Coming in Fall 2017

Announcing The Murderer’s Maid

Bram Stoker Award finalist Erika Mailman brings the true story of the brutal murder of Lizzie Borden’s father and stepmother into new focus by adding a riveting contemporary narrative.

The Murderer’s Maid interweaves the stories of two women: one, the servant of infamous Lizzie Borden, and the other a modern-day barista fleeing from an attempt on her life.

Intelligent and detailed, The Murderer’s Maid is a gripping read from beginning to bloody conclusion.

Read more about The Murderer’s Maid here.

About Erika Mailman

Erika Mailman is the author of The Witch’s Trinity, a San Francisco Chronicle Notable Book and Bram Stoker Award finalist, and Woman of Ill Fame, a Pushcart Press Editor’s Book Award nominee. She’s a Yaddo fellow and lives in Northern California with her family.

Visit Erika Mailman’s website for Lizzie Borden research, a few of Erika’s favorite books, and her advice for aspiring novelists.

Read our blog posts about Erika Mailman and The Murderer’s Maid.



Blank Journals: MadeleinesCitron, and Cerises

These vibrantly illustrated journals with Demask covers are perfect for purse, backpack, or desktop. Well constructed, with lay flat binding and high quality cream paper making them ideal for jotting thoughts, to do lists, artwork and notes. An excellent gift or place to collect personal musings.

Hardcover, 96 pages
6 by 8 inches

Check out the covers for Citron and Cerises.

About Anne Bentley

Anne Bentley is a painter and illustrator living in the San Francisco Bay Area. She specializes in creating wall art, handmade cards, and textiles, and illustrates both adult trade and children’s books. She is a graduate of Ringling College of Art & Design and School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston. Inspired by mid century architecture, fashion, fabrics, pottery and plants, her work combines traditional painting with digital drawing.

Admire Anne Bentley’s work on her website and fabulous Instagram.

Early Praise for The Murderer’s Maid

“Fascinating, mesmerizing, and so darkly atmospheric that you keep looking over your shoulder as you read.”
—Diana Gabaldon, internationally bestselling author of the Outlander series

“A complex and riveting parallax view of domestic crimes, decades apart.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Erika Mailman writes a page turner of a thriller that will fascinate as well as terrify.”
—Margaret Lane, New York Journal of Books

The Murderer’s Maid is a fascinating and deeply chilling tale. Erika Mailman weaves a story that is by turns poignant, compelling, and murderously suspenseful.”
—Kathleen Kent, author of The Heretic’s Daughter