PANDEMIC release pushed out to Jan 21, 2014

PANDEMICPANDEMIC‘s publishing date has been pushed back, Junkies: the new release date is Jan. 21, 2014. This is the third and final book in the INFECTED trilogy.

On the third draft of PANDEMIC, I found some issues that weren’t up to the quality of plot/science/logic that you as a reader have come to expect — those things had to be fixed. I want this book out as bad as you do, but I’m not going to deliver a sub-par story and expect you to pay your hard-earned money for it.

Your time is irreplaceable: I will always treat it with respect and appreciate the fact that you spend it with my stories. This is a deadline-driven business. We have to release books to put food on the table. I can’t spend ten years re-writing to get everything just-so, but the final product still has to be as good as I can make it.

I hope PANDEMIC will be worth the additional three months’ wait.

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  1. pda4ever

    I finally bought Infected. I love this book! I am so excited about Pandemic! Hurry 2014!!!!

  2. JP

    No doubt it’s worth the wait!  We can comisserate at SF2K13 and like Beth says, revel in our glory and get our books signed (the ones we don’t order from Borderlands) at SF2K14.  I love a good plan!

  3. BigJohn

    Beth, you could always order from Borderlands and get an autographed copy. But that still doesn’t compare to being able to look into those dreamy eyes…

    What’s that? Oh! No, nothing.

    Awwww yeahhhhh…

  4. Z_Hunter

    That cover gives me chills, I loved the description of the parasite in the first two books and am really looking forwars to what changes were engineered in this book’s strain, I love cell biology and nothing is more frustrating than reading bad scifi that doesn’t follow rules that it set up or worse turns science into “magic”. Having to wait sucks but I’d rather Scott take the time to get it right, I know I will be there to buy my copy. Good luck with finishing the book Scott.

  5. Beth_Ailis

    Of course I’m bummed about the delay, but if the FDO sez he needs more time, then we just have to wait.

    Of course, this means that we’ll have to have SiglerFest 2K14 so we can all get our books signed. w00T


  6. occupy_my_rocktopi

    I think everyone would agree, do it right the first time.  So I say it is worth the wait.  Does this affect planned releases going forward?  I could have sworn there used to be a “release schedule” section of the website.  Can we maybe get a glimpse of the Sigler 3 year plan?