From: Steve Dodds <sdodds@nova-optical.com>
Subject: Re: "Firefly" getting a book series
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Subject: Re: "Firefly" getting a book series
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On 2/9/2018 11:24 AM, David wrote:
> http://ew.com/books/2018/02/08/firefly-book-series/
> 
> Firefly canon to expand with series of original books
> by DAVID CANFIELD
> 
> EW can exclusively report that Titan Books and Twentieth Century Fox
> Consumer Products have teamed up to publish an original range of new
> fiction tying in to Joss Whedon’s beloved but short-lived TV series
> Firefly. The books will be official titles within the Firefly canon,
> with Whedon serving as consulting editor. The first book is due in the
> fall.
> 
> EW has exclusive details on the first three books in the upcoming
> Firefly fiction series, including the authors and release dates. Read
> on below.
> 
> Firefly: Big Damn Hero, by Nancy Holder (Oct. 2018)
> 
> Captain Malcolm Reynolds finds himself in a dangerous situation after
> being kidnapped by a bunch of embittered veteran Browncoats.
> 
> Firefly: The Magnificent Nine, by James Lovegrove (March 2019)
> 
> Jayne receives a distress call from his ex Temperance McCloud that
> leads the Serenity crew to danger on a desert moon.
> 
> Firefly: Generations, by Tim Lebbon (Oct. 2019)
> 
> The discovery of the location of one of the legendary Ark ships that
> brought humans from Earth to the ’Verse promises staggering salvage
> potential, but at what cost? River Tam thinks she might know …
> 

This is the best news I have had in a while. A few years Steven Brust 
wrote a Firefly novel, but the powers that be wouldn't let him publish 
it, so he put it up on his website for free.  I kept thinking why is 
there not more of this, there sure as hell is a market.