Random House Children's Books to Publish Michael Scott's Second Exclusive E-Book Short Story
(PRESS RELEASE) Random House Children’s Books (RandomHouse.com/kids) will release the second e-book original from New York Times bestselling author Michael Scott, it was announced today. The e-original is entitled "Billy the Kid and the Vampyres of Vegas: A Lost Story from the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel" (Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers, $1.99) and will be available Nov. 22, 2011, wherever e-books are sold.
This story about the famed 19th-century American outlaw is available exclusively in digital format and is the newest addition to Scott’s series The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, which is based on individuals from history, folklore and legend. The series has sold nearly 2 million copies to date in North America. Following the publication of The Warlock (Delacorte Press, May 2011), this e-book original is a short story that will fascinate fans and whet their appetites for the final book in the six-part series, The Enchantress, available May 2012.
In *Billy the Kid and the Vampyres of Vegas", Michael Scott offers the tale of Billy the Kid and Scathach’s first meeting, and their joint battle against the unseen yet deadly vampyres who control the city of Las Vegas.
Michael Scott’s first e-book original, "The Death of Joan of Arc: A Lost Story from the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel," was published in August 2010.