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    • ISBN:9781473204874
    • Publication date:12 Feb 2015
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Robot Overlords

A thrilling teen survival adventure in a world invaded by robots

By Mark Stay

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To find his father, one boy must defy an empire...

Three years ago, Earth was conquered by a force of robots from a distant world. They have one rule:

STAY IN YOUR HOMES

Step outside and you get one warning before you're vaporised by a massive robot Sentry, or a crawling Sniper, or a flying Drone. That's if the vast Cube doesn't incinerate you first.

But Sean Flynn is convinced that his father - an RAF pilot who fought in the war - is still alive. And when he and his gang figure out a way to break the robots' curfew, they begin an adventure that will pit them against the might of the ROBOT OVERLORDS.

This fast-paced, thrilling novelisation is based on the hit British film starring Sir Ben Kingsley (IRON MAN THREE), Gillian Anderson (THE X-FILES) and Callan McAuliffe (THE GREAT GATSBY). A perfect companion to the movie, it expands on the story with additional action, characters, and a special peek behind the scenes.

Biographical Notes

Mark Stay is a screenwriter and co-founder of The Bestseller Experiment podcast. You can find him at @markstay, @Robot­­_Overlords and @BestsellerXP on Twitter.

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  • ISBN: 9781473204867
  • Publication date: 12 Feb 2015
  • Page count: 384
  • Imprint: Gollancz
fun, entertaining read with snappy, realistic dialogue.... a blockbuster pace that will entertain early teens upwards and sci-fi fans alike — Following the Nerd
Robot Overlords is an easy read, but it's not a light tale. Deliciously scary in all the right places, it's a compelling book. Like all good novelisations, it adds an extra dimension to a story already told in another medium. Recommended, especially if you like giant robot-driven dystopias. — Starburst
Enjoyable, entertaining, and sometimes surprisingly dark, Robot Overlords is a great read whether you're a young adult, a young-at-heart adult, or even a miserable old man in an adult's body (like me!) — The Cult Den
Such a cracking story - one which might literally blow your socks off — The Book Plank
His characters come to life instantly, practically jumping off the page, all you need to know to care about them sketched in a few simple but always well-chosen words — Crime Review
The Robot Overlords novel by Mark Stay is more fun than a mongoose rave — David Barnett, author of the Gideon Smith novels
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