For those who haven’t been following along: The Wicked Powers in the last trilogy/series in the Shadowhunter universe. It takes place three years after the end of The Dark Artifices, and brings the fates of everyone we know — from the Blackthorns and Kit, to Jace and Clary, Magnus and Alec, and even Jem and Tessa, to a close.
I wish I could give you definitive news about when it’s coming out. Like every industry, publishing has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. I thought that by this time I’d be done with the Last Hours and know when TWP was coming, but many complicating factors have slowed everything down. From printer shortages, to me not being able to do research, to publishers being unable to go into their offices to work, to supply chain breakdowns, everything has fallen behind schedule.
As a result, Sword Catcher, The Wicked Powers, and The Black Book of the Dead are all still coming, but they’re behind schedule. Chain of Thorns will be out next year; SC will be out late 2022/early 2023, and TWP and BBOTD have not yet been scheduled. As soon as that happens, I’ll let you guys know! I hope you can be patient; I know this pandemic has touched us all in different ways.