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Unlocked Release Date

Unlocked Release Date

Posted by Maya Cross in Uncategorized

Well, after a lot of umming and ahhing, I’ve settled on a final release date for the final book in The Alpha Group. Unlocked will be coming to you on August 18th. I know this is a few weeks later than I initially indicated, and I know that sucks a lot, but as much as I want you all to have your copies ASAP, it’s for the best.

When I started writing this series, I made myself a promise I’d be as transparent as possible with you all. I know the structure is a bit unorthodox (long novellas with cliffhangers) which I’ve blogged about before, and I wanted to make sure everyone knew what they were getting into. That meant posting how many parts there were, their titles, and some projected release dates.

Unfortunately, to put it simply, I overestimated myself. I’m still very new to all of this, and I was just so keen to get the conclusion to everyone that I set myself a deadline that left me no wiggle room at all. In retrospect, two months between books was always verging on too ambitious. The second part of the series flowed out of me fairly easily, and if I’d been able to maintaing that pace I’d have been okay, but the third has been much tougher. There’s more elements to juggle and I’ve hit a few brick walls, and couple that with some personal issues that slowed me down, and it means I can’t quite hit the July date I wanted. I could try and rush it out the door, but you, me, and the story all deserve better than that.

I’m super sorry to let you down. I feel awful. I hate not being able to keep my word. Hopefully you can all forgive me. It’s only a few weeks extra! I will make it up to you with an awesome release day giveaway, and lots of teasers in the interim =)

02 Jul 2013 25 comments
  • mary July 2, 2013 at 3:13 pm / Reply

    Please take your time. Good stories take time to tell.

  • Valerie Rhodes July 2, 2013 at 3:14 pm / Reply

    Hope things get better for you soon.. there’s never any rush. Patience and Support will get you through.

  • jo stevens July 2, 2013 at 3:17 pm / Reply

    Take the time you need. Patient fans will understand!!!!

  • Cassie July 2, 2013 at 3:23 pm / Reply

    I am loving the series. Can’t wait for book 3.

  • Claudia July 2, 2013 at 4:24 pm / Reply

    Please take all the time you need, I rather wait and read an AWESOME story that will make me want to read it over and over again than read something rushed that will leave me with a feeling of could of been better.

  • Pat July 2, 2013 at 5:07 pm / Reply

    I know it will be worth the wait! Your stories are well worth it! I’ve already recommended your books to so many friends and family members, we’re probably going to have a “Locke” party!

  • Kathy July 3, 2013 at 12:51 am / Reply

    It will be worth it! No probem. ♥

  • Tracee July 3, 2013 at 4:23 am / Reply

    Can’t WAIT!!!!

  • Becky July 3, 2013 at 11:48 pm / Reply

    As much as I would like to have the 3rd book so that I can finish the story. I would rather you take your time and make it as great as the first two. Take your time any body who is hooked on you will be more than willing to wait. Good luck and best wishes.

    Becky

  • VLM July 5, 2013 at 10:31 pm / Reply

    Thanks so much for your honesty from the beginning…so refreshing. I am definitely disappointed only because I love the series so much and can’t wait to continue the story. However, take your time…as others have posted…I’m absolutely certain it will be worth the wait. I might just have to take the release date off of work to read all day!

  • Melanie lowery July 12, 2013 at 8:04 am / Reply

    All in good time Maya! Cannot wait for August to come around xo enjoy the writing of your final book xo

  • Sarah July 24, 2013 at 11:55 am / Reply

    Maya – Good things come to those who wait. I’m just glad the book will be released at all. I hate when people promise that something will be done and then back out all together. Take your time and make the book what you want it to be. Your readers, including this one, will be waiting eagerly.

  • Sára July 29, 2013 at 9:54 pm / Reply

    Well, I found you books actually by luck. But I really glad that I saw them and buy them. Im looking forward to read 3th book :)
    Oh, and by the way, Im from Czech Republic, its small country in middle of Europe. So your books are so good that even here I can read them!

  • T July 30, 2013 at 7:54 pm / Reply

    Please let one of the book releases be on Audible .com. I really enjoy listening to the books. Also it can be down loaded by many people at release date. It takes time to go to the book store.

  • Peggy August 2, 2013 at 12:34 pm / Reply

    I’m sure it will be well worth the wait!! Thank you!!

  • terrie August 4, 2013 at 6:54 pm / Reply

    This is a great story!! Cant wait for the last one to come out.

  • Nolvia August 9, 2013 at 4:45 pm / Reply

    Take your time , I love your books and I can’t wait for the 3 book to come out. It will be a good one , I love a good ENDING.

  • Carna August 12, 2013 at 2:48 pm / Reply

    So worth the wait. :-) Six days!!! Countdown!!!

  • PJ August 13, 2013 at 11:27 pm / Reply

    Thank you for wanting to give us your best!

  • yvonne August 15, 2013 at 6:09 am / Reply

    Cant wait for the conclusion!!! Great job!!!

  • Mollie August 16, 2013 at 2:00 am / Reply

    A good story is ways worth the wait! Hast makes waist. Devoted fans will wait.

  • Malina August 17, 2013 at 4:49 am / Reply

    How is it that there are already 40+ reviews from people on goodreads raving about how awesome the 3rd book is when it hasn’t even been released yet? Did I miss something?

    • Mollie August 18, 2013 at 2:02 pm / Reply

      I thought he same thing…..

    • Mollie August 18, 2013 at 2:03 pm / Reply

      What happen to he book I can’t seem to find the links to buy it via B&N ugh!

      • Mollie August 18, 2013 at 2:09 pm / Reply

        Woohoo I got it. Sorry, but I’m soooo excited!

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