Many of you may be wondering when you’re getting a new Luke Scull book.
The fact of the matter is that my publisher has taken the decision to terminate my contract for books 4 & 5. This was decided a few weeks ago after a meeting between my editor and my agent.
At this point, I should stress that Nicolas Cheetham and the good people at Head of Zeus have been nothing but brilliant with me – the decision was taken because my editor felt that writing without pressure or obligation is the best way for me to rediscover my motivation, and frankly he is probably correct. I wish Head of Zeus all the best and look forward to working with them again when I have a finished manuscript to present. The three standalone books I had planned for the Grim Company world will get written at some point… but it is unlikely I’ll release a book in 2019.
You can read more about the personal issues that led to my current difficulties here: https://www.facebook.com/luke.scull/posts/10160982207070526
The Great Realms Read-through is still ongoing: I should have the review for the next book, Tantras, posted very soon.
I also have exciting news on the game development front – all will hopefully be revealed next month!