Kerri Maniscalco grew up in a semi-haunted house outside NYC where her fascination with gothic settings began. In her spare time she reads everything she can get her hands on, cooks all kinds of food with her family and friends, and drinks entirely too much tea while discussing life's finer points with her cats. She is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Stalking Jack the Ripper quartet.
A delicious and intoxicating new fantasy by a master of murder and mayhem, not to be devoured on an empty stomach! * Elizabeth Lim, author of Spin the Dawn * A really enjoyable read filled with action, magic, intrigue and surprise . . . and just a bit of lust too! * Booksnest * A fast-paced adventure steeped in a luscious and dark world. Kingdom of the Wicked envisions a gothic, magical Italy as you've never seen before, filled with creatures of the night trying to steal your heart-in more ways than one * Chloe Gong, author of These Violent Delights * Read the book! I thoroughly enjoyed every page. From the fascinating characters, to the magical story and the gorgeous writing. I don't see a reason to not read the book. Witches, Witch Hunters, Magic, Demons, Italian cooking. What more could you possibly want? * Geek Galaxy * An intoxicating, tightly plotted feast for the senses with a dramatic cliffhanger * Kirkus * Every little piece of the story is meticulously curated into this amazing story that will leave you guessing until the very end . . . I genuinely loved all parts of this story, and I cannot wait for the next one! * The Nerd Daily * Maniscalco's richly imagined new series draws on Italian history and myth to create a page-turning story of murder and vengeance set in a world in which witches face persecution and The Wicked stalk the Earth * The i * Kingdom of the Wicked is a dark enemies-to-reluctant-allies-to-lovers fantasy that provides everything one could want from a book about witches and demons * But Why Tho? * Filled from start to finish with demons, murder, magic and so much delicious food, Kingdom of the Wicked is a page-turner through and through * United by Pop * Lyrical writing and an immersive atmosphere accompany a well-built world rooted in 19th-century Palermo, especially evocative descriptions of food prepared in the family's restaurant, while intriguing plot twists round off the novel * Publishers Weekly * If dark and twisty reads filled with witches and demons are your things, you'll want to visit the Kingdom of the Wicked. You won't be disappointed! * The Bookish Libra *