WILD CARDS RETURNS
August 13, 2012
Good news Wild Cards fans!
LOWBALL, the twenty-second volume in the series and part two of the current triad that began with FORT FREAK, is nearing completion. Thanks to the talented writers and co-editors George R.R. Martin and Melinda Snodgrass, the book should be in the hands of Tor very soon. We will post the publication date here as soon as we get word.
Contracts have also been signed with Tor for the next Wild Cards book – HIGH STAKES. This book will be a full-on mosaic to conclude the triad.
Tor’s reprints of the first two volumes of the original series, WILD CARDS and ACES HIGH, have sold well and Volume Three, JOKERS WILD, will be out soon. Thanks to the success of these reprints four more volumes are now under contract. New Tor editions of ACES ABROAD, DOWN & DIRTY, ACE IN THE HOLE, and DEAD MAN’S HAND will be coming out in the next few years. As with the reissue of WILD CARDS Volume One, this new edition of ACES ABROAD will contain 3 new original stories.
The good news continues for Wild Cards readers outside the US. Deals are in place in the United Kingdom with Gollancz/Orion to publish British editions of WILD CARDS, ACES HIGH, JOKERS WILD, INSIDE STRAIGHT, BUSTED FLUSH, SUICIDE KINGS, FORT FREAK, and LOWBALL.
French Translations of the first six volumes in the original series will be published by J’ai Lu. The books included are: WILD CARDS, ACES HIGH, JOKERS WILD, ACES ABROAD, DOWN & DIRTY, and ACE IN THE HOLE.
More foreign deals are in the works and we will let you know as soon as they are finalized.