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Recent Updates:

04/13/21 Network Effect is a Hugo Nominee for Best Novel, and The Murderbot Diaries is a Hugo Nominee for Best Series!

03/30/21 Martha will be signing preorders of the new Murderbot novella Fugitive Telemetry from Murder By the Book in Houston. There will also be an online virtual event on Monday, May 3, 7:00 pm central, with Kate Elliott. Ordering and event info here:

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Network Effect is available today in trade paperback. The Dr. Mensah short story "home: habitat, range, niche, territory" will be posted free on on April 19.

03/19/21 Network Effect is a finalist for a Nebula Award for Best Novel.

12/1/20 The Salt Witch is now online.

10/23/20 The first four novellas in The Murderbot Diaries are now available in a hardcover box set. For November, Martha will have a short story, "The Salt Witch," in Uncanny Magazine Issue 37, available November 1, and a short story "Bespin Escape" in the anthology The Empire Strikes Back: From a Certain Point of View available November 10.

06/18/20 Fugitive Telemetry, the next Murderbot novella, is now available for preorder.

04/30/20 Network Effect was released in ebook, hardcover, and audiobook on May 5, 2020.

03/04/20 The Siren Depths has been re-released in mass market paperback. The Harbors of the Sun is up for preorder in audiobook, and Network Effect: A Murderbot Novel is now available for preorder in ebook, hardcover, and audiobook, to be published on May 5, 2020. The appearances list has been updated.

01/21/20 The Serpent Sea has been re-released in mass market paperback. Martha has a short story in the free ebook anthology Take Us To A Better Place: Stories Download your copy here. And Martha has a guest chapter in MACHINA, a Serial Box story by Fran Wilde, Malka Older, and Curtis C. Chen, available on January 29.

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