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Publisher postpones release of Vince Flynn's last book

In a statement posted to Facebook today, Simon & Schuster announced that the planned release this fall of "The Survivor," Vince Flynn's last work prior to his death last month, will be postponed "indefinitely."

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I know we have a lot of Vince Flynn fans who read TheBlaze, so I wanted to be sure y'all saw this:

First, let me thank you on behalf of everyone here at Simon & Schuster for all of your wonderful, heart-felt and heartwarming notes of condolence concerning Vince's death last month. They will all be shared with his family and I know they will be touched.

I also want to keep you fully informed about the status of Vince's unpublished work as he would most certainly want you to have this information.

The Survivor, Vince Flynn's planned release this fall, is being postponed indefinitely. Vince had not yet completed the manuscript at the time of his passing last month. The reason it is "postponed indefinitely" as opposed to "canceled" is because it is too soon to know how much of the book was written or if Vince had plans or provisions in place in the event that he could not complete the book. As for Vince's collaboration with Brian Haig, while it is still available for preorder, for the same reasons above, we ask for your patience concerning its publication.

We will absolutely keep you updated and again, many, many thanks for standing by Vince not only through the best parts of his life but through the hardest.


Emily Bestler

Senior Vince President, Editor-In-Chief

Emily Bestler Books, an imprint of

Atria Books at Simon & Schuster

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