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U.K. Edition of KINGDOM OF THE WICKED to be published by Hodder & Stoughton!!!

I am wildly excited to announce that the INCREDIBLE team at Hodder & Stoughton have acquired KINGDOM OF THE WICKED (!!!!), and they have some REALLY fun things planned for its U.K. launch. Molly, my editor, just sent along an image of the cover for the proofs and I am smitten BIG TIME. I can't… Continue reading U.K. Edition of KINGDOM OF THE WICKED to be published by Hodder & Stoughton!!!

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STALKING JACK THE RIPPER digital collection and new cover! on sale now!

I have some fun news that will *hopefully* brighten your day! My publisher has put together a digital boxed set of each of the four books in the STALKING JACK THE RIPPER series + the BECOMING THE DARK PRINCE Thomas novella! AND! It has its very own cover, which I absolutely LOVE.   It’s available… Continue reading STALKING JACK THE RIPPER digital collection and new cover! on sale now!

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KINGDOM OF THE WICKED B&N Exclusive edition cover reveal

Hello, friends! I teased about good news last week, and I can share it today! I am so excited to reveal the cover for the B&N Exclusive edition of KINGDOM OF THE WICKED! I absolutely l o v e the pale purple colors in this version and hope you do, too. The exclusive cover isn’t the… Continue reading KINGDOM OF THE WICKED B&N Exclusive edition cover reveal

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your KINGDOM OF THE WICKED preorder questions (mostly) answered!

hello, friends! first, i want to say OMG…you’re all so incredible for the early excitement over KINGDOM. THANK YOU!!! my publisher and i are *definitely* working on preorder prizes for Kingdom of the Wicked, and things have been very busy behind the scenes for the last few months. unfortunately, i can’t share what the prizes… Continue reading your KINGDOM OF THE WICKED preorder questions (mostly) answered!

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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!