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Newsletter sign-ups are here!

holy bucketfuls of AWESOMENESS. i received an overwhelmingggggggggggg amount of enthusiasm when i asked if you would be interested in a newsletter, and i'm so pleased to announce that you can now sign up for one! if there's something you'd love to know about writing, or publishing (or anything in general!), please feel free to… Continue reading Newsletter sign-ups are here!

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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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STALKING JACK THE RIPPER hardcover boxed sets + signed posters hit shelves TODAY!

today's the day! if you've been patiently waiting for the STALKING JACK THE RIPPER series hardcover gift sets, the wait is over! two quick reminders about the gift sets: ALL gift sets, no matter where you purchase them, include a signed, double-sided poster. the front is of the main characters, and the back is a… Continue reading STALKING JACK THE RIPPER hardcover boxed sets + signed posters hit shelves TODAY!

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STALKING JACK THE RIPPER boxed sets are hitting shelves in one week! preview bonus material here + FAQ

one week from today the STALKING JACK THE RIPPER series hardcover boxed sets hit shelves! i’ve gotten a bunch of questions about them and decided to answer them here for you. ALL boxed sets, regardless of where you buy them, come with a signed double-sided poster that was designed exclusively for the boxed sets. (sneak preview… Continue reading STALKING JACK THE RIPPER boxed sets are hitting shelves in one week! preview bonus material here + FAQ

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Spooktacular news! there’s a STALKING JACK THE RIPPER ebook sale TODAY!

i have some fun news for you! STALKING JACK THE RIPPER ebooks are on sale TODAY ONLY! it's US/CA for this sale and if you or someone you know has been wanting to get into the series now that it's complete, this is the perfect time to snag the first book! please do spread the… Continue reading Spooktacular news! there’s a STALKING JACK THE RIPPER ebook sale TODAY!

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HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA paperbacks + bonus Thomas content are 50% off for Barnes & Noble’s book haul!

happy news time! HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA paperbacks (with the fun Thomas + Daciana bonus content) are 50% off for Barnes & Noble's #bookhaul! which is ABSOLUTELY amazing since ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI paperbacks hit shelves next Tues! (those--by HUGELY popular demand!--have annotated tarot cards in the back.) AND THEN CAPTURING THE DEVIL IS 2 weeks after that!!! *dies*… Continue reading HUNTING PRINCE DRACULA paperbacks + bonus Thomas content are 50% off for Barnes & Noble’s book haul!

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CAPTURING THE DEVIL worldwide VIRTUAL SIGNING AND LIVE Q&A on September 3rd

Hi friends! I am SO beyond words excited about my very first virtual signing! Please join me at 7pm Eastern/4pm Pacific on September 3rd-- I'll be live and want to chat with all of you! Set reminders and come with ALL of your burning, spoiler-free questions about any book in the series, writing questions, or anything… Continue reading CAPTURING THE DEVIL worldwide VIRTUAL SIGNING AND LIVE Q&A on September 3rd

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the CAPTURING THE DEVIL official book trailer is here!

Come one, come all to the Chicago World’s Fair... if you dare.  Thank you to Josh at JIMMY Patterson Books for making this super fun and dark book trailer for CAPTURING THE DEVIL! ONE MONTH Y’ALL!!!! #CTDTrailer    Friendly reminder that there is now ~less than~ one month left to snag your CTD prizes. Please… Continue reading the CAPTURING THE DEVIL official book trailer is here!

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Four more days… #CTDTrailer

not to be a giant tease or anything, but something wicked this way comes... ~claim your pre-order prizes here~

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