Politics Mix With Mega Robots in Django Wexler’s Hard Reboot

Tordotcom Publishing is excited to announce Hard Reboot, a new science fiction novella from Django Wexler—publishing worldwide in paperback and ebook in spring 2021.

Kas is a junior academic on a research mission to old Earth. When a con-artist tricks her into wagering a large sum of money on the outcome of a manned robot arena battle she becomes drawn into the seedy underworld of old Earth politics and state-sponsored battle-droid prizefights.

Django said: “Tordotcom has published so many of my favorites, and I’m absolutely thrilled to be working with them. It’s amazing company to be in!”

Lee Harris, editor, said: “Oh, my goodness, this is so much fun! Future politics mixed with giant mecha-battles! What’s not to love?”

Hard Reboot was bought by Lee Harris from Seth Fishman of the Gernert Company and will be published worldwide in paperback and ebook in spring 2021.

Django Wexler is the author of flintlock fantasy series The Shadow Campaigns, middle grade fantasy The Forbidden Library, and YA fantasy The Wells of Sorcery. His latest is epic fantasy Ashes of the Sun.  In his former life as a software engineer, he worked on AI research and programming languages. He currently lives near Seattle with his wife, two cats, and a teetering mountain of books. When not writing, he wrangles computers, paints tiny soldiers, and plays games of all sorts.


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