London: "Game of Thrones" fans are set to get their hands on George RR Martin's next book as early as next year.
The highly anticipated novel "Winds of Winter" could arrive in 2016, if the book's Spanish publisher is to be believed.
Alejo Cuervo, the Spanish editor of RR Martin's "Song of Ice and Fire" series, broke the news in an interview with a local radio station. Cuervo said that the book is "expected next year".
When asked if the book would definitely arrive next year, Cuervo replied, "Well, let's see, confident... But a meteor could fall."
Season six of "Game of Thrones" is currently filming and will return on April 3, 2016.