The California Blood series got a major rebrand in the lead up to book #2 releasing. Though I absolutely LOVE the original covers and titles, I feel like the new covers and titles more accurately portray the dizzying wealth, the corrupted family dynasties, and the dark romance genre that Avery and Rome’s story sits in.
VICIOUS PRINCE (formerly titled “Verona Blood”) is released and FREE on ALL retailers for a very limited time!
VENGEFUL QUEEN (Formerly titled “Burn in Your Blood”) will release October 22nd.
and finally, VIOLENT REIGN (Formerly titled “In Cold Blood”) will finish off the series November 26th.
Here are those new titles again for you:
BOOK 1: VICIOUS PRINCE
BOOK 2: VENGEFUL QUEEN
BOOK 3: VIOLENT REIGN
WHY I DECIDED TO REBRAND THE SERIES
For those who are curious, a lot of elements go into planning the look and feel of a series. I originally planned this series back in 2016 - a lot has changed in book world since then!
And while I LOVE the covers and original titles, there were some issues I hadn’t anticipated - for example, readers mistakenly assuming that VERONA BLOOD was a paranormal / vampire book!
It happened so many times that I knew I had to do something drastic to change perception. As authors, we can sometimes get too emotionally attached to our covers and titles - our books are our pride and joy. But for this series, largely because the word BLOOD was in the titles, and/or because the covers were that gorgeous bright red wash, readers were getting confused.
Which told me a rebrand was in order! And I’ll be totally honest, I’m a cover whore, and any chance to design more covers with my beloved designers is a good thing. : )
Check out the gorgeous new covers below…