It’s come to my attention that some people still think the Seven Realms series is a trilogy.
The confusion is understandable, because it was originally meant to be a trilogy, and it still says “trilogy” several places on my website (me and the webmaster are putting our heads together over that.)
“Why did it end that way?” some readers have asked, after finishing advance copies of The Gray Wolf Throne. “But we still don’t know what happened to Han and Raisa!”
If the story seems unfinished, it’s because it is. The fact is, I ran out of room in book 3. I just couldn’t fit everything into three reasonably-sized books. (I think you’ll agree that the books aren’t skimpy as is.) My editor kept saying, “Maybe you need four books,” and I kept saying, “No, no, no, I know I can do it in three.” But I was on page 576 and nothing was resolved.
So there is a fourth book—I wouldn’t lie to you. It’s written and already turned in and in the editing process, and I’ll be announcing the title on tour. I can’t wait for you to read it. I love the ending, and hope you will, too.
Some of you will say, “Yay! Four books!” Some of you will say, “Grrr. Now I have to wait another year to see what happens!”Bottom line—too big of a story, too little space. It ain't over yet.