Fated is coming!!


Fated - the Slated prequel - is out very soon! On World Book Day, 7th March 2019.


It's been a long time coming. I'd been thinking about it for ages before I finally sat down to begin. What made me so obsessed about Slated that I had to go to this world again?


In Slated, Lorders brutally control an isolated UK. Underage criminals, like Kyla, the main character, have their memories wiped and are assigned a new family for a second chance at life.


I became increasingly obsessed with how the world in Slated came to be the way it was. The backstory in Slated was that the UK had left the EU and closed borders, that widespread chaos and rioting followed. Underage students were blamed. Slating - wiping their memory so they became a clean slate, a Slated - became the punishment of choice.


With the Brexit vote and then the UK leaving the EU looming ever closer, I wasn't sure if it made sense to even consider writing Fated,  but I couldn't stop myself.


So we have Fated.


I'll blog again next week - I promise! - and tell you more about it.



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Comments: 22
  • #1

    Kathryn Evans (Sunday, 17 February 2019 20:26)

    Can’t wait to read it but oh, how creepily foretelling:/

  • #2

    Amy Keily (Sunday, 17 February 2019 21:44)

    How insane!! When I first read the books the state the UK was in seemed so unrealistic and the EU situation in the book didn’t mean anything to me then... but how WIERD! Absolutely love it though :D

  • #3

    Dimiana (Monday, 18 February 2019 12:26)

    So excited for this!!!

  • #4

    TIA (Monday, 04 March 2019 12:38)

    in fated, is the girl on the cover and the main character, still kyla. i hope so, cant wait for it to come out, so excited

  • #5

    teriterry.com (Wednesday, 13 March 2019 09:43)

    Hiya, Fated is set a generation earlier, so it isn't the same character.

  • #6

    Chantal (Wednesday, 13 March 2019 15:53)

    I‘m so excited! Do you know when it will be published in Germany? I want to read it so bad! I have all of your books and the Slated trilogy really made me see what a great author you are ^^

  • #7

    Teri Terry (Wednesday, 13 March 2019 16:10)

    Hi Chantal, I think it is out in Germany in August. So not too long to wait!

  • #8

    Olya (Saturday, 16 March 2019 20:15)

    OMG I can't believe it. I only recently finished the slated trilogy and I was SO desperate for more. I wanted to ask two things. Firstly, when will the book (fated) be out in UK libraries and secondly WILL THERE BE A MOVIE OF THE BOOKS?? Thanks� xxx

  • #9

    Olivia (Sunday, 17 March 2019 00:04)

    You are an amazing author I'm in love with the way you make each character become so alive. My favourite character had been until he sadly died (which i cried over) was by far katran but I'm obsessed with every new character that joins the story. KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK!! (I'm hoping for a movie ^_^)

  • #10

    BookMajka (Tuesday, 19 March 2019 14:05)

    I need it now! I really love the Slated trilogy <3

  • #11

    Isabel Williams (Thursday, 21 March 2019 07:22)

    I am positively in love with this book! Writing Fated was a really good idea and I’m so glad you wrote itv there’s a lot of tension at the moment here... about Brexit, and everyone just needs to read this book!! But yeah, loved it, and I thought it brought more insight into characters like Dr. Lysander. You’re an amazing author, and I can’t wait to see what you write next!! (The excitement is unreal) ;)

  • #12

    Julia (Wednesday, 03 April 2019 17:08)

    I just can't wait to read it! Card regards! �

  • #13

    Akvile (Thursday, 04 April 2019 23:02)

    Hi teri I absolutely love your books! How did you get the uk leaving eu so accurately?

  • #14

    Olya (Tuesday, 09 April 2019 20:02)

    Back! I love this book!!! Got hold of it and I was THRILLED! This book is truly amazing and I would really appreciate if you could answer whether there will be a movie or television series on the slated trilogy. If yes I'll be the first one in the cinema!!

  • #15

    Kinga (Wednesday, 17 April 2019 13:30)

    When will the book be in Poland?

  • #16

    Julia (Saturday, 27 April 2019 18:06)

    Fated is in Poland! Finally!

  • #17

    Emilie (Sunday, 12 May 2019 13:11)

    I really want to read it, do you know when it published in belgium? I read all the trilogy and I love it

  • #18

    Emily (Friday, 31 May 2019 19:08)

    just finishing up evolution (dark matter trilogy ) and dying to read this book next

  • #19

    Sara (Saturday, 13 July 2019 19:20)

    I couldn’t find an email to reach you and I don’t know if you’ll see this, but I read the Slated trilogy a few years ago and those three books were some of the best I’d ever read. I finally decided to reread it years later after having forgotten most of the plot, and HOLY SHIT. You have a GIFT for creating stories. It was so incredible because as I read through it the second time, memories slowly started flooding back, and my mind created the same imagery for every place and person described in the book as I did the first time. It was so damn cool because it’s like revisiting places I’d been to in another life, or dreams that have been buried deep in my mind. It was a crazy experience. Thank you, I’ll definitely be getting the prequel.

  • #20

    Maria (Saturday, 28 September 2019 18:20)

    For me it is the same with Sara. I read the whole story again and finished it 5 Minutes ago. Will there be another trilogy of „Slated“? I absolutely love your books and the ending of „shattered“ has much potential to go on with the story! But of course you know this already. I am sure the books would be bestsellers as well. Thank you for your insanely good books and the story you created!

  • #21

    Astonished (Friday, 11 October 2019 12:07)

    Can I just say it is remarkable that you predicted this event from 2013, and i want to know if you can tell the future...

  • #22

    umm no of yo beezwax (Sunday, 13 October 2019 08:51)

    yay sooo excited really good series

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