Dan Brown and I are like this!

Dante in HellDid you see the announcement yesterday? Dan Brown’s next novel is coming out in May and it’s about Dante’s Inferno. 

My Reluctant Reaper series is set and Hell and features Dante, the poet himself, as the love interest of my resourceful heroine, Kirsty d’Arc. The 700-year age difference sometimes causes friction.

In fact, I’ve used all sorts of historical, mythological and original characters in my bizarro version of Hell.

The series debuts in June. (And July. And August. Available for pre-order now.)

This can only work in my favor, right? At least everyone will know who Dante Alighieri is.

Dan Brown to Publish ‘Inferno’ in May
By Jason Boog on January 15, 2013, from Galleycat

Megabestselling author Dan Brown will return with a new novel on May 14th. Inferno will revolve around Dante Alighieri‘s epic poem, InfernoYou can download a free illustrated eBook copy of Inferno.

Like The Lost Symbol and The Da Vinci Code, the book will feature the adventures of Harvard symbologist Robert Langdon.

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group will print four million copies initially.

Brown had this statement in the release: “Although I studied Dante’s Inferno as a student, it wasn’t until recently, while researching in Florence, that I came to appreciate the enduring influence of Dante’s work on the modern world … With this new novel, I am excited to take readers on a journey deep into this mysterious realm…a landscape of codes, symbols, and more than a few secret passageways.”

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About Gina X. Grant

Gina X. Grant writes ingenious plotlines with twists, turns and sometimes magic. She is represented by Rosemary Stimola, the agent who also represents the Hunger Games series. Gina’s RELUCTANT REAPER trilogy is available from Simon and Schuster’s Pocket Star imprint. She lives in Toronto, Canada, just blocks from the house she grew up in. She’s married to a friendly curmudgeon from a mining town in Northern Ontario. They have one rescued hound, Storm, named for Gina’s other pen name. Storm Grant—the writer, not the hound dog—writes engaging action adventure with two heroes. Since 2007, she has published with a variety of e-publishers and more recently, self-publishes. Gina’s and Storm’s books are available at all your favorite etailers, such as Amazon, Kobo and iTunes. Visit ginaXgrant.com or stormgrant.com to find out more.

Posted on January 16, 2013, in Dan Brown, Inferno, update, Writing and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Lol, I had to laugh when I saw the Dan Brown announcement. I immediately thought of your Reaper books. It works!

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