Sarah Rees Brennan has, very sweetly (maybe...or not), released the first teasing cookie (aka morsel of story) from the Demon's Surrender, the third in her series of wonderful books that began with The Demon's Lexicon.
And everyone in the comments is going on and on about Jamie and Nick, and no one but me seems to care about the horribleness that might have happened to darling Alan. Sniff.
(in the ten minutes that have past since I wrote this, three others have expressed concern for Alan, as did Tanita in the comments here. I feel better).
Edited on 11/10 to add: But now I feel more worried. SRB has just twittered this post, with the ominous hashtag #theyarerighttoworry....