Young adult author Maggie Stiefvater has written a companion novel set in the universe of her bestselling Shiver trilogy. The new book, Sinner, stars a character first introduced in the original series, Cole St. Clair.
Scholastic has acquired the manuscript and plans to release the finished book in the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, and Canada on July 1, 2014. Publisher David Levithan negotiated the deal with Laura Rennert of the Andrea Brown Literary Agency. Levithan had this statement in the release:
Legions of fans – myself included – have wanted Maggie to return to the world of Shiver, and now she’s found an ingenious, sexy, utterly compelling way to do it. This isn’t so much a re-visitation as it is a reinvention, with Maggie taking readers to many places they’ve never been with her before.