Subject: Re: "Firefly" getting a book series
On 2/9/2018 11:24 AM, David wrote:
> 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
> 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.