We have arrived at the end of another month, so that means only one thing (well, two actually). Yes, it’s time for another draw, and unfortunately, the announcement of another slight delay. However, there is an upside to this delay, which I will detail below.
First of all, let’s do the draw for our regular, but still lucky, monthly winners.
The winner of an audiobook of their choice is: Send2spanky@XXXXX.com
And the winner of an autographed paperback delivered directly to their door is: grzzld1@XXXXXX.com
In addition to those draws, this month we have a Special Draw which I promised in the newsletter last week. To add to the excitement, I have drawn an additional winner so that instead of two, we have THREE lucky subscribers who will receive this great prize. All three will receive the entire collection of audiobooks in the ABANDONED series for their listening enjoyment (and will get the fourth and final audiobook when it is released this fall, depending on Tantor’s production schedule). And the winners are:
Congratulations to all of you! Check your inboxes for further information on how to claim your awesome prizes. As always, a quick reminder to everyone to add Katie@katieberry.ca to your trusted email address list, so you don’t miss any notifications from me in case you win a draw.
And now, this is the part where I will tell you a bit more about Book 4’s status. It is very close to final publication but needs just a couple more weeks of nurturing before I release it into the wild. Those who’ve been on my website a few times now might have seen my motto at the top of the page: Thrillers Crafted with Care in Canada. I try to ensure each and every book I release is the best it can be so that when you read that very first line, you want to keep coming back for more until suddenly the book is done (which I know can be rather distressing, especially if the book is one in which you have been wholly engaged).
On a more serious note, I have had some health issues over the last few months and have a major surgery coming up as early as this summer or possibly sometime in the fall. So there is a definite possibility this could impact the release of CLAW Emergence. Currently, I’m aiming to unleash the first volume sometime in the early fall of this year, with the second book just before Christmas and the third and final book by mid-late winter (but this all depends on my health, of course).
So, that brings me to the upside of the delay that I mentioned at the start. For those of you following the ABANDONED series, I will be releasing a Special Subscriber Sample of ABANDONED Book 4’s first four chapters for your reading enjoyment. And the good news is that you can read this preview right away! Available in ePub, Mobi and PDF, this sample will bring you up to speed on almost all the characters and get you ready for the final release coming in only a few weeks. To read it, you just need to be a Katie Berry Books Insider Subscriber and join my newsletter to receive your download link. You can do so here: https://mailchi.mp/756d0cbb50ea/subscribe-page
Thank you all so much, once again, for your patience and understanding. You are all truly amazing individuals, and I am indebted to each and every one of you for supporting my work over the years.
So stay tuned. The next time you hear from me, it will be with news of the release of ABANDONED Book 4: Deception and Deliverance.
Until then, good health and great reads to you all,