Colleen Hoover has not yet written a sequel to Verity, and there is no plan that we know of and official statement about it, but she has released a bonus chapter, being referred as a Verity sequel chapter on the internet, in 2023 that takes place six months after the events of the first edition of the novel.
If you’re not interested in reading the whole bonus chapter but still curious about what the sequel holds, I’ve summarized some of the major events and plot points below. But before that, a quick recap on where the previous chapters of Verity ended:
- Readers were left torn between believing the manuscript or the letter.
- Lowen revealed Verity’s secret manuscript, which seemed like a dark and horrifying autobiography.
- After Verity’s death, Lowen and Jeremy moved on with their lives together and are expecting a baby.
With everything that Verity, Jeremy, and Lowen have gone through, it’s hard to believe that there will be a happily ever after. But who knows?
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Verity Sequel Chapter Explained
**The article contains spoilers**
In the sequel chapter to Verity by Colleen Hoover, titled “So Be It,“ Lowen and Jeremy are now living together with their newborn daughter, Nova, and son, Crew. Lowen is struggling with insecurities to adjust to motherhood and her postpartum body, and she feels constantly compared to Verity.
They have moved to North Carolina to avoid contact from the the people they know in New England area.
One day, Lowen is going through Verity’s belongings when she finds a letter that Verity wrote to Jeremy before she died. In the letter, Verity admits to killing their daughter, Harper, and to trying to kill their son, Crew. She also admits that she was never really pregnant with their daughter, Nova.
Lowen is shocked and horrified by Verity’s letter. She doesn’t know what to do with the information, but she knows that she can’t keep it from Jeremy. She gives him the letter to read, and he is devastated.
Jeremy confronts Verity about the letter, and she confesses to everything. She says that she killed Harper because she was jealous of her relationship with Jeremy. She also says that she tried to kill Crew because she didn’t want him to grow up to be like his father.
Jeremy is disgusted and enraged by Verity’s confessions. He attacks her, and she ends up dying.
After Verity’s death, Lowen and Jeremy move away with Crew. They start a new life together, but they are still haunted by the secrets of Verity’s past.
The bonus chapter of Verity does not provide any definitive answers about the future of Lowen and Jeremy’s relationship. It is clear that they are both still struggling to come to terms with everything that has happened. However, they are also deeply in love with each other, and they are determined to build a better future for themselves and their children.
With such inconclusive ending, it’s up to the reader to decide what they believe happened next. Will Lowen and Jeremy be able to overcome the trauma of their past and build a happy life together? Or will Verity’s dark secrets continue to haunt them?
OPINION: Was it necessary?
The bonus chapter was disappointing in a sense that it did not resolve any of the loose ends in the story. Most probably, the intention of it is to ramp up the appetite for a book sequel to Verity.
The sequel chapter raises a number of questions about the truth of the first book. It is unclear whether or not Verity was actually insane, or whether she was simply a very disturbed individual. It is also unclear whether or not Jeremy was aware of Verity’s true nature.
The chapter also suggests that there may be more to the story of Harper’s death than was originally revealed. It is possible that Jeremy was involved in her death in some way, and that he has been covering up his involvement ever since.
The sequel chapter ends with Lowen confronting Jeremy about her suspicions. Jeremy denies everything, but Lowen is not convinced. She is determined to find out the truth, no matter what it takes.
It will be interesting to see if Colleen Hoover writes another sequel in the Verity series to resolve the remaining questions.
Frequently Asked Question
Does the extra chapter reveal anything new about Verity?
Yes, the extra chapter reveals that Verity was not only mentally unstable, but also physically abusive. She is responsible for the death of one of her twin daughters, and she also tried to kill Jeremy on multiple occasions.
Does the bonus chapter of Verity have a happy ending?
The bonus chapter does not have a happy ending in the traditional sense. However, it does end with Lowen and Jeremy expressing their love for each other and their commitment to building a future together.
Does the extra chapter provide a definitive answer to the question of whether Verity’s manuscript is true?
No, the extra chapter does not provide a definitive answer to this question. However, it does strongly suggest that the manuscript is true.