As usual, the book will be released in the US in mass market paperbook, ebook, and audio formats (you can see them on Amazon here.) Gildart Jackson will be returning as narrator for the audiobook.
UK readers will have to wait for the UK release on October 10th. Once that’s done, I’ll be doing a Reddit AMA on October 17th. In the meantime, if you can’t wait, or want a sample, you can read Chapters 1 & 2 of Fallen here.
One bit of advance warning that I should probably share – Fallen is very much a series book rather than a standalone. I always try to put enough recaps in my books so that they’re not totally incomprehensible to new readers, but Fallen follows on very closely from book #9, Marked, and while you don’t have to have read Marked to understand what’s going on, this is the absolute worst book to be starting the series with. This is going to be the pattern from now on – the last two books in the Alex Verus series, numbers 11 and 12, will follow on very closely from Fallen, and if you read books #7-#9 but skip Fallen, you are going to be REALLY confused at how the hell Alex ends up where he is at the beginning of book #11.
The positive side to this is that it allows me to tell a much more involved story. With Fallen, we’re getting into the ‘endgame’ of the Alex Verus series. Fallen wraps up the storylines of three minor series characters, and book #11 will wrap up a lot more. If you’ve been enjoying the series this far, I think you’ll like it!