, or when it was published or produced--just give him a grim story told in a dark world by a morally grey protagonist and this bloke's in his happy place. Add in a barrel aged stout to sip on after a cheeky body surf under the Australian sun, and that's his heaven.