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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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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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50% off post-holiday sale! (STALKING JACK THE RIPPER gift sets + CAPTURING THE DEVIL hardcovers)

happy, happy New Year! i am really looking forward to 2020 and all of the incredible things that will be unveiled this year! to start the fun off early, i wanted to share that STALKING JACK THE RIPPER series (hardcover) boxed sets (that come with a signed poster) are currently 50% off at B&N and… Continue reading 50% off post-holiday sale! (STALKING JACK THE RIPPER gift sets + CAPTURING THE DEVIL hardcovers)

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Signed copies of the entire STALKING JACK THE RIPPER series are available now!

last night i had my very first Talk Shop Live virtual book launch/Q&A and it was a blast! thank you so, so much for your amazing questions and for your excitement and for joining me on this incredible journey. if you missed the event live, no worries! you can still access the Q&A for 30… Continue reading Signed copies of the entire STALKING JACK THE RIPPER series are available now!

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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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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: An alternate cover/dust jacket for CAPTURING THE DEVIL. this cover features… Continue reading CAPTURING THE DEVIL preorder prizes are here!!! (plus FAQ about them!)