I finally get to share to gorgeous cover art for FANGS SO BRIGHT & DEADLY, book 2 of my Mythwoven series. This cover reveal is just in time for 25% off pre-orders at Barnes & Noble, so I thought it’d be fun to share my top 5 books to pre-order along with FANGS SO BRIGHT & DEADLY.

But first, the cover reveal!

A Kitsune, a Gumiho, a Witch, and a danger not even their combined magic can defy. 

Marie Xiao lives a double life, moonlighting as a freelance consultant in corporate Seattle even as she dedicates herself—and her powers as a witch—to chasing down objects of myth and magic before they can be used to harm humankind. She carefully guards the bridges between worlds and has never once been tempted to stray.

Until she catches the eye of a pair-bonded kitsune and gumiho and her whole world is thrown into chaos.

Japanese and Korean fox spirits Yamamoto Kuro and Joseph Choe have been hoping to cross paths with Marie since their first chance meeting at an artifact retrieval gone decidedly wrong. They may work for Marie’s enemy, but they don’t see any reason why they can’t mingle a little work and play…especially when a (literal) dead man waltzes into their impromptu reunion, raising intriguing questions about a deeper magic that may be afoot. Temporarily teaming up, the trio investigate the unusual unrest…but as loyalties begin to shift and lines blur, Kuro, Joe, and Marie may find themselves at the precipice of something none of them are prepared to face…or deny.

cover art for Fangs So Bright & Deadly features gold on gold colors with deep bronze and gold font. Two stylized fox spirits face each other with fangs bared.

Now, my 5 books to pre-order along with Fangs So Bright & Deadly

The Poison’s We Drink has been on my wishlist for a while now. The idea of a witcher brewing love potions as a side hustle to support her family? Of more poisonous potions used against those who abuse power? Blurred ethical lines everywhere?  Yes, please.

I’ve been a longtime reader and fan of Patricia Briggs, from way back when I first picked up The Hob’s Bargain from an indie bookstore. I fell in love with When Demons Walk and Steal the Dragon. My heart clenched when I thought about how Hurog means Dragon.

Her Mercy Thompson series has been another must-read for me, so the only surprise here is that I haven’t pre-ordered Winter Lost yet. I’m definitely going to this week.

Nalini Singh’s Psy-Changeling series and the follow up series have been another one-click for me every time a new book is up for pre-order.

I’ve loved the shifters of Nalini Singh’s Psy-Changeling universe since I first started reading romance, starting with my gateway introduction to the series: Stroke of Enticement. Zach and Annie’s story is an annual re-read for me at Christmas time.

I’m looking forward to reading Primal Mirror, the 8th book in the Psy-Changeling Trinity series.

Abigail Owen is a new-to-me author, but the title of this book alone snagged my attention and wouldn’t let me go. This modern mythic romantasy has elements similar to the world I’ve built for my Mythwoven series in that the setting is present-day while myth and magic are real.

The Games Gods Play has an urban fantasy edge to it and I’m here for the god of Hell picking a BAMF heroine as his champion.

I collect very few manga these days, but this series is special to me, both for the story and because I’m simultaneously collecting in English and Thai language. Reading manga was the way I learned to read Thai as a teen and it’s still something I enjoy now.

A Stepmother’s Märchen Vol. 4 is up for pre-order and I’m really looking forward to owning it in print. I’ll need to wait a few months before I can get hold of its Thai language counterpart the next time I’m in Thailand.

I’d love to know if any of these titles are of interest, or if you’ve got other titles planned for pre-order this week. Let me know in the comments!