Del Rey has announced a second novel based on the Hitman series of videogames. Hitman: Damnation will be released in Summer 2012 in North America, and will follow in other countries around the world. Its story takes place between games Hitman: Blood Money and Hitman: Absolution, following Agent 47 on an assassination mission of high-level American political figures.
The novel will be written by Raymond Benson. He has published six James Bond novels, three 007 film novelizations and under the pseudonym David Michaels wrote Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell and its sequel, Operation Barracuda.