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Second drafts, behind-the-scenes, and how to know which facts to keep or cut

i turned this beauty in yesterday!! revisions are my favorite part of the process; they’re where i go in and fine-tune details, check historical accuracy, and decide what to keep or cut away in order to streamline the concept. (in this case, the murder mystery!) one question i’m often asked by aspiring writers at book… Continue reading Second drafts, behind-the-scenes, and how to know which facts to keep or cut

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Snag signed and personalized copies of CAPTURING THE DEVIL at Mysterious Galaxy!

hi friends! i'm thrilled to share that the AMAZING Mysterious Galaxy bookstore is working with me to sign and personalize your pre-orders of CAPTURING THE DEVIL!! they're also throwing a Pajama Pizza Party which I'll be joining via Skype on launch day (9/10/19), and i couldn't be more excited! More details can be found on… Continue reading Snag signed and personalized copies of CAPTURING THE DEVIL at Mysterious Galaxy!

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BECOMING THE DARK PRINCE release day and STALKING JACK THE RIPPER Amazon Prime Day deal!

i am so, so, SO excited that BECOMING THE DARK PRINCE, the Thomas Cresswell novella, is in the world today!!!! i've gotten tagged in so many comments and posts across social media, and i am thrilled beyond words that you're enjoying this look inside Thomas's head. i hope it helps to ease the wait until… Continue reading BECOMING THE DARK PRINCE release day and STALKING JACK THE RIPPER Amazon Prime Day deal!

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BookExpo, BookCon + Facebook Live with Epic Reads!

i am T H R I L L E D to share that in addition to my signings at BookExpo and BookCon, Epic Reads is also hosting Natasha Ngan and me on Saturday (June 1st!) for a Facebook Live event at BookCon!! you'll be able to submit questions and have us answer them LIVE on Facebook… Continue reading BookExpo, BookCon + Facebook Live with Epic Reads!

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CAPTURING THE DEVIL cover + full chapter reveal on EW!

The end is near. 9/10/19 • Entertainment Weekly revealed the cover *and* an entire chapter of CAPTURING THE DEVIL yesterday! please head over there to read the sample, i'm so, so excited for you to have a first look at the STALKING JACK THE RIPPER series conclusion! • spy any fun details??? 🐉 💍 •… Continue reading CAPTURING THE DEVIL cover + full chapter reveal on EW!

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CAPTURING THE DEVIL cover news!

Monday, 4/29/19, the wait is finally over.  But that's not all the fun news! An entire chapter will also be shared along with the cover. Are you ready?!?!? Any final color guesses??? CAPTURING THE DEVIL links: Amazon Barnes & Noble GoodReads IndieBound

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FAQ: Special editions, bonus content, and signed copies, oh my!

i’ve gotten a lot of wonderful questions about the different editions of ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI and where readers can snag signed copies, bonus content, and how international readers can also get the custom tarot cards, so this post is dedicated to all of those (INCREDIBLE!) questions!  B&N exclusive edition: as a reader, i absolutely ADORE… Continue reading FAQ: Special editions, bonus content, and signed copies, oh my!

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the US ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI preorder prize is finally here!

i’m so excited i’m just going to jump to the news! if you preorder a copy of ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI, my awesome US publisher, JIMMY Books, will send you a set of exclusive character cards, designed by phantom rin! *dances* there will be a total of EIGHT custom cards given to each person who submits… Continue reading the US ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI preorder prize is finally here!

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STALKING JACK THE RIPPER mass market paperback edition + Thomas Cresswell novella

STALKING JACK THE RIPPER is going to be available in mass market paperback editions! AND THEY'VE GOT FUN COVERS FOR THEM!  i'm so thrilled to share this story with the adult market and a whole new set of readers. now, no matter what your reading preference is, there'll be a version for you. SJTR is… Continue reading STALKING JACK THE RIPPER mass market paperback edition + Thomas Cresswell novella

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STALKING JACK THE RIPPER book 3 title reveal!

the wait is FINALLY over! i hope you had a great time playing along with me on social media as i teased clues to the mystery of WHO the title historical figure is for book three in the STALKING JACK THE RIPPER series. some of you put the clues together just like Cressworth and it… Continue reading STALKING JACK THE RIPPER book 3 title reveal!