New York Times Bestselling author

THE BOOKS

A Book and Its Cover

We all know that we’re not meant to “judge a book by its cover.” But we often do. We’re judgement machines, aren’t we? Encounter a person, a place, or pick up a book and we’re immediately forming opinions. In the book publishing world—back in the olden days—the common wisdom is that we have seven seconds…

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Sweet Sixteen – Cover Reveal for UNDER MY SKIN!

I’m over the moon to share the gorgeous, spectacular cover for my new novel UNDER MY SKIN (Oct 2, 2018.) This feels like an auspicious year, as it marks my “sweet sixteen” as a novelist. Sixteen books published over the past sixteen years! In addition to the stellar cover, it’s always such a thrill when…

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Hellbent

Lucky readers! HELLBENT by my bestie, New York Times bestselling author Gregg Hurwitz, is out today! Run, don’t walk to get your copy from your favorite bookseller. Gregg delivers an amazing thrill ride every single time he sits down and puts pen to paper. He’s one of the best! If you haven’t yet discovered his…

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IN THE BLOOD in Development as a TV Series!

IN THE BLOOD has been optioned by ITV Studios America and is being developed as a TV series adaptation by the stellar team of director Gary Fleder (Homefront, Runaway Jury, Kiss the Girls), writers Adam Targum (Banshee, The Dead Zone) and Chris Silber (NCIS: New Orleans), along with co-executive producer Mary Beth Basile (Life Unexpected)…

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Two Sentence Horror Story

I chase her over the crackling frozen lake and into the black winter forest, heart revving with effort, frigid air biting my skin. When I reach her, my hand closing over her pale dead wrist, the wind blowing her hair around her like dull fire, she slowly turns and the face I see is my…

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Creative Loafing – Award Nominations

I am honored to be nominated for two awards in the Creative Loafing Best of the Bay 2017 Awards – BEST BOOK and BEST FICTION WRITER. I love being a part of this thriving local arts community, so to be nominated with some of the area’s best writers (Craig Pittman, Tim Dorsey, Steph Post, etc.)…

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Goodreads Choice Awards Finalist

Woo hoo! INK AND BONE is a finalist in the Goodreads Choice Awards. Thanks so much to my readers — I’m so grateful to have come this far. Hope you’ll consider voting just ONE last time in this final round! From Goodreads: It’s all come down to this, the final battle for the best books…

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Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 Nominee!

Wow, I’m over the moon to share that INK AND BONE is a Goodreads Choice Awards 2016 Nominee for Best Horror Novel of the Year! Honestly, this is the award that means the most to me, because it’s all about readers and what they chose as their favorites for the year. So really, this award…

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Book Tour – A Note of Thanks!

I’m back home now after a fantastic book tour for INK AND BONE.  The last couple of months were a whirlwind. Wow!  Thanks to everyone — booksellers, librarians, media, author pals, reader friends, and family — who turned out for my events up and down the east coast. Some were huge, some were more intimate.…

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Beautiful Lies – 10th Anniversary!

This month marks the 10th anniversary of BEAUTIFUL LIES! To celebrate, I’m giving away 10 copies! ENTER NOW What if your family was a lie? What if your name was a lie? What if your whole life was just a pack of Beautiful Lies? If Ridley Jones had slept ten minutes later or had taken the subway…

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