Consider this the official announcement of my next book: THE FELL OF DARK! The only thing August Pfeiffer hates more than algebra is living in a vampire town. Located at a nexus of mystical energy fields, Fulton Heights is practically an electromagnet for supernatural drama. And when a mysterious (and annoyingly hot) vampire boy arrives with a cryptic warning, Auggie… Read more →


In a neat twist of fate, the first two anthologies to ever feature short stories penned by yours truly will be released on the same day this year! I promise this was not planned. I’m really excited about both collections, and honored to be included in them, and both represent a change of pace for me in terms of genre!… Read more →


My book launch at the Book Cellar in Lincoln Square, here in Chicago, has been postponed! Temperatures here are pretty brutal right now, and the bookstore will actually be closed until Friday. So, if you will be in Chicago, please come join me at the Book Cellar on February 15th instead, at 7pm! My events page has also been updated,… Read more →

Death Prefers Blondes Tour!

I am so thrilled to announce that this spring, I’ll be going on a tour for Death Prefers Blondes that includes appearances at festivals in Chicago, Houston, and the Dallas area, as well as a few of my favorite independent bookstores in Minnesota, Missouri, and Texas! I’ve added this info to my events page with links to the venues/events, but… Read more →

Death Prefers Blondes BOOK TRAILER!

Here’s something I’ve been sitting on (and privately screaming about) for the past two weeks: Death Prefers Blondes has an official book trailer, and it is outrageously good! Produced by GifGrrl, it 100% captures the mood of the book. It’s fun, flashy, stylish, and filled with a growing sense of tension, and I could not be more excited to share it! Get ready to flip your wig…


Death Prefers Blondes preorder giveaway!

The day fast approaches when Death Prefers Blondes will be out in the world! (Don’t mind me, I’m fine, just breathing into this paper bag.) I’ve got some really great events coming up–and I’ll try to be better about updating this site, I PROMISE–including a hard launch at the Book Cellar in Chicago, followed by a signing/Q&A at Literati Bookstore… Read more →


As it turned out, a pissed off drag queen with a grappling hook was a force to be reckoned with.   Want to see how the rest goes? You’re in luck, because you can read the first three chapters of DEATH PREFERS BLONDES for free online, courtesy of Fierce Reads! It’s wigs, weapons, and banter, and definitely the most ambitious… Read more →


Paste Magazine called my debut thriller, LAST SEEN LEAVING, the best YA novel of 2016. Set in late October and early November, the events of the novel take place over Halloween—making it a perfectly appropriate read for a season dedicated to sweaters, skeletons, and spooky surprises. And lucky for you, the ebook is on sale across all platforms for just… Read more →