03/30/2010 at 02:00 PM EDT
fans thirsting for more were heartbroken when author Stephenie Meyer announced she would no longer be publishing Midnight Sun
, the story of Twilight
as told through the eyes of undead leading man Edward Cullen.
But on Tuesday the best-selling author revealed plans to add a different fifth installment to The Twilight Saga
– The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner
, a novella following one of Eclipse
's newborn vampires.
"Her story is a nice complement to Eclipse
," Meyer wrote on her official Web site
. "It explains a lot of the things that Bella never knew.
The 192-page book, which during filming was used as a reference guide by the cast and crew of Eclipse
, will be released in a hardcover edition on June 5, with $1 from every purchase going to benefit the American Red Cross. It will also be available for free online at breetanner.com
from June 7 to July 5.