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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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And the US Pre-order prizes for KINGDOM OF THE WICKED are…

Secrets are always so hard to keep, and this has been especially difficult since we’ve been working on these for MONTHS and months! Without further ado, here are the US preorder prizes! 1 Kingdom of the Wicked enamel pin 1 signed bookplate (designed by me!) 1 pair of oracle cards created by the immensely talented Monolime art!… Continue reading And the US Pre-order prizes for KINGDOM OF THE WICKED are…

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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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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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KINGDOM OF THE WICKED cover reveal + exclusive look at the first chapter!

THE COVER IS HERE!!! "Witches and demons roam 19th-century Italy in Kingdom of the Wicked, an enthralling new series from Kerri Maniscalco. The YA saga marks the bestselling author’s first foray into the fantasy genre, as she’s known for her historical Stalking Jack the Ripper series. But Maniscalco’s talent for weaving haunting mysteries and smoldering… Continue reading KINGDOM OF THE WICKED cover reveal + exclusive look at the first chapter!

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KINGDOM OF THE WICKED playlist

the countdown to the cover reveal is on (just five days left!!!), so i thought it would be fun share something KINGDOM related to hold you over. before i started writing novels, i wrote music reviews online. singer-songwriters, blues, live bands, big bands, oldies, punk; i adore it all. which means i am SO excited… Continue reading KINGDOM OF THE WICKED playlist

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SURPRISE! KINGDOM OF THE WICKED release date + more!

i LOVE a good surprise and hope you do too because…..SURPRISE!!!! The #1 New York Times bestselling author Kerri Maniscalco introduces her next blockbuster series, a dark, intoxicating tale of a beautiful young witch, a troubled demon, and their epic romance, set against a lush 19th century Italian backdrop. Emilia and her twin sister Vittoria… Continue reading SURPRISE! KINGDOM OF THE WICKED release date + more!

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The secret is out! KINGDOM OF THE WICKED, the first book in my new series, is hitting shelves next fall!

I’ve been keeping this secret all year, and now that the publisher's marketplace announcement has finally arrived, I’m SO NERVOUS. But also (almost) beyond comprehension-level excited and hope you are, too! KINGDOM OF THE WICKED, the first book in my new series, is a YA historical fantasy  that’s really a murder mystery at heart. I… Continue reading The secret is out! KINGDOM OF THE WICKED, the first book in my new series, is hitting shelves next fall!