Thursday, April 2, 2009

Postponed again

I’m afraid I have bad news. The King’s Daughters’ release date has been push back again. I have to admit I am quite disappointed by this. As for the new release date, it is still undetermined at this point. To all of you who are waiting for this book, I thank you for your patience.

9 comments:

Tia Nevitt said...

Oh, I'm so sorry! You tell those editors that your readers will start getting ugly if they keep yanking that release date out from under us like that!

Will they permit you to post snippets in the meantime?

Kailana said...

That's too bad! Hopefully it won't be pushed back too long!

Nathalie Mallet said...

Thanks Tia and Kailana. I appreciate your concern and support. I hope the delay won’t be too long. As for snippets, I already have the first chapter posted. I don’t know how much more I can put online though. However, I do have another post coming about one of the themes explored in the book.

A. Saffar said...

Hi Nathalie
As I wrote you before, I am really disappointed with Nightshade. You and Liz Williams are my only can't miss that are currently being published by this company. As a result I am not planning to buy any book by a new author from them, as I do not wish to get hooked and then disappointed. Have you considered Thor or any other publishing firm for your books or even selling it as a download? I personally prefer hardcover printed material but after waiting almost a year anything will be better than Nightshade.

Nathalie Mallet said...

Hi A. Saffar,

I certainly do remember you, and I understand your frustration regarding all these delays. It is disappointing to say the least. However, switching publisher or releasing an e-version is not an option for me, because I have a binding contract with Night Shade that includes both paper and electronic versions—the norm in the publishing industry. I can only hope that this is the last delay. Thank you for inquiring about this problem. I appreciate your comments. Please, keep in touch.

khavrinen said...

Have they given any explanation as to why this keeps happening? It has been nearly a year now since the original alleged release date, and I'm surely not the only one who's curious as to what is behind the repeated postponements.

Nathalie Mallet said...

Honestly, I don’t know the reason behind those delays. Sorry!

Chadwick Ginther said...

Sorry to hear that Nathalie. I was looking forward to reading it (and being able to sell it at the bookstore!) Hope it's just a short delay.

Nathalie Mallet said...

Hopefully that’s all it is, Chadwick. I'll know more in a bit.