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Kingdom of the Wicked book trailer

By earth, blood, and bone I invite thee to watch the KINGDOM OF THE WICKED book trailer! 🌿 I am SO blown away by the magic Josh and the jimmy patterson books team created during a global pandemic. (Josh directed remotely and adhered to social distancing guidelines for the actors + crew.) 🌿 I think… Continue reading Kingdom of the Wicked book trailer

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Kingdom of the Wicked sinfully exquisite book trailer

By earth, blood, and bone I invite thee to enter the early access for the smolderingly wicked book trailer Josh (and the JIMMY team) created for KINGDOM OF THE WICKED!!! If you look closely at the graphic, you may spy a certain Prince of Hell emerging from the shadows… (it makes me SO excited to… Continue reading Kingdom of the Wicked sinfully exquisite book trailer

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Kingdom of the Wicked’s first trade review is in!

“An intoxicating, tightly plotted feast for the senses.”—Kirkus The very first trade review for KINGDOM OF THE WICKED is here and I’m THRILLED to share a snippet with you today! For those who've asked about advanced reading copies please read on below:  eARCs are up on Edelweiss if you’d like to request a copy, and… Continue reading Kingdom of the Wicked’s first trade review is in!

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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