Angry Robot has signed debut novelist, Ramez Naam for two books in a new science fiction series. The first title â€“ Nexus â€“ will be Angry Robotâ€™s lead title in January 2013, with the sequel, Crux, to follow later in the year. The deal included world English and translation rights in physical and electronic formats and was negotiated by Angry Robot editor Lee Harris, and Naamâ€™s agent Lucienne Diver of the Knight Agency.
In the near future, the nano-drug Nexus can link mind to mind. There are some who want to improve it. There are some who want to eradicate it. And there are others who just want to exploit it. When a young scientist is caught improving Nexus, heâ€™s thrust over his head into a world of danger and international espionage, with far more at stake than anyone realises.
About Ramez Naam:
Seattle-based Naam – a computer scientist who helped build Internet Explorer, Outlook and Bing for Microsoft – is the HG Wells Award winning author of the non-fiction book More Than Human: Embracing the Promise of Biological Enhancement, and is a Fellow of the Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies.