Hey, Trent. You could just have e-mailed me the question...but I
suppose posting it here is fine as well. (The Hunt books aren't crime
novels, but they're not radically off-topic, I suppose.)
The short answer is that I currently expect Dorchester to publish the
ebook edition of the sixth Hunt book -- HUNT THROUGH NAPOLEON'S WEB --
either on schedule or close to it, but as they've announced their exit
from the mass market paperback publishing business, we should not expect
a printed edition at the same time. They've talked about launching a
line of trade paperbacks in 2011, so it's possible that a trade pb
edition might come out sometime next year, but initially it'll be
available only as an ebook.
As for the future beyond that, we never had any very concrete plans to
do more books after #6 -- it was a six-book deal, with any more being
entirely dependent on how the first six did. Given Dorchester's current
situation, I wouldn't bet on them doing more; at some point, if the
first six go out of print, we might regain the rights and be able to
sell the series to another house, but in the meantime, it'll just be the
--- In email@example.com, "trentrey" <trent@...> wrote:
> I know I'm a bit off-topic here, but I didn't know where else to go to
ask. I thought I was signed up for the Gabriel Hunt newsletter, but apparently I wasn't.
> With Dorchester quitting mass-market paperbacks, what is the future of
the sixth Gabriel Hunt adventure, Hunt Through Napolean's Web, originally scheduled for October? And has anything been announced about the future of the series beyond that?
> Thank you for your indulgence.
> The Violent World of Parker
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