Well, 2022 is shaping up to be one hell of a year! A lot of projects that were postponed are now all happening, as well as all sorts of new projects that have found their feet. First, it's wonderful to be starting the year with publication of the paperback of The City of Tears - the fabulous orange jacket will really brighten up the winter bookshelves - together with a new edition of The Burning Chambers. I'm hard at work on Book III, which will be publishing in 2023. Look out for our cover reveal early in the Spring.
In February, we're reissuing The Languedoc Trilogy - Labyrinth, Sepulchre and Citadel - in fantastic new editions, following on from my Gothic thrillers and ghost stories reissued in Autumn 2021. The paperback of my non fiction memoir about being a carer - An Extra Pair of Hands - will publish in March, weeks before the world premiere at Chichester Festival Theatre of my own stage adaptation of The Taxidermist's Daughter, opening their 60th Anniversary Season. All details can be found in Events.
Also in April, I'm delighted to have The Black Mountain publishing for Quick Reads, the amazing initiative to support new and emerging readers run by The Reading Agency and, in September, I'm honoured to be one of twelve writers commissioned to write a new Miss Marple story for a collection to be published in honour of Agatha Christie's birthday on 15th September.
There will also be a new non-fiction book - inspired by the global #WomanInHistory campaign, which launched in January 2021 to honour and celebrate amazing women from every corner of the world, at every period of history. We'll be announcing all details of that soon, so watch this space.
Finally, some of you might already been joining me on the first Monday of the month on YouTube (kate-mosse-on-books). Every four weeks, I'm talking about two novels and two works of non-fiction that I've loved reading. There are some new books, but there are also books that are years - even hundreds of years - old. If you like, it's just sharing the contents of my bedside table! If you fancy joining us, go to my YouTube channel and subscribe.
Thanks to the amazing team at Pan Macmillan UK and all my wonderful publishers worldwide for their enthusiasm, their imagination and their hard work. Thanks too to everyone at The Soho Agency, as well as all the librarians and booksellers for their unstinting support. And, most of all, thank you to you, the readers. Your emails and messages are what make it all worth it!