Upcoming Publications – December 2013

Posted December 5, 2013 by Kathy Davie in Reading Books, Upcoming Publications

Admittedly, I’m only telling you about upcoming publications from series I’ve already read. Fortunately, I’ve read a lot!

It’s rather sparse for a holiday season, although October and November were crowded, so there shouldn’t be a problem finding your favorite reader something…!

Release Date! Author Series Title Avail. As/Thru
Dec 10, 2013 Dean Koontz Innocence Full-length novel in Kindle or hardcover
Mystery – Historical
Dec 3, 2013 Anne Perry Christmas Stories, 12 A Christmas Hope Full-length novel
Dec 3, 2013 Erin McCarthy Fast Track, 7 Full Throttle Full-length novel
Romance – Erotic
Dec 9, 2013 Kresley Cole The Game Maker, 1 The Professional, Part 1 120-page eBook; I think it’s a 360-page TOTAL eBook.
Dec 16, 2013 Kresley Cole The Game Maker, 2 TBA, Part 2 eBook
Dec 3, 2013 Sylvia Day Spellbound Full-length novel
Romance – Paranormal
Dec 3, 2013 Lauren Dane There All Along Two short stories in Kindle and paperback
Lauren Dane – “Land’s End”
Maya Hart – “By the Sea of Sand”
Dec 31, 2013 Molly Harper Naked Werewolf, 3 How to Run with a Naked Werewolf Full-length Kindle
Dec 17, 2013 Larissa Ione Lords of Deliverance, 5
Demonica, 10
Reaver Full-length novel
Dec 13, 2013 George R.R. Martin & Gardner Dozoi Dangerous Women Full-length novel
Joe Abercrombie – “Some Desperado” (Red Country)
Megan Abbott – “My Heart is Either Broken”
Cecelia Holland – “Nora’s Song”
Melinda Snodgrass – “The Hands That Are Not There”
Jim Butcher – “Bombshells” (Dresden Files, xx.5; read an excerpt or a review from TOR)
Carrie Vaughn – “Raisa Stepanova”
Joe R. Lansdale – “Wrestling Jesus”
Megan Lindholm – “Neighbors”
Lawrence Block – “I Know How to Pick ‘Em”
Brandon Sanderson – “Shadows For Silence in the Forests of Hell”
Sharon Kay Penman – “A Queen in Exile”
Lev Grossman – “The Girl in the Mirror” (Magicians, xx.5)
Nancy Kress – “Second Arabesque, Very Slowly”
Diana Rowland – “City Lazarus”
Diana Gabaldon – “Virgins” (Outlander, xx.5)
Sherilynn Kenyon – “Hell Hath No Fury”
S.M. Stirling – “Pronouncing Doom” (Emberverse, xx.5)
Sam Sykes – “Name the Beast”
Pat Cadigan – “Caretakers”
Caroline Spector – “Lies My Mother Told Me” (Wild Cards, xx.5)
George R.R. Martin – “The Princess and the Queen” (Song of Ice and Fire, xx.5)
Romance – Science Fiction
Dec 3, 2013 Gini Koch Katherine “Kitty” Kat, 8 Alien Research Full-length novel
Romance – Sports
Dec 3, 2013 Erin McCarthy Fast Track, 7 Full Throttle Full-length novel
Dec 17, 2013 Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson, and Sarah Rees Brennan The Bane Chronicles, 9 What to Buy the Shadowhunter Who Has Everything [And Who You’re Not Officially Dating Anyway] 40-page eBook; Part of a 10-installment short-story, e-serialization
Dec 31, 2013 Cassandra Clare, Maureen Johnson, and Sarah Rees Brennan The Bane Chronicles, 10 The Last Stand of the New York Institute 40-page eBook; Part of a 10-installment short-story, e-serialization
Dec 10, 2013 Dean Koontz Innocence Full-length novel
Dec 3, 2013 Tom Clancy & Mark Greaney Jack Ryan, 9 Command Authority Full-length novel
Dec 2, 2013 Michael Connelly Mickey Haller, 5 The Gods of Guilt Full-length novel
Urban Fantasy
Dec 3, 2013 Jim Butcher Dresden Files, 15 Skin Game Full-length novel
Dec 24, 2013 Jennifer Estep Elemental Assassin, 10 Spider Full-length novel in print, audio, and Kindle. This one’s more of a prequel story about how Gin became the Spider and occurs chronologically before Spider’s Bite, the first in the series.
Dec 3, 2013 Faith Hunter Short stories Kicking It: These Boots are Made for Stalking
Faith Hunter
Kalayna Price (Alex Craft, 4.5; focused on Briar Darque)
Rachel Caine
Chloe Neill (Chicagoland Vampires, x.5; focused on Luc and Lindsay)
Shannon K. Butcher
Rob Thurman, “Snakeskin” (Trickster, 0.5) (about ten years before Trick of the Light)
Lucienne Diver
Christina Henry
Dec 31, 2013 Sandy Williams Shadow Reader, 3 Sharpest Blade Full-length novel
Urban Fantasy – YA
Dec 3, 2013 Mercedes Lackey Elemental Masters Elementary Short stories

For Longer Term Planning

Also known as the wailing and gnashing of teeth, because it’s taking so l-o-o-o-o-n-g…*grin*…!

Remember that these are projections. Life happens and not every forecast publication date can be met.

Release Date! Author Series Title Avail. As/Thru
Fantasy – Children’s
Summer 2014 John Flanagan Brotherband Chronicles, 4 TBA Full-length novel
Jan 7, 2014 Martha Grimes Paul Giverney, 2 The Way of All Fish Full-length novel
May 6, 2014 Carolyn Hart Death on Demand, 24 Death at the Door Full-length novel
July 1, 2014 Tamar Myers Pennsylvania Dutch Mystery, 19 The Death of Pie Full-length novel
June 3, 2014 Maggie Sefton Knitting Mystery, 12 Yarn Over Murder Full-length novel
Mystery – Historical
July xx, 2014 Peter Tremayne Sister Fidelma, 25 The Devil’s Seal Full-length novel
Romance – Erotica
June 3, 2014 Lora Leigh Nauti Girls, 2 Nauti Enchantress Full-length novel; so far, the Girls are definitely NOT as wild as the Boys
Science Fiction – Military
Apr 1, 2014 David Weber Honorverse: Wages of Sin, 3
a.k.a., Torch
Cauldron of Ghosts Full-length novel
Sept xx, 2014 Seanan McGuire October Daye, 8 The Winter Long Full-length novel
Sept xx, 2015 Seanan McGuire October Daye, 9 A Red-Rose Chain Full-length novel
Sept xx, 2016 Seanan McGuire October Daye, 10 Once Broken Faith Full-length novel
Kindle: Jan 7, 2014
eBook: Jan 9, 2014
Chloe Neill Chicagoland Vampires, 8.5 Howling For You 64-page eBook; working title seems to have been “High Stakes”
Urban Fantasy – YA
Feb 25, 2014 Jennifer Estep Mythos Academy, 6 & last (wahhh) Killer Frost Full-length novel
June 24, 2014 Jennifer Estep Elemental Assassin, 11 Poison Promise Full-length novel