Join the Orbit Newsletter

Sign up for updates about
your favorite authors, books, and more


Orbit Books

The Paradox by Charlie Fletcher

THE PARADOX Charlie Fletcher

A gothic fantasy adventure that will appeal to fans of Neil Gaiman, from the author of The Oversight
Read a sample


The exhilarating fifth novel in James S. A. Corey’s New York Times bestselling Expanse space opera series.
Read a sample.

Hit the Open Road With Helen and Troy

Helen and Troy's Epic Roadquest by A. Lee MartinezGot any vacation plans this summer? You do now thanks to a brand new novel by A. Lee Martinez. HELEN AND TROY’S EPIC ROAD QUEST is a hilarious retelling of two mythic heroes’ journey from the author of CHASING THE MOON (US | UK | AUS)  and EMPEROR MOLLUSK VERSUS THE SINISTER BRAIN (US | UK | AUS)

Here is your itinerary:

Witness the epic battle of the cyclops!

Visit the endangered dragon preserve!  Please, no slaying.

Solve the mystery of The Mystery Cottage, if you dare!

Buy some knick knacks from The Fates!  They might come in handy later.

On a road trip across an enchanted America, Helen and Troy will discover all this and more.  If the curse placed upon them by an ancient god doesn’t kill them or the pack of reluctant orc assassins don’t catch up to them, Helen and Troy might reach the end their journey in one piece, where they might just end up destroying the world.  Or at least a state or two.

A minotaur girl, an all-American boy, a three-legged dog, and a classic car are on the road to adventure, where every exit leads to adventure.  Whether they like it or not.

Pack your bags (no passports required) and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime! Read the first chapter now. 


“The ever-mercurial Martinez offers up a sweetly charming, gleefully entertaining tale of two teens traveling across the country, one mythic encounter at a time.” – Publishers Weekly

“It’s been a while since I’ve read a book cover to cover in one day, but your entertaining storyline and awesome characters sucked me in from the very start.” – Forever YA


Comments are closed.

RSS Feeds
Orbit on the Web

Please note that though we make every effort to ensure the suitability of links, Orbit cannot be held responsible for the content of external sites.