German publisher Luzifer Verlag has announced that they will publish a German translation of Freedom of the Mask on April 30, 2023! Luzifer has previously published translations of the first five Matthew Corbett books, in addition to Boy’s Life and The Border. The cover art for MATTHEW CORBETT und der maskierte Rächer is by Michael Schubert. The title translates as Matthew Corbett and the Masked Avenger.

MATTHEW CORBETT und der maskierte Rächer at Luzifer Verlag

Pre-order links from various stores can be found on the Luzifer page.

German publisher Luzifer Verlag has acquired the German translation rights to Freedom of the Mask, book six in the Matthew Corbett series. Luzifer has been on a roll for the past few years, publishing German editions of the first five Matthew Corbett books, plus Boy’s Life and The Border. Presumably, their edition of Freedom of the Mask will be published in 2023. More info when I have it!

HUGE news today from Lividian Publications! Check the links below for more information!

Robert McCammon: Smile or Frown?

Lividian Publications: Major Robert McCammon News: 2022 is the Year of Matthew Corbett!

For full details, check the two links above!

The great news is that Lividian is not only releasing The King of Shadows in December 2022, in the months before that, they will release trade paperback editions of the books, beginning with Mister Slaughter in July. The release schedule is:

The King of Shadows (Limited Edition) — June 2022 (depending on slipcase production)
Mister Slaughter (trade paperback) — July 19, 2022
The Providence Rider (trade paperback) — August 23, 2022
The River of Souls (trade paperback) — September 20, 2022
Freedom of the Mask (trade paperback) — October 18, 2022
Cardinal Black (trade paperback) — November 15, 2022
The King of Shadows (deluxe trade hardcover) — December 6, 2022


In May, we announced that Crossroad Press would publish ebook editions of several Robert McCammon novels in the UK, Europe, and other regions not controlled by the U.S. Until now, all of the books published by Subterranean Press have only been available in ebook form in the U.S. and Canada.

The Queen of Bedlam was released to those markets in May, and Mister SlaughterThe Hunter from the WoodsThe Providence Rider, and The River of Souls followed over the summer.

Now Freedom of the Mask joins them! Coming in the months ahead: The Border and the Trevor Lawson books.

Freedom of the Mask:

Here’s a great new review (with mild spoilers) of Robert McCammon‘s Freedom of the Mask, book six in the Matthew Corbett series. Freedom of the Mask is available now in a signed, limited edition; a trade hardcover edition; ebook formats (in the U.S. and Canada); and as an audiobook from Audible, narrated by the incomparable Edoardo Ballerini!

Review: Freedom of the Mask

Order from Subterranean Press, Amazon US, Amazon CA, Amazon UK, B&N.
Order the audiobook from Audible.
Order the ebook for Kindle, Kindle (CA),NOOK, Kobo, iTunes.

Artist Vincent Chong has shared the interior art he did for Robert McCammon’s Freedom of the Mask, book six in the Matthew Corbett series. The book can be purchased from Subterranean Press.

Freedom of the Mask, the latest installment in Robert McCammon’s Matthew Corbett adventures, is now out from Subterranean Press.

The book is available in a number of editions: trade, limited and lettered.  In addition, there is a signed trade edition of which there are only 1000 copies.  The limited and lettered editions include an exclusive bonus novella, The House at the Edge of the World, as well as some interior art and endpaper art that isn’t in the trade edition.

Here are the b&w interiors I did to accompany the main novel.


This is the colour interior that’s exclusive to the limited/lettered edition.


These are the illustrations that accompany the bonus novella in the limited/lettered edition.

And finally, here’s the endpaper art in the limited/lettered edition.