CAPTURING THE DEVIL preorder prizes are here!!! (plus FAQ about them!)

it’s been SO hard keeping both of these prizes a secret for so long, and i am so happy the wait is finally over!!! please read through this post carefully for answers to ALL of your burning preorder questions! xoxo


the US preorder prizes are:

  1. An alternate cover/dust jacket for CAPTURING THE DEVIL. this cover features a black background and glittering gold/champagne foiled dress. It matches the other books in the series with the dark background and I absolutely LOVE how shimmery Audrey Rose’s dress is in real life!
  2. A 6” x 9” double-sided postcard featuring original color artwork of a wedding scene with Audrey Rose Wadsworth and Thomas Cresswell by Gabriella Bujdosó! i loved working with Gabi on this and couldn’t be happier with how she NAILED the dress, the details in Thomas’s suit, and entire scene. one side features Cressworth in their wedding best, and the other features Thomas’s tattoo.

i hope you’re as excited as i am, i’ve been dreaming of alternate covers and more tie-in artwork for SO long and am so blissfully happy with the final prizes for this series!


While it’s not legal for my US publisher to ship out preorder prizes outside of the US, Premier Collectables is offering a LIMITED AMOUNT of signed books + both the alternate cover and artwork by Gabi.

This is only open while supplies last, so please tell anyone you know who lives outside the US and really wants the prizes.

Premier Collectables LINK.



Unfortunately, book boxes don’t count as preorder receipts….BUT…

Fae Crate purchased both the alternative covers/dust jackets AND the artwork by Gabi and are adding them to each of their “book-included” boxes!! if you are a US or INTERNATIONAL reader who ordered a book + box from them, you’ll have your prizes in your boxes!

They just posted another TINY restock of book + box options for their recovery kits, so if you’d like to snag one, please check out their site for details.


These preorder prizes are for preorders of CTD only. Gift sets–including the B&N special edition gift set–have a different release date and have a different prize. (The signed poster that I’ve teased on my Instagram!)

What counts as a preorder? Where can I preorder from?

Ebooks, hardcovers, or audiobooks from ANY physical or online retailer count as a preorder!

How do I submit my receipt?

take a screenshot or photo of it and please follow the instructions on the preorder website JIMMY Books has posted. CLICK HERE FOR THE WEBSITE

I’m having trouble with uploading my preorder receipt, help!

if you encounter a problem or have questions about uploading your pre-order receipt, please email your question and a copy of your proof of purchase to by 11:59 PM (ET) on 9/9/19.

If I purchased multiple copies, can I submit multiple preorder receipts to claim extra prizes?

The offer is limited to one preorder prize per person and per household.

Can I preorder a signed and personalized copy of CTD?

YES! please preorder from any of the stores I’m hitting on tour and send those receipts in to JIMMY using the website they have.

Here’s a post with links to each of my tour stops at the bottom.

OFFER ENDS on 9/9/19 at 11:59 PM Eastern.

Eligibility rules, regulations, and all other information can be found on JIMMY’s CAPTURING THE DEVIL website.


Quick Preorder links





Books A Million


Premier Collectables

Other retailers + ebooks can be found here









i am so, so, so ecstatic to share this news with you! i know international readers were excited when the custom character cards were unveiled (and then disappointed it was US only), but now you’ll be able to snag the very same cards AND get a signed copy!


  • international readers who pre-order through Premier Collectables will receive a signed hardcover copy of ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI along with the 8 custom tarot cards illustrated by Phantom Rin.
  • no preorder receipts need to be submitted since the preorder is going directly through Premier Collectables, and they’ll be shipping both the signed book and tarot cards out together.
  • the international offer ends on 9/17/18, the same date as the US preorder offer, so please don’t wait too long. once publication day hits, the tarot cards disappear forever! 
  • Order your signed hardcover and receive the cards by clicking HERE.
  • Standard international shipping costs will be applied at checkout. For any more questions, please check the listing on their site. 
  • I’ll be signing the copies in person and can’t wait to scribble in your books!

i want to say a HUGE thank you to Sabrina at JIMMY Books for going above and beyond to make this a possibility for international readers! this is such an awesome (and rare!) thing for a US publisher to do, and i couldn’t be more grateful to have such a dedicated and hard working team.

US Signed editions:

I will also be signing (and personalizing) editions that will be available for preorder through each bookstore i visit during my tour. those stops will be announced very, very shortly, so if you’re a US reader who’s been patiently waiting to preorder a signed copy, the wait is almost over!

the signed editions with the decorative borders will also be announced in the VERY near future. (my crystal ball tells me in the next day or two…along with the ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI tour announcement!) 

thank you all so very much for all of the love for this book. it truly means the world to me.



it’s been hard keeping this a secret, but i’m excited to announce the International pre-order contest i’ve been working on!

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•  3 Grand Prize winners will win a Moonlight Carnival inspired mask, plus a full set of eight custom character cards designed by Phantom Rin.

• 2 runners up will receive magnetic bookmarks of Thomas and Audrey Rose, plus a full set of eight custom character cards designed by Phantom Rin.

• Each of the 5 winners will also receive a signed ticket (bookmark) to the Moonlight Carnival


• 1 entry per person, per address (please no duplicate addresses under different names or accounts, it will be checked.)

• Any EFH receipt from any online retailer or physical bookstore counts. (Hardcovers, eBooks, or audio books.)

• Screenshot (or take a picture) of your EFH receipt and attach it to your email entry along with your full name and mailing address.

• You must be 18 or older or have permission from your parents to enter. No exceptions.

Promotion End Date: September 17, 2018 at 11:59 PM ET

SUBMIT YOUR SCREENSHOTS + Addresses to: escapingfromhoudini.intl{at}


This preorder giveaway is open internationally and anyone from anywhere may enter.

please note: this isn’t hosted by my US publisher, so US readers can enter both preorder giveaways.

Pre-order links:


Barnes & Noble


Book Depository

Book People

Books A Million

Hudson Booksellers


Kepler’s Books

Add ESCAPING FROM HOUDINI to your goodreads shelves here!