“Fourth Wing” Author Rebecca Yarros Announces Third Book in the Empyrean Series

The highly-anticipated fantasy novel will be published in 2025

<p>Rebecca Yarros/Instagram</p> Rebecca Yarros

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Rebecca Yarros

The wait is almost over, Rebecca Yarros fans.

On Thursday, the acclaimed Fourth Wing author announced on Good Morning America that a third book in her Empyrean series is on its way.

“I’m excited to finally announce that the third book in the Empyrean series will be released January 21, 2025," Yarros, 42, said in a video shared on the show. "I can’t tell you much yet, but I can tell you the title: Onyx Storm.”

<p>Rebecca Yarros/Instagram</p> Rebecca Yarros

Rebecca Yarros/Instagram

Rebecca Yarros

The author also teased that the new novel, which will be published by Entangled Publishing, will include both new storylines and continue following those that first attracted her readers.

“There will be politics, new adventures, old enemies and, of course, dragons,” Yarros said. “The book is out for pre-order now and I can’t wait to share more details with you later.”

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Fourth Wing, the first book in the Empyrean series, was published in April 2023, and follows Violet Sorrengail as she navigates her first year at Basgiath War College, all while on her way to become an elite dragon rider. Violet’s story continued during a treacherous second year at the school in Iron Flame, which was published in fall 2023.

<p>Amazon (2)</p> The covers for 'Fourth Wing' and 'Iron Flame' by Rebecca Yarros

Amazon (2)

The covers for 'Fourth Wing' and 'Iron Flame' by Rebecca Yarros

In October 2023, a TV series based on the books was announced as in the works at Amazon MGM studios. The rights were acquired by Amazon and Michael B. Jordan’s Outlier Society, and Yarros will serve as a non-writing executive producer on the series.

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Onyx Storm
hits shelves in January 2025 and is now available for pre-order.

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