Stephenie Meyer is releasing a new secret-agent thriller, because vampires are now officially so passé

Stephenie Meyer to Publish First Adult Thriller

Stephenie Meyer is once again writing in the daylight! The author, best known for her astronomically popular young-adult series Twilight, will be moving away from the teen demographic to release a new spy thriller for adults called The Chemist on November 15. (She previously released another non-Twilight novel, the adult sci-fi book The Host, in 2008.) The novel will revolve around a female ex-operative forced to go on the run from the U.S. government, which fears she knows too much about a highly classified operation. "The Chemist is the love child created from the union of my romantic sensibilities and my obsession with Jason Bourne/Aaron Cross," Meyer said in a statement. "I very much enjoyed spending time with a different kind of action hero, one whose primary weapon isn't a gun or a knife or bulging muscles, but rather her brain." So, let the guessing game begin: Which actress is going to play her in the inevitable film adaptation?

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