16/03/2017 8:47 AM AEDT | Updated 16/03/2017 12:01 PM AEDT

J.K. Rowling Plays A Game Of Hangman To Tease Her New Book Title

Someone actually guessed it.

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J.K. Rowling is working on the fourth novel in the 'Cormoran Strike' series.

J.K. Rowling has everyone hanging on her every word. Literally.

One fan was desperate for more details on the next installment in Rowling's Cormoran Strike series:

The Harry Potter author responded with this cryptic hangman-style clue:

Cue hilarious suggestions for what the title of her new crime novel could be:

We can hear the chuckles from here as she read through the list of guesses. She dropped a few more hints along the way before the game was up.

J.K. Rowling has published three novels in the series under the name Robert Galbraith, which detail the adventures of private investigator Cormoran Strike. The BBC is producing a television series based on the first three novels in the series. There is still no word on when the series will air nor when 'Lethal White' will hit the bookshelves.