On Friday night Team Twilight posted a story about a 4th Fifty Shades of Grey book:
“While waiting to get E L James’ autograph, a rep for Vintage books (the company that published Fifty Shades of Grey) was speaking to those of us gathered in the autograph line. When he mentioned off-hand to me and a few of the other fans gathered there that there was “something exciting” about to happen in the Fifty Shades universe, we all leaned in to listen, which is when he announced that there would be a (shhhhhhhh!) FOURTHFIFTY SHADES NOVEL. I sprang into action, and asked as many questions as I could.
There’s a fourth one?Yeah, there’s a fourth one coming.What’s it about?Yeah, she just threw it to her publisher. Her publisher was telling me about it. I was like “Really?” She was like, “Yeah!” I was like, “I don’t believe you. This woman’s a three-book phenomenon. It’s not a fourth book.” So she pulled it up on her computer, it was there. I’ve seen it.And you’ve read it?I’ve read the first five pages.”
Apparently this will be in a magazine to be released on Aug 28. It’s a magazine devoted to Fifty Shades of Grey by Topix Media Lab. Mags and I will be on line Tuesday morning for it, waiting to see if our interview made it into the magazine. Oh, yea and we want to see what it says about this fourth book.
Is it a 4th book or the first book from Christian’s perspective? Hmmm, both are tantalizing. E L James has commented in the past that she doesn’t like to write from Christian’s POV, but she also made a clean ending in Freed with the epilogue.
And when it is coming out?
I would guess not too soon, wouldn’t want it to compete with her husbands book coming out in September. Maybe a Christmas release? And do husbands buy it for wives or do wives buy it for husbands???????
I will say that I had heard this rumor a few weeks ago somewhere, but since it didn’t get any traction I didn’t give it much thought. Also, she has in the past indicated she was working on other stories. But as this is supposed to be in a magazine and a publicist is mentioning it at a book signing, it sounds awful real. So, do I take a day off of work to read it when it comes out?
Update: When I initially was looking into this I didn’t see anything on EL James’ Twitter page, later on I was able to track down some @replies she had sent to others and then she @replied “
@flutterby3357 @50Latersbaby @teamtwilighters this is not true… sorry!”
Sadly, it seems this is not true. But hold out hope that she might one day write another book about Fifty Shades of Grey. Until then, we can dream about who will play Christian and Ana in the film.
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