STALKING JACK THE RIPPER series books are buy 1, get 1 free at Barnes and Nobel this week! Plus CAPTURING THE DEVIL sampler news!

hello friends, i have two bits of exciting news to share!

first bit of fun news:

SJTR series hardcovers and paperbacks are buy 1, get 1 free at Barnes & Noble this week! That means if you’ve been wanting to grab the whole series, or even the paperbacks with the bonus Thomas content, now is the perfect time to do it.

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Here’s a quick recap of the bonus content and where you can find it:

Second bit of fun news:

JIMMY Books is giving away TEN samplers of CAPTURING THE DEVIL on Twitter!! There are VERY limited samplers, so please spread the word. These are highly coveted and are great for series collectors and fans of the series.

News on virtual signings will be coming soon. I can’t wait to share more!

ALSO! In case you missed it, CAPTURING THE DEVIL pre-order prizes were announced and you can now submit screenshots of your receipts to claim your prizes!! Please see details in my FAQ post here.

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR RECEIPT FOR PRE-ORDER PRIZES

and the title for STALKING JACK THE RIPPER 4 is…..

hello friends, hello monday, how about a surprise?? SJTR 4’s title is…

CAPTURING THE DEVIL and it’s scheduled to hit shelves on 9/26/19!!!!!!!

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this is the epic conclusion for Audrey Rose and Thomas, and I couldn’t be happier that they’re facing the ultimate villain. danger. death. mystery. betrayal. secrets. swoons. i love it and hope you do too! 😈💀

please feel free to add it on GoodReads! CLICK HERE TO ADD TO YOUR TBR

cover reveal + synopsis will be here early in the new year. very early…

HAPPY HOLIDAYS, friends!!!!

xoxo

Stalking Jack the Ripper ebook deal + Pre-order prizes and more!

 

51lhZH3xyHL._SX307_BO1,204,203,200_oh happy day! STALKING JACK THE RIPPER is on sale for $2.99 today! you can snag an ebook from any online retailer for that price, so if you know a friend who might enjoy reading it, please do share the information with them! i’ll post quick links in the bottom of this post for anyone who’s interested in passing it along.

 

US Pre-order prizes for ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI:

the US pre-order prizes have been announced and i’m beyond thrilled by the overwhelmingly excited response to the custom tarot cards.

International pre-order prizes for ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI:

currently i’m hosting an epic international pre-order contest that’s open to anyone anywhere in the world. the prizes were handpicked by me and are inspired by the Moonlight Carnival, the mysterious and dangerous carnival traveling to America with Audrey Rose and Thomas.

another international pre-order announcement will be happening soon–this prize will be open to ALL who pre-order ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI. i have a feeling you’re going to LOVE it 🙂

please remember that pre-order prizes are sort of like Cinderella’s pumpkin carriage; once the clock strikes midnight, it disappears forever. (All pre-order prizes/contests end on September 17th at 11:59pm EST.)

ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI EDITIONS FAQ:

Barnes & Noble currently has two hardcovers available. One is the version that will be sold everywhere, and the second is the exclusive edition that features a bonus chapter.

Signed editions will also be available–an announcement on where to snag one is coming soon!

Signed and personalized editions–each bookstore that i’m visiting during my fall tour will have this option available. you’ll be able to pre-order copies and submit those receipts to get the prizes. (the tour announcement will be happening in the next week or two.)

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STALKING JACK THE RIPPER EBOOK LINKS:

Amazon

Barnes & Noble

Apple iBooks

Google

Kobo

 

 

 

STALKING JACK THE RIPPER paperbacks are now available!

happy paperback book birthday to STALKING JACK THE RIPPER!!! i cannot believe hardcovers have been in the world for almost a year and now the paperbacks are joining them. AND OMG HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA will be on shelves in exactly TWO weeks!!!

if you haven’t done so, be sure to upload your HPD receipts to claim your Thomas novella prize.

xoxoxo

SJTR paperback birthday

SJTR Paperback order links

Amazon

Barnes & Noble

Book Depository

Indie Bound

MEETING THOMAS CRESSWELL

novella link

Teaser Tuesday – Stalking Jack the Ripper; Ides of March Style

When we first read Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar in high school, one of the minor characters I was IMMEDIATELY taken with was the soothsayer. He utters the cryptic line, “Beware the Ides of March,” and to this day I can’t help saying it in an overly dramatic/ominous tone.

It was such a small, but significant detail. And the creepy factor? My goodness. Having someone run up and say something awful is going down on a certain date really drums up a little heart-pounding fear. Will Caesar heed his warning? Has his fate been predetermined? We know the outcome LONG before going into it that it doesn’t end well for Caesar, but the soothsayer still added an underlying tone of suspense.

I mean, the guy only had nine lines in the entire play, but his words were a ghost constantly haunting readers. At least, that’s what this reader thought. 😀

What does ANY of this have to do with my teaser Tuesday? Well. Today is the Ides of March, friends. *insert scary music* Since my book is rather on the creepy/gothic side, I’d like to share one of my favorite lines from Stalking Jack the Ripper. It’s from a scene where Audrey Rose promises to be “as silent as the dead” while attending her uncle’s forensic class in disguise. Hope you enjoy it!

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“The dead speak to those who listen.” – Stalking Jack the Ripper 

Oh! I do have some VERY EXCITING news coming your way in the next week or two. I’m just saying, maybe some other kind of artwork is involved….

xoxo

STALKING JACK THE RIPPER made the 2016 BEA Buzz Panel!

We got the news a few weeks ago that STALKING JACK THE RIPPER had made this year’s BEA YA Buzz Panel, and it has been SUPER hard keeping this kind of secret from everyone. I’ve gotten a few questions from people outside of the industry about what it all means, and am posting some answers taken directly from the press release.

What is BEA, exactly? BookExpo America (BEA) is North America’s largest gathering of book trade professionals attracting an international audience. The event is widely known as an ideal place for content creators, media, booksellers, rights professionals, and movie and television executives to meet new authors, discover new books, learn about trends shaping the book industry, and network with those who have a passion for books and reading. BEA is foremost a gathering place for creative writers and thinkers and the commerce they create. It is recognized for the media attention it brings to upcoming books as well as for the notable authors it attracts to the convention itself. BEA is organized with the support of association partners including the Association of American Publishers (AAP) and the American Booksellers Association (ABA).

What’s the Buzz Panel? The Buzz Panels are divided into three categories – BEA Adult Editor’s Buzz, BEA Young Adult Editors’ Buzz, and BEA Middle Grade Editors’ Buzz – and cover a wide range of topics this year exploring race, love, family, and more

BEA Buzz has a powerful track record of predicting the year’s hottest books, selecting nine titles over the past two years that made it onto the The New York Times Best Sellers list.

“BEA has had a good track record in selecting upcoming bestsellers and I think that once again this crop of authors is likely to become household names in the coming months,” said Steve Rosato, event director. “We’re happy with these selections and look forward to exploring these works further at BEA.”

How are the books chosen? The selection process was made by three separate committees of booksellers, librarians and other industry professionals. BEA officials note that the intensive selection process, which takes place over a two and a half month period, always involves passionate debate over the finalists. The selection committees are purposely designed to achieve the widest possible consensus.

I think I might be living in a dream world and hope to never, ever wake up if that’s the case. A few titles from previous Buzz Panels include:

Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor

The Maze Runner by James Dashner

The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

The Duff by Kody Keplinger

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Room by Emma Donoghue

Everything Everything by Nicola Yoon

and many, many more.

So yeah. Totally. Blown. Away. I cannot believe that my book made the panel, and will probably be pinching myself for the rest of my life. Thank you so much to Barbara Poelle, Jenny Bak, and JIMMY patterson books for taking a chance on a gothic story about a determined girl who takes on Jack the Ripper.

See you all in Chicago this May!

Links to the 2016 BEA Buzz Panel Announcement:

Publisher’s Weekly – BEA Unveils Books for 2016 Buzz Panels

Shelf-Awareness – BEA Editors’Buzz Panels: The Titles

BEA – BookExpo America (BEA) Announces BEA Editors’ Buzz Program Spotlighting Industry’s Next Breakout Stars

 

 

Official release date + Teaser

Hello, lovely friends. The last few months have been a complete whirlwind of activity, and I’m sorry for being so neglectful. When my agent said to prepare for the accelerated timeline, she wasn’t kidding. BUT! I wouldn’t have it any other way. So far we’ve gone through edits and copyedits are coming at the end of the week, and cover art concepts just arrived, and interior page design flailing occurred, and the wonderful publicity team has a bunch of insanely cool events planned for the coming months, and…we have an official release date!

This is all A LOT considering OF BLOOD AND SHADOW only sold this past October. It speaks volumes to the team working behind my book that so much has happened already. Words fail with describing how grateful I am to have them on my side.

Originally, we had an estimate of pubbing OF BLOOD AND SHADOW in October 2016, but with all the hard work from my editor and everyone at jimmy patterson and Little, Brown, we are hitting bookshelves on….

September 20, 2016!

*flails*

I still can’t believe this is real, but with ARCs coming soon and everything that’s quickly following, my excitement is through the interwebs roof. Since I can’t share the striking new title or jacket copy yet, I wanted to give you a sneak peek at my first ever Teaser Tuesday. Hope you enjoy this snippet and stay tuned…lots more announcements, giveaways, and teasers will be coming your way shortly.

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