11/09/2012 10:32 am ET Updated Jan 09, 2013

Bridget Jones On The Edge Of Further Adventures, Says Helen Fielding | Books |

Will it be cigarettes: none; alcohol units: none; weight: off the charts; baby: imminent, as Bridget Jones returns for a "different phase" of London life?

Author Helen Fielding announced this morning that she is writing a third novel about Britain's favourite singleton, Bridget, due out next autumn - 13 years after Bridget last appeared between the pages of a novel.