Cormoran Strike

September 8th, 2023

The Running Grave will feature 136 chapters

The upcoming release The Running Grave by J.K. Rowling, the seventh book in the Cormoran Strike series, is scheduled for September 26th. We can now share that a distinctive feature of this installment will be its expansive structure, which will consist of 136 chapters. The book will open with a prologue, followed by nine parts […]

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July 18th, 2023

Cover and synopsis for The Running Grave

Today, the official accounts of Robert Galbraith made an announcement regarding tomorrow’s big reveal: the official cover and synopsis of the new book, “The Running Grave,” will be unveiled on July 19th. Surprisingly, the synopsis and the cover have already surfaced on various library websites, with McNallyRobinson bookstore being one of them (credit goes to […]

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April 27th, 2023

Robert Galbraith’s ‘The Running Grave’ Confirms Publication Date for September 26th

It has been confirmed that the seventh novel in the Cormoran Strike series, The Running Grave, written by Robert Galbraith (the pseudonym of author J.K. Rowling), is scheduled for publication on September 26th. This release forms part of the tenth-anniversary celebrations of the popular detective series. The Strike series has gained international acclaim for its […]

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February 17th, 2023

Epigraphs for The Running Grave, seventh book in the Cormoran Strike Series

Great news for fans of the Cormoran Strike series! J.K Rowling has tweeted a photo of the manuscript for her upcoming book The Running Grave. The photo reveals the first title page of the book, which features the title and the author’s name. However, the photo also allows a glimpse of the page below, albeit […]

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January 12th, 2023

J.K. Rowling reveals the title for the seventh book in the Cormoran Strike series: THE RUNNING GRAVE

J.K. Rowling has announced the title for the seventh book in the Cormoran Strike series. The title is “THE RUNNING GRAVE”. This exciting news was shared on Twitter by the author, who also gave fans a clue to help them guess the title. The clue she provided was “Disentangle the hanging venturer”.  It was the […]

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September 22nd, 2022

Robert Galbraith: The Ink Black Heart full interactive Q&A

You can watch the 27 questions and answers from the interactive Q&A with Robert Galbraith released on the official website on September 22nd here. Below the video, you can read the transcription to all the questions and answers too. What does The Ink Black Heart explore? I see this as a novel about disconnection. And […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #69 · September 2022

The Ink White Troubled Heart of Evil

Being one of many Rowling-made book lovers in my generation, I have always sung her plenty of praise for turning me into an investigative reader. Her texts are full of hidden clues that sometimes only a second (or third or tenth) reread can help you connect all the dots. She trained us quite well with […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #69 · September 2022

The Ink Black Prince

Connections between The Ink Black Heart and Harry Potter From the beginning J.K. Rowling has encouraged readers to find parallels between Strike and Harry Potter. There was the initial announcement of a new seven book series (since quashed – I’m delighted to find that she’s now planned out ten1 and hopefully we’ll get even more). […]

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August 19th, 2022

The Ink Black Heart by Robert Galbraith – Questions and Answers Teaser

In anticipation of The Ink Black Heart releasing on 30th August in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand, with other international markets soon after, Robert Galbraith has recorded a number of answers to questions focused on the new book. Subjects range from Strike and Robin (naturally), inspiration for the new book, the locations and the […]

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June 30th, 2022

Cover and synopsis of The Ink Black Heart

Synopsis for The Ink Black Heart, the sixth book in the Cormoran Strike series, written by J.K. Rowling under the pen name Robert Galbraith: When frantic, dishevelled Edie Ledwell appears in the office begging to speak to her, private detective Robin Ellacott doesn’t know quite what to make of the situation. The co-creator of a […]

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January 19th, 2022

Release date for The Ink Black Heart: to be published August 30th, 2022

The sixth book in the Cormoran Strike series by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling’s pen name) has an official release date. One day after it was leaked into bookstores such as Amazon and Waterstones, the official social media account for Robert Galbraith together with the publishers’ accounts (Mullholland Books and Little, Brown and Co) have announced […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #61 · January 2022

Harry Potter & J.K. Rowling: What to expect in 2022

The year 2021 is now a thing of the past. Fans of Harry Potter and J.K. Rowling had a quiet year: the high point was the publication of The Christmas Pig, our fav author’s new novel for children that charmed adults alike, and still stays on the bestseller lists after months since its release. For […]

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December 3rd, 2021

The Ink Black Heart, Cormoran Strike #6, to be published in 2022

J.K. Rowling tweeted minutes ago that she just finished a new novel and it will be published next year. Her tweet is a reply/quote to another tweet asking for “Strike news”, so we can assume she is referring to the sixth book in the Cormoran Strike series. New book finished, out next year 🖤 <- […]

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August 21st, 2021

Strike: Troubled Blood is now in pre-production

The fifth season of Strike (CB Strike in the United States) is now in pre-production. The series, that will adapt Robert Galbraith’s fifth novel Troubled Blood, will consist of four episodes of one hour each. It is estimated that it will be released in 2022. BBC One will air in the United Kingdom, while HBO […]

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August 11th, 2021

New paperback boxset for the Cormoran Strike novels

Sphere announced the publication of The Strike Collection, a new box set that contains the first five novels by Robert Galbraith in paperback format. This box set will be available from October and you can pre-order already on the links available at the Little, Brown website.

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #53 · May 2021

The case that inspired The Cuckoo’s Calling

As a huge fan of the Cormoran Strike series, I’ve been particularly enjoying the interview clips shared in the Robert Galbraith newsletters and on the Twitter account. Any insights from J.K. Rowling on these characters and books have my complete and full attention. However, one of the newer clips particularly piqued my interest when she […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #48 · December 2020

Troubled Doubles: Doppelgängers in Strike – Part 2

If Hogwarts Professor is right that Strike (like Harry Potter) is organised around a seven-novel plan, then Lethal White (as the fourth novel) is a pivot. This idea pairs up the novels before and after Lethal White, for we can expect that in this series – as in Harry Potter – will be organised in a […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #47 · November 2020

Troubled Doubles: Doppelgängers in Strike – Part 1

In Cuckoo’s Calling, the opening book of the Strike series, Robert Galbraith/J.K. Rowling argues that the human brain is drawn to symmetry. Walking past the Queen’s Gate into Hyde Park, Strike notices something that, the narrator implies, others do not: ‘incurably observant, he noted the sculpture of the doe and fawn on one pillar and […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #45 · September 2020

Troubled Blood: Review

Troubled Blood, the new book by J.K. Rowling under the pen name of Robert Galbraith, is out next week. This is our review before its release. Troubled Blood Robert Galbraith Sphere – September 15th, 2020 4 / 5 ⭐ Minor spoilers The long awaited fifth installment in the Cormoran Strike series is the longest one, […]

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The Rowling Magazine Issue #38 · February 2020

Troubled Blood

The fifth installment in the Cormoran Strike series has been announced: everything we know about Robert Galbraith’s upcoming novel.

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July 10th, 2018

Lethal White: Cover and release date

Lethal White, the fourth instalment in the Strike novels, will be out on 18 September and is available now to pre-order, and this is what it will look like.

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March 14th, 2017

Lethal White: The title for Cormoran Strike #4

J.K. Rowling just published a clue for the title of the upcoming Robert Galbraith novel, Cormoran Strike #4, on Twitter. Although the hint is not very helpful, we filtered all the words that matched it.

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September 7th, 2016

Tom Burke confirmed as Cormoran Strike, BBC to release 7 episodes, and more info

Variety has confirmed the rumors that have been online lately. Finally, Tom Burke will play Cormoran Strike in the BBC adaptation of Robert Galbraith’s books. 

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October 19th, 2015

Happy publication day, Robert!

October 20th is here, finally! And the third novel in the Cormoran Strike series by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling pseudonym) is being published in the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Jo herself said that you could read this book without having read The Cuckoo’s Calling nor The Silkworm, but we think you […]

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October 9th, 2015

Read Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 of Robert Galbraith’s Career of Evil

We are less than two weeks away from the publication day of the third book in the Cormoran Strike series, Career of Evil. The Guardian has published the first chapter to read, and TIME has published chapter number two. Remember you can pre-order Career of Evil with free worldwide shipping here. Enjoy!

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July 18th, 2014

J.K. Rowling in Harrogate: More than seven books planned by Robert Galbraith

Speaking at the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate this evening, J.K. Rowling confessed that she plans more than seven books by Robert Galbraith, and that she is already in the mid of the third one and has already in her head the plot for the fourth book. Read more in The Bookseller.

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