Art by Luisa Preissler
The front page has been updated with the appropriate art and excerpt. Luisa has captured the new Julie perfectly, and we are delighted with the cover.
We have completed the first draft of BLOOD HEIR and sent it to our editor, so the book should come out on schedule, on January 12, 2021. The final manuscript came in at 90,000 words, not counting the extras, and will likely end up around 95,000 words post editing, so about the size of MAGIC BURNS.
We are now shifting gears to RUBY FEVER, Catalina #3 (Hidden Legacy #6.)
Ooooh, yes! That girl will!
Looking forward to Julie’s story soo much!
Take care of yourselves, House Andrews!
Fantastic cover! Went to order it, it told me I already had. Yay for past me.
Wes d says
Me too. ????????
Same! Yay for past-me.
Love the cover too.
Right!?! As soon as she said new book, I preordered. Then every time something pops up about it, I double check and it’s still preordered! ????????????????
Same here! Love the cover!
William B says
I think I’ve gotten the same message from Amazon a half dozen times.
Ditto! We BDH may be absent-minded but we are certainly enthusiastic!
Hurrah! Yay for me, too!
Donna A says
Snap. Apparently I pre-ordered back on 17th July, clever old me 😉
what you said!
I LOVE IT! ????????
It’s beautiful. Thank you for sharing and I’m excited for the finished book in January. ????
Miss Bliss says
I love how her face is half in shadow. To me it’s sort of a riff on how Aurelia/Julie is shrouded in secrets.
Absolutely perfect cover!
IT LOOKS AMAZING! I CAN’T WAIT
Thank you! Can’t wait to read it!
Sakinah Thobani says
Oh my, so stunning. She’s Julie, but also part of Kate’s family. Wow! Congrats on completing the first draft!
Can’t wait for January! Thanks for the update!!!!
Beautiful cover. Congratulations. I already pre-ordered, now it is the waiting 🙂
SQUEEEE!!!!! Thank you for giving me\us something to look forward to in a few months!
Woo! I’m so looking forward to this.
(And abashedly kind of glad that the chapters were taking down, because I got behind and never managed to get the time to catch up, and now I can just get it all at once.)
All of this is fantastic and wonderful. Thank you and your team for everything
WOW! That is a gorgeous cover! I am so looking forward to the complete book!!! Thank you for sharing!
Absolutely Perfect!!!! Thank you
That looks great!!!
Coolest U.S. cover yet! Bravo to the artist.
OMG! I love it, Luisa is so talented!!! ????
Aly P says
Amazing cover! Thank you for sharing.
April White says
Beautiful cover. ????
I look forward to reading this and Ruby Fever. May we hope that Arabella then gets a turn? 🙂
Gorgeous and so badass ????.
Congratulations on finishing Blood Heir an good luck for Ruby Fever! I hope you’re all well
Wow!!! The art is incredibly beautiful and powerful!
That is awesome on having Blood Heir turned in … wow to that too! Looking forward to reading!
Gorgeous cover and cannot wait!
I love the picture of Julie with Stabby McStabby! It is perfect. Really looking forward to the release.
Nancy Cardenas says
Such beautiful beautiful work !
Sarah K says
This cover is so beautiful!!
Kat M. says
I love this cover so much.
She’s gorgeous, Stabby the Spear is fantastic, and it’s everything I could want.
Jéssica Freitas says
I looove love love the work bg Luisa, and I am so glad she took the care to make Julie look like her version of Kate!!!
Love the cover!!! And, no rest for the authors….onto the next book! I hope you can take time for yourselves and aren’t overwhelmed with the workload. I really appreciate all the wonderfully written books you have published and the material you share on the blog. Thank you.
Thanks for the post! Was a bit worried because of the radio silence since 25th 🙂 Hope you and family are well.
Love the art!!!!
Carysa Locke says
I love that cover! Absolutely fantastic.
Love the cover. Will love the book.
Carolyn W. says
The cover is beautiful! Happy for the book!
I LOVE IT! This looks amazing! Congratulations on finishing the book!
Jenn D says
Congrats on completing the rough draft! I love the cover! Always appreciate and look forward to any work you put out. Thank you!
Holy crap! This is dropping the week after my birthday. What a gift!
BTW, love the cover.
Lea Ann says
the cover is beautiful. So looking forward to reading it when it comes out. Take care of yourselves during this furious writing schedule.
I love listening to your books so I just have to know, will there be an audiobook? Do you have a narrator in mind?
Richard Cartwright says
Inquiring minds want to know. 🙂 Any chance it will be Renee Raudman?
Since I have all the other books on audio I would like this one that way as well. Any ideas when or if it will be released on audio?
Faith V says
Looks fantastic! Looking forward to getting this one to add to the collection.
May you & yours be happy & well!
Very exciting! I have a question. I usually pre order from amazon. Last time I didn’t get access to the cool aunt until later. Would you rather I wait to see where you recommend to buy or does it do you good if I pre order? thanks
That was a one shot deal. A small bribe to help out independent bookstores. Order when and where you want to for this one.
Love the cover!!! Pre-order done 🙂 counting down to book release is on ???????? thank you for this book!!
Akeru Joyden says
Wwwoooooowwwww! Fast…. so fast… cover…. great cover…
Now I hate to the epitome of ever rabid fan but…. gimme gimme… oh the wait is too long… sobbbbsssssss
Woah. This is spectacular! I normally love your covers, but this might be my favorite one yet!
I don’t have the ability to put together a full sentence that makes sense so I’ll just write the words that came to mind when I saw it: “awesome,” ” badass,” “sweet-looking spear,” and “want to read now.”
Chantay Hadley says
Squeeeeee! Happy dance ????????????????????????????????❤️
Woohoo! Shift Gears! Go get em! (I feel better now that I got that out)
Take some time for self care, enjoy a glass of wine or a milk shake, take a bubble bath. Ensure you are both taking breaks and enjoying a bit of life. Hit that beach house again!
Oh My!!!! Fantastic!!! I’ve already got my order in, and life is good, I have joy in my heart!!!! Thank you wonderful authors!! Happy day!!
Jerri Strickland says
I cannot wait!!! Julie and Derek ❤️
This is such a beautiful cover. I can’t wait for January.
This is a question for the BDH: Who would your dream narrator be on the audio version?
O my she’s perfect????
Really good book cover. You are right; she did a great job. Glad everything is coming together. Thank you.
Yay! Starting out 2021 in a good way.
+1 times a gajillion!!!
Rock the heck on, Luisa!!! I love it!
Congratulations on turning in the first draft and on a truly stunning cover. Good luck switching gears to Ruby Fever. And, I hope you can take some time to enjoy life along the way.
Wow! You guys are on a roll!!! So beautiful and makes me even more excited to read it!
That cover is perfect!
ANNE TIERNEY says
YAAAYYYYY! So much joy!!!!!
So many great news!
Thank you ❤
Great cover, and very happy to hear news! Thank you!
I am so happy! What a great cover!! I can’t wait!! Whoot!!
Loooooove it !
Beautiful! That will be a great way to start the year.
Shannon from Florida says
Love it! Can’t wait for the release.
Thank you!! Quick question, will this be a digital release only or can I also look forward to adding a paperback to my shelves with the rest of my KD series? Thanks again for writing this one for us! I’m so grateful!
I’m seconding this question! 🙂
Kelly Lodgen says
WOOHOO!! I cannot wait! Something to look forward to in these crazy times!
Loved her KD art and I absolutely loveee this cover.
Amazing! I cannot wait, it’s going to be absolutely amazing. Thank you for writing so fast for us. Thank you thank you thank you.
Awesome cover ???? ???? Love it ????
Congratulations on completing the first draft. I have the release date marked in my calendar ????
Super excited and looking forward! Pre-ordered.
In case our AuthorLords read this, I wanted to mention how much I love the Erra character and still shake my head at your incredible creativity to have invented her. Also, Kate’s grandmother giving her Serrat. This might be my favorite scene in all the books.
Mary Cruickshank-Peed says
Woohoo! Great cover. I cant wait to sit down and get the whole story. Thank you for sharing your talent with us, you are far and away our favorite author.
How?! Unbelievable how fast you guys write!
New cover is gorgeous!
Kathleen Connor says
What a great cover!!! Can’t wait for the book
Caroline P says
wow, one of my favorite covers. Can want to read it.
Sooo pretty!! I love it
Alisa Hylton says
Woot! Great news all around.
Thank you so much for writing a Julie book, I’m really looking forwards to it. This cover looks awesome!
LOVE the cover!! So excited for January! 2021 can’t come soon enough! Hopefully, now that the manuscript is sent out, you will have a little time to breathe! Thank you again for creating such wonderful works 🙂 This announcement made my day!! Gonna stare at this cover for the next week <3
Diane Wilson says
Sooooo looking forward to Blood Heir and Ruby Fever!
Now to make the time pass…. I doubt that I could knit any better than Grandma Frida.
It’s beautiful! So looking forward to it!
Melissa Quattlebaum says
YES, a thousand times YES!!! Preordering now 🙂
Thank You for Everything!
I’m re-reading Kate’s Series, Yay!
Be Well Be Safe
One more reason I can’t wait for 2020 to be over. Bring 2021 on!!!
Yeah, can’t wait!!!
Maria R. says
Heck and dang, beautiful cover. Most exciting for the both of you and us, the readers.
Amanda P says
The cover is perfect. I’m all pre-ordered. I hope we get an audible too, I just listened to the entire Kate series in anticipation and finished already, now I think I’ll do a re-read ebook style.
Congrats on the draft!
Wow, did not expect a drawn cover. Not quite sure what I was expecting, though 🙂 The author did a great job. Julie kind of reminds me of Lauren German.
Looking forward to January!
The cover is gorgeous. Perfect for Julie. Thank you for all you do for us fans. Come on January!!!
Yay!! Thank you so much! You both rock!
Love the cover!!!
Billie Dee says
What a great excuse to be looking forward to January!
So much happiness!!
Shiloh Walker says
This is so beautiful ❤️
Thank you so much House Andrews.
God bless you????
That looks amazing! I can’t believe you already finished. And already onto Ruby Fever! You are creative genius machines
that’s a huge amount of writing done super quickly. you’re awesome
the cover is beyond beautiful. such a talented artist
Yes. Thank you.
Oh, it looks amazing. I really love the badge around her neck. 🙂
Great job, Luisa!
Lora Tyler says
So gorgeous! Thank you!
Luisa did an amazing job with the cover art (as usual).
I have to admit, I did a little happy dance when I read how long the book will be. I am thrilled.
Sending good vibes for Ruby Fever ❤
Loving that cover
Thank you! Will there be an audio book?
The cover is lovely! Julie’s face looks a lot like Kate’s in one of the later covers and the blond hair is like Curran— so she really does look like their daughter now.
I’m so excited for this book! In the meanwhile, I’m doing (another) reread of Hidden Legacy. I’m in the middle of Sapphire Flames right now—SO good, even on fourth or fifth reading I love it just as much.
I have to limit myself on how often I reread my favorites because I don’t want to ruin them for myself —- and while not everything on my favorites list is by Ilona Andrews, everything written by Ilona Andrews is definitely on my favorites list. 🙂
Eeeeeeee! This is perfect! Exactly how I pictured a grown up Julie with a touch of family resemblance to my favorite Kate covers. Absolutely stunning cover.
Yes, yes, yes, yes!!!! This cover is amazing and I look forward to reading the book.
Ruby fever is also on the top of my list. 🙂
This is beautiful. Congratulations on finished draft ????????????
I love it.
It seems I already preordered on August 24th ????.. Amazon says ????♀️
Love the cover – fantastic intensity in the eyes and expression.
Looking forward to Catalina and, maybe Leon, eventually.
Wow! Luisa did such an amazing job of capturing Kate’s features and merging them into Julie. I love that you can look at her and see the resemblance! The color and shadow on this are brilliant. I am so very excited for this book, thank you for writing it.
Tiffany Crystal says
Tiffany Crystal says
Oh wait, I had already preordered it, lmao.
I did the same thing.
???????? I would pre-order again if I hadn’t already this cover is so beautiful!
Awesome sauce!!! Cover rocks!!! Jules looks BadAss!!!! Damn girl!!
Wow. Absolutely fantastic cover. Love it and can’t wait.
D*mn. It feels like you whipped that one out quick. I hope that doesn’t mean that we, the BDH, are energy-sucking destroyers of productivity.
That cover is gorgeous.
Can’t wait to read. I tried to preorder as soon as I saw your post… I had already preordered back in July! ????
Thank you for your wonderful books!
Wow! I love it! ????????????????????
The cover is beautiful!
I love the details, like the drawings on the spear and her green eyes (I put my head 10 cm away from the screen to see them).
Thanks, looking forward January!
Ordered! Really looking forward to this book ❤????
What a fantastic cover! It really captures Julie, everything from her change in demeanor to her determination. Luisa did such a beautiful job! Now that I look at her portfolio, all of my favorite IA covers have been Luisa’s work.
Congratulations on the first draft of Blood Heir being done! That’s so exciting and is a lot of work!
Good luck on the transition into Ruby Fever, and may the two of you have time to rest and breathe in-between. Thank you for sharing your gift of story telling, it has honestly been such a highlight to the last year. Books or blog posts. Wishing you all the best.
Kathryn Albert says
Huh. That looks a lot like GOM GOM GOM… which sounds a lot like OM NOM NOM… which is what the BDH wants to do to this book!
Stephanie Burgis says
This is so gorgeous, and I CANNOT WAIT to read it!
Yeehaw and jipiayjeah????????????????????????????????????????????????
I love it!
You guys seem to be incredibly busy! Good luck, keep your heads-up, and remember to take time for yourself!
Holy smokes that was fast! Hooray for us readers
OMG! This is amazing!
Lisa B says
I love it!!
Congratulations! This means a lot to us. We really appreciate all your hard work, and I’m so excited for a Julie book.
I’m looking forward to this!!! Thank you so much for sharing. Any chance it will come out in print as well?
Judy Schultheis says
I do wish Derek was included; but since the background seems to be the burning VA, it wouldn’t make sense.
Oooohhh I’m SO looking forward to this. Can we just fast forward through the rest of 2020? Let’s be honest, it’s been pretty rubbish for the whole world…
Thanks so much for brightening up challenging times, with your chapter posts and blog- I’m sure I’m not the only one to appreciate all you do.
(In fact I know I’m not, as my sister is responsible for my addiction to your books/blog etc! She introduced me to KD world and Innkeeper … it all went from there!)
Looking forward to the fabulous Julie and others…and Catalina…ooohh
Gorgeous cover!! Julie is so badass. I am so excited to read Blood Heir! Hope you all are doing well ????. Thank you for continuing Julie’s story. ❤️
Gorgeous cover! You guys are on a roll!! Thanks!
Can’t wait! I LOVE the Kate Daniels World????????
Woot! Woot! Cannot wait for Julie! Love the cover ???? You make me want to buy physical copies on top of the Kindle copies but I live so far! ????
Beverly Shepherd says
Tiger Lily says
Beautiful cover for a great book!
Hope you can take a break before shifting gears (and listen to all the delighted exclamations in reaction to this post).
Thank you for writing Julies book.
Really Great Cover
what i meant to say, was best UF cover i have ever seen!
yussss love itttt hope there’s a ‘horse’ dribbling blood on the back 😀 😀
I just squealed so loud my cat jumped. That cover is STUNNING. Gonna head over and preorder now. Obsessed. She’s stunning, and to find out the first draft her book is done??? This day rocks.
Love the cover art. Eagerly awaiting the final product. Pre order is in.. count down begins.
Thank you for sharing the beginnings of it.
Love the cover – kudos to Luisa…and to you for bringing such interesting (and addictive) stories to life! Thanks for the updates!
Love the cover! Any ideas on a narrator for the audiobook yet?
What a beautifully fierce cover ????
Olga Connolly says
LOVE it! Thank you so much – your books make my world brighter!
Awesome cover, can’t wait!
Lisa M says
Woohoo! You guys are on fire. I miss the random blog updates but I know that good books are coming, so I console myself with that.
I have Luisa’s site bookmarked and will one day splurge on some prints.
Speaking of random…George has an Aunt Maud (Declan’s sister) and advertently (because George is such a spymaster) helps Dina’s sister Maud. This popped into my head after another re-read of the Edge books.
Fab cover, pre-ordered the book as soon as it was listed on Amazon, I am so looking forward to it!!!
So excited!!! You guys are amazing!!! Can’t wait to read it.
Linda Shoare says
So excited. Thank you so much.
Lynn Thompson says
Thank you, Ilona Andrews. I had started to get concerned about the lack of posts as the last posts I remembered were about the fantastic beach house vacation Gordon arranged. There was something after that but Mother had a dementia crisis and we were tied up dealing with her new normal. Sigh.
Great cover! Great news. Congratulations. Something positive to look forward to in January. Thank you both.
I love the cover!!!! She definitely looks like Kate and Curran’s child. I am so excited for this book to come out. Thank you House Andrews.
Gorgeous. Can’t wait to read it. Thank you for bringing this world to life again and sharing Julie’s new reality.
I love the cover. ❤️❤️❤️❤️
So good! Love the cover, love all your stories, love you so much, House Andrews. Can’t wait for January ????
I want to thank you both so much! not only I really enjoy all the stories, but i also learn new vocabulary (sometimes I struggle with english languaje 🙂 ) and history, and food, everything!
Hugs from Patagonia Argentina
Can’t wait until January, the cover is awesome. I just finished all the KD books and novellas this past weekend. Glad to have a new book in this world so soon. I have to admit that I was also looking forward to another book about Hugh D’Ambry. He is so bad he cracks me up. 🙂
Can’t wait until January, the cover is awesome. I just finished all the KD books and novellas this past weekend. Glad to have a new book in this world so soon. I have to admit that I was also looking forward to another book about Hugh D’Ambry. He is so bad he cracks me up. 🙂
Amy in Austin says
This is such a great cover! I’m looking forward to getting my hands on the physical book in a few months.
That’s a really lovely cover
Patricia Schlorke says
Oooooo, the cover reveal! Not much longer for the book. Until then there are other books to read. ????????
Please take time during the holidays for rest and relaxation.
Kristen Beaudette says
Love it! Thank you for all the hard work you are doing so we have new books to read next year. 🙂
Love the cover! Thanks for the update and happy writing!
The best gift after the first day of the bar exam! I hope I hope y’all feel like your efforts have been rewarded and that y’all remain well (all things considered).
Good luck on your exam
Thank you for your well wishes! 🙂
Thud! Nailed it! Her BadAssness! ???? and I love the transformation from the Julie on Magic Stars cover to this one. *happy sigh*
The cover is gorgeous and Julie looks just as I imagined her 😉
Hugs and best wishes to you and your beloved!
Wow! Was that a faster drafting process than your usual? Or is time just going wonky on me? (like everything else this year) I can’t remember when you started posting chapters. Anyhow, I am sooooooo looking forward to this book! Thank you and best wishes to you both!
Mad Hamish says
Looks great, now only another 1000 years of 2020 until I get it
Judy Schultheis says
Mad Hamish, I take it that you will be with the rest of us staying up past midnight on New Year’s Eve, not to see 2021 in but to make sure 2020 leaves?
Wowww, this is my favorite cover of all the books yet. Definitely have Luis do all your future self published works’ covers.
Richard Cartwright says
Glad you have a chance to breathe and get focused on the next hidden legacy.
Cannot wait!!! Thank you for all of the hard work!
Megan Reid says
Can’t wait to read this one. Love this series I had a question I have got my mom hooked on y’alls books she is obsessed with Kate and Curran. I was hoping to get my mom a signed copy of Magic Bites, but I’m not sure where to go? I know yall did a signing in Houston in August, but with covid 19 we couldn’t go she is a high risk. Thank you for your books I have re read them so much I can quote them.
Woohoo! Gorgeous cover! I’ve already got my pre-order. Thank you for sharing ????
That cover is absolutely stunning. Gorgeous.
Justine Schultes says
Omg so excited for this book eeeeeeek will 2020 just be over already ahhh!!!!! Thank you for writing this you are amazing
Love the cover! Already ordered it previously. Now it’s just a matter of waiting patiently and re-reading all your other books.
Is there a picture of young Julie anywhere? For a before and after comparison?
Maria OToole says
Cover of Magic Stars
So excited! Thanks much for the great books, and I cannot wait to read the rest of Julie’s story! Such a great character!
Dotty Brooker says
This is so awesome! Thanks for your words! They make me happy in time where that’s not always easy!!!!
Barbara Swanson says
YAY!! the longer the better, your quality is consistent. I am sooo happy for this. I live where the wildfires absolutely decimated my communities. 2000 homes destroyed in 2 communities with only 8 thousand residents, total. It looks like a war zone. I only lost storage units, I am so lucky. Coming here, reading your books and snippets, keeps me from going into a depression.
Maria OToole says
Yay! She looks appropriately Nadal!
Maria OToole says
Whaat? Damn autocorrect!
I tried to pre-order it agin, whoops! I’m looking forward to the story in January.
Ellen D says
You are, as always, amazing.
Beginning count down to January.
Thanks for the updates.
What a great reward to a long day! This cover is beautiful! So exited for this novel and it comes out in my birthday month!!! I’m so Happy!!
Lisa B. says
Pre ordered my copy the day your blog gave a release date. AND this time I remembered to use a charge card that didn’t expire before the release. ???? Took me a week to get my pre order of Emerald Flames because of that little oops.
Love the cover.
Exciting news. I saved an empty book in Calibre just so I can see the cover. And just finished a re-read of the Hidden Legacy series so I’m chomping at the bit for Ruby Fever.
Terrific cover. Thank you for sharing. Go Julie!
Mary Beth says
Let my Hubby know it was coming out in January and he squeed. LOL
Looking forward to it!
Dianna Kilgore says
Beautiful! Can’t wait.
Congratulations, Julie looks just as I imagined! Looking forward to all new writings and stay Covid safe.
Krista Hulsman says
That cover is awesome and full of intensity. I love it!
Thank you for writing books I love
Love the cover and can not wait for this book!
So excited for Julie’s story. Something to look forward for next year.
Yaaaaaaaaay. Luisa is so talented!! I have 2 of her pictures (one with Kate and one with Curran) on my living room walls.
She looks badass! I love that she looks strong and capable.
Beautiful cover. Beautiful Julie. Wonderful authors. Thank you.
Question: will it come out in Audio?
(Please tell me it will)
Beautiful cover btw
Wow! It’s amazing! So beautiful!!!
Bill G says
Lovely. Both the cover and the news.
so excited for this! love all your writing thank you for your hard work ❤️
Gaëlle from France says
Absolutely perfect !!!
Lee Greer says
Amazing ! Thank you so much for all your hard work ! You guys are the best ! Yip, I saw the badge, tower, but is that a wedding ring on her left hand ? Inquiring minds want to know. Hoping this book comes out in hardback. I’m a old guy & as such prefer to hold a book. What can I say. But I will read this story in any form, because you guys are my favorite. Please stay safe and healthy.
Judy Schultheis says
The ring is on her middle finger. I had to look twice, but it’s most definitely NOT a wedding ring.
Gina Ilas says
Is it possible to have Blood Heir release in Audio on Jan 12 21 ?
It’s beautiful, thank you so much for the update!!!!
Wow!! Lovely cover!!
Want an actual book to hold after a long while….. Tried getting a print copy of Emerald Blaze, but somehow got an ebook….????????
So am gonna wait till they open the print copy sales and then buy Ryder….er…Blood Heir….
I CAN’T WAIT TO READ IT 😀
You guys do amazing word!!
Already pre-ordered earlier…now to hunker down and wait for January.
Thank you both for the treats to look forward to!!!
You’re alive! Yay! I’ve been worried, and kept telling myself “they’re working very hard, schedules have been messed around with, everything is ok,” but I was still worried.
Cover look great, too.
Lizz D. says
OMG. That’s SO perfect! I’m SUPER excited! 😀
ooh, so pretty and stabby is on the front cover. Hurrah!
Any Chance of an Audio Book with Blood Heir?I am so happy for the Book release, But I also love the audiobooks, they keep me out of trouble, I can do chores and other things, instead of just sitting and reading.
Julie is breathtaking! Would buy the book just for the cover, lol – but I already bought it:)
So excited for this! Does House Andrews foresee Blood Heir being the first of a series, or is it intended as a single stand-alone book?
If you go to the front page and click on excerpt it says: Blood Heir
BOOK 1 OF RYDER SERIES
KATE DANIELS WORLD.
So happy for a series!!!
I’m hoping it is a series! Fingers crossed ????????
Love the cover – Julie is beautiful! Can’t wait!!!
Love the cover. It’s a great representation of Julie, and because of that it’s also an all-too-rare cover conveying physical and mental strength in a woman without sexualizing her. Julie’s not here for your viewing pleasure, she’s here to protect her family, no matter the cost.
Aman Sidhu says
I love it! I love the excerpt. I love the story. I am so excited! You guys are the best. I’ve already pre-ordered my kobo copy.
Cindy M. says
Yay! (I think that sums it up).
Sarah P says
Great cover! Its impressive that you have finished a first draft already, nice work. Looking forward to both books that will be out next year.
Great cover! And can’t wait for Ryder and Ruby Fever next year (and just for 2020 to be over)!
Janeen Alum-MacDonald says
Thank you ????
I love the cover! January has never been a favorite month but now it can’t come soon enough 🙂
It looks fantastic! Thank you for sharing. I pre-ordered it the first time you sent the link out and I can’t wait to read it. It comes out the day before my birthday so thank you in advance for such a lovely present! ????
Patricia Neuhoff-Malorzo says
You guys are amazing. I truly appreciate all the work you put in to your characters and the worlds that you build. Your books and all the books I read have really helped me cope with not only the general situation we all find ourselves in but some personal stuff that just hit like a ton of bricks in the past two weeks.
For all that you both do. THANK YOU
N S Subhani says
Thank you so very much! I enjoyed all the sample chapters you have gifted to us, the readers, and am excitedly awaiting to delivery of your book. The two of you write the best books!
Eeeeeeeek! That’s an amazing cover. So glad I’ve already pre-ordered this! ????
That is a great cover image. Julie is appropriately scary, complete with her named weapon of choice. (I still love the threat to name it Stabby McSharpyson – sorry I can’t remember the exact name anymore and can’t look it up anymore.)
Being able to choose your own cover image must be a relief. It certainly produces better pix!
Still preordered, (but will also order a hardcopy at some point, when I know if you are doing autographs and where I should try for one…)
Good to know everyone is okay at Casa Andrews.
I guess I got spoiled – ie, used to blog posts every few days. Somehow, it got me worried when I didn’t see even a tiny post for a week or so in these unsettled times.
I know y’all have other things going on – Writing books and finishing them is hard work and important. So is taking care of your family and yourselves. I even figured that you were probably posting elsewhere and didn’t want to take the time for a blog post. (Social media is not my thing, alas.)
What can I say? I worry about things. It’s been my job for many years and I do it well and often. Now I can switch to worrying about something else.
Amazing cover. Looking forward to reading the book. Thanks for sharing.
Johanna J says
Like the others, I’m forward to it! 🙂
Megan Cohen says
Absolutely gorgeous cover!! Can’t wait.
the cover has a lovely old-school comic book/graphic novel matte cover quality to it. wonderful!
Susan D McKinney says
Will it be available in print format? I buy a copy for the library.
Brittany K Green says
It’s perfection! I can not wait to read it!
Hello, can you clarify- is this book only available in an ebook format? is there a hardcopy version planned? must have missed that detail.
It’s so dreamy ???? Love it!
K D says
I LOVE the cover. I couldn’t have imagined Julie any better.
Ooh! Love it! Congrats on getting the manuscript out!
Congratulations! The cover is awesome! I think it captures the new Julie as well.
Tim McCanna says
I feel like I’m one of the characters from the Muppets just running back and forth screaming with joy at this news. Of curse, I’d be running back and forth screaming with more decorum as fits my age and girth.
Jackie H says
The cover looks fantastic!
OMG IT IS AWESOME.
That is all.
How you find a cover that perfectly matches the book and write the book at the same time simply boggles the mind. I do not judge a book by the cover, of course. I judge a book by reading it after I have decided that the author is worth my time to read. But this cover is an absolutely perfect rendition of what Julie should look like, with weapons and badge to match.
I’m sure you have done it again. I hope you break the internet with downloads.
Yeah!!! Thank you
Thank you. Miss the weekly pieces but I certainly understand. I am grateful for those chapters. They got me through the most uncertain and panic filled part of the pandemic. It was thoughtful and lovely. Looking forward.
Steve Lucas says
Thank you so much for all your hard work to satisfy our neverending appetite for your amazing books. I can hardly wait.
Much love and happy well wishes for you and yours
Love the cover so much!!!
You are so good to us, lol. Everything you touch turns to gold. Every story is one I am dying to read. Wonderful. Please keep doing what you are doing.
I only saw an option for kindle on Amazon, did I miss something or will this be available only in digital format?
this is exciting! Thanks for the perk to my day. 🙂 going to pre order in 3…2…1
Nancy Sumpter says
Have you guys considered adding King of Fire to Blood Heir as a bonus story? It wood be awesome, if you could, the whole story in one book!! By the way the cover is super awesome!!
Nancy Sumpter says
Sorry auto correct should say would
I am so excited for this. I’ve been rooting for the Derek, Julie match. I also love seeing how the post shift KD world has evolved and the kids and characters have changed with it.
I’ve had this on preorder for months already.
Alexis Richard says
Holy moly roni!!!! This is going to be AMAZING!!!! I’m so excited to read it and I’m glad y’all went this way with Julie’s story. I absolutely cannot wait!!!!!
Awesome! Can hardly wait…pre-purchased a month ago (or seems like it). Love, love, your books and your website. Best one out there because you are really invested in your readers and their love of your books. So many other websites hire what I call “Web-assistants” to monitor, reply etc. After awhile you just know that the Author named on those sites is no where near it or worse hasn’t looked at it in weeks. So, I guess what I’m trying to say is Thank You for being as invested in us as we are in you and your books.
This is so lovely!
So so so so so beautiful !! I’m so happy, can’t wait to read it entirely ????????
Hope you get some time to breathe in between the books ????????
Yes it is
Lenore Kester says
Went to pre-order and it’s already done!
I love that cover so much I’m going to have to get a paper copy too. That illustration of Julie/Ryder is just like I pictured her.
Love to the artist.
The cover is fantastic. I love how the new Julie looks.
Luisa did a great job!
ALL THE SQUEE FOR JULIE!!!
*dance some more*
Now the wait.
*back to the boogie*
Can’t get me down.
*shimmy shimmy shake bounce*
JUUULLLIIIEEEEE and DERRRIICCCKKK!!!!!!!
Leah Simone says
Gorgeous cover. So, so excited for this!!!!
Thank you thank you thank you
Love it! She looks just like my daughter… Without cape and spear of course. ????????
I think the real question is: why doesn’t your daughter have a cape and spear?
Thankfully it’s not required as a college student with most classes online.
So that’s Son of Stabby she’s holding there?
Charles Corp says
Great looking cover!
Alicia Young says
Amazing!! I am so looking forward to it and am so happy you turned it into a book, even though it means we didn’t get to follow along with you as you wrote it.
Tania Smith says
Can’t wait for January. Thank you, 2021 already looks brighter.
Even by the excellent standards y’all set with your covers, this may be my favorite one yet! So excited!
Storm Rise says
Oooooo- this cover looks amazing!
Kudos to Luisa Preissler for the beautiful work, and I can’t wait to sink into the story. Thanks so much guys; you brightened a grey day.
Perfect!! One of the best covers yet.
I honestly feel like I have more to live for right now. Blood Heir and a new Catalina book … swoons. Thank you, thank you, thank you.
Alisen Motonaga says
I AM DED
So exciting! The cover is wonderful. And congratulations on completing the first draft! Totes pumped to read how Julie’s story turns out in January. 🙂 Was doing a reread of MAGIC BREAKS and came to the part where Nick shoots Desandra and a little later they fight when Kate and co. are running form Hugh – completely forgot about it! Hope we get to learn how they ended up together between then and the events of BLOOD HEIR.
DeeAnn M Fuchs says
That is some very exciting news!! Can’t wait to read it and the cover is fantastic. So happy that we get more with Julie and Derek.
Just wondered when it will be available on Audible? Can’t wait ????
Oh wow, I love the cover art!
Congratulations! For something that you started for fun for us, it’s turned into another Hotly anticipated House Andrews book.
Am I wrong but wasn’t Sweep of the Blade started in a similar way?
Doesn’t matter. I love everything HA writes.
LOVE the art! I got sucked into Fantasy/Sci-fi books by the cover art when I was a wee lass. This would have got me too.
And just like so many others, I was like, “Wait! Did I order the book? Lemme see, lemme see….Oh, heh. I already did! Phew!”
C’mon January! Can’t wait to read the book!
You guys are the BEST!
Fantastic cover! Kudos to the artist????
Love the cover art, can’t wait for the book, which of course I’ve preordered.
Well done Luisa Preissler!
Debra L. says
Before I pre-order, I was wondering if you guys were going to do any kind of signed copy/bookstore deals? Last time I didn’t pre-order Emerald Blaze for a signed copy from one of the retailers because I’d already pre-ordered and didn’t want to cancel.
If you don’t know yet, also fine. Just curious if there were any talks/plans for something like that again before I buy it immediately (lol).
Amanda in Austin says
This is so exciting. Luisa did an AMAZING job – you can absolutely see where there is an echo of Kate’s bloodline in her features now and it’s stunning and so subtle and brilliant. I hope we’ll be able to buy this in the future like we did some of the other beautiful art produced for your novels! Congratulations on a wrap on the first draft!!!
Book art never matches what’s in my mind which certainly says more about my mind than any art. This is a very powerful image and makes for cover art that I think draws the reader in. Having wisps of a memory of a story that almost might have been read, I keep studying the image and seeing different little details. 🙂 Very neat and a nice thrill, thanks for sharing! Oh and the release date makes for a nice near birthday present too. Glad to hear you got the first draft and the door and I’m looking forward to the finished product. Thanks so much for all House Andrews does to help everyone keep it together.
I’m so excited! The cover looks amazing, and I have no doubts that the book will be absolutely amazing!!
Patty Tabor says
I pre ordered it on Amazon. Any chance we will get an audio book?
Best cover yet
Tonya Demkiw says
It looks soooooo good!
Melissa B says
Ok let’s play a little game:
Simons says-Ilona and a Gordon stand up from your chairs. And face each other.
Simmons says raise your right arm to the sky.
Simmons says bend your right elbow so that your right hand lays on top of your right upper back/shoulder
Now pat your back three times and congratulate yourselves for a wonderful job well done????
Since it’s still a game…I have to ask did either of you do the last command? Or are you still patiently waiting for “Simmons says pat your back three times”….????
From the cover, Julie ‘s eyes are both green?
Laura in Chico says
I got excited, I went to pre order it on Amazon… Then realized I had already done so.
I’m really hoping this becomes a series! I’m loving the development of Julie’s character. I’m hoping we get a deeper look into her struggles of the past as well
Well that looks fricken awesome! Looking forward to January!!
Oh yay! Thank you.
It looks awesome and I can’t wait to get it – and yes I’d already pre-ordered it too. 😀
Can’t wait for January. A new year full of new books.
kelly Mormino says
Yay! Really looking forward to this book!
I am available if you need beta readers.
This is so extremly pretty, I love the aesthetics of Luisas Art so much and it captures the Julie in my mind so well… I love it and I am looking forward to January already! 🙂
Margaret R says
I pictured the new Julie looking like Grace Kelly and I think the artist captured some of that. Very nice.
Yaasss, Loves, YAASSSS!
artwork is gorgeous and House Andrews is amazing! Looking forward to it!
Her EYES!! Gorgeous cover!
Love it. Thank you!
Elaine C Adamson says
Absolutely LOVE what I’ve read so far.
Enjoy your books, especially the humor you put in.
Love the artwork. Really looking forward to Julie’s book. Will it ever come out in hard copy/paperback?
I am super excited for this one. Personally I don’t know why people don’t like Julie. I really enjoyed what you’ve already posted.
Wow! Congrats on completing. I did think it would not be available when you announced the change.
Love the cover.
Marie S says
Oh my! The cover surpassed my expectations. Fabulous!
Can’t wait for the publication date although I don’t want to wish my life away either. ????
This cover! YES!!!!! It’s the perfect treat to help me get through dreary 4.PM zoom meetings.
David Pursell says
Please stop using “adoptive” all the time, it is rude and demeaning. Julie is Kate’s and Curran’s daughter. Kate and Curran are Julie’s mother and father, and Julie is their child. Not adoptive child, adoptive mother or adoptive father. It really does make a difference.
While adoptive parents are parents, period, this is commercial fiction and not real life. We have to specify “adoptive” mother for story reasons, because Julie had a biological mother and clearly remembers her and contrasts the two. Curran frequently refers to Mahon and Martha as his parents and Kate calls Voron her father, so the blurb for BLOOD HEIR wasn’t a start of a crusade against adoption.
The tone of your comment crossed the line into combative and the moderator felt the need to flag it for review. I agree with her, however, I’ve fished it out and will let it stand for now, because your feelings are important.
I cannot for the life of me find the story about the metal rose. does someone know where I can find that?
Book 2, “Magic Burns.” It’s in Chapter 11 🙂
Michael Cain says
It looks fantastic! Can’t wait.
You AuthorLords rock!!! Love love love the cover, it’s everything I imagined the new Julie to look like.
Poor Derek, doesn’t stand a chance hehehe….
Thank you for shifting to Catalina’s story, yet again a wonderful book to look forward to from my favorite authors.
Blessings to House Andrews!
Why doesn’t the excerpt linked on FB show here? Or is my computer wackidoodle?
The cover is absolutely gorgeous. I cannot wait for the full novel. It is hard, but I will wait. I pre-ordered month’s ago.
Marsha warrington says
Will blood heir be available in print?
I just cant wait. Why it isn’t January yet? 😀 <3 🙂
This is so amazing! Love it all!!!
Terri F says
Can’t wait something great to look forward to for a change I always debate on if I can hold out for the audible book because my eyes aren’t so great with reading any more but I always end up with both anyway! Thank you both for a sparkle of light in these troubled times
Hope your daughter that had covid is fully recovered mine is considered an essential worker in a mask mandated state that doesn’t enforce it and four people at her store were positive last week it’s hard not to worry
Woohoo! You guys are Titans of the keyboards with all the writing you do. I am so thankful you share your gifts with us, and I can’t wait to read Blood Heir the day it comes out and then wait two weeks for my mom to remember to order a print copy, get it, read it, and be ready to discuss it. Honestly not telling her spoilers is so fun and yet, also frustrating. Lol. Truthfully I will just preorder a copy for her so we can read it around the same time. Have a wonderful weekend you guys!
Olga Calderoni says
Leslie Strittmatter says
Can’t wait! Love all your books and like that you whet our appetites with excerpts even if they are not the final product. Thank you!
I am late with my comment but OH MY GODS THIS IS AN AMAZING COVER!!! I need to double-check that I preordered the book… Can’t wait for the release! All love to House Andrews! <3
Rita Youseph says
Can’t wait for Blood Heir but do hope that it will be one of many. Will you be bringing in updates on what happens to Conlan and the rest of them? I am dying to know why the Lennarts are not on good terms with the Pack. Gosh, so much you could write.
It looks lovely! Is that Stabby McStabberson, son of Stabby? ????????????????
I actually wanted to comment on your previous post about the Ryder story and all the ‘constructive critique’ you received on that.
So first some authentic positive and upbeat reactions from me.
1. I love Julie
2. I love Derek
3. There were so many unresolved things between them, it’s lovely that we’ll have answers, and while we weren’t watching the plot thickened….
4. I always love your writing, whether it’s a snippet or a book or a series
5. I loved that Luther recognised her, both for the awesome conversation they had, and so someone in the city knows who she really is, a mental sanctuary if you will.
Anyways, I just wanted to point out that you’ll drive yourselves bonkers trying to pleasing everybody.
Also take into consideration that you guys have a massive online presence. While before, when readers liked books, they weren’t as quick to send a fan letter, which you would or would not get an answer to, you guys are right here, answering our questions and remarks (which we love btw), and in addition at any other time the comments from our fellow readers are also here, ready to be read and be commented upon, creating a snowball effect.
You guys make magic through your stories, they are like beautiful flying carpets. We can complain about a stitch or a thread somewhere, but without it, the carpet doesn’t function.
Thanks for letting me ramble.
All Hail the Author Lords!!!
Can. Not. Wait. Even more of a reason to look forward to the end of 2020!
❤Love this cover❤
Totally agree with what Victoria said yesterday.
I LOVE EVERYTHING you guys write xx ????
Wait, ebook only? *cries*
Will there be an audio version?
They said there will be!
I love this so much! I was just wondering, will Ryder be a trilogy?
Laura Martinez says
Looking forward to more Julie and Derek! Also, I hope to find out what happened with Erra and Semiramis, and how they trained her.
Sandy S. says
I am looking forward to this book. Is Derick in this book? I thought I got that he was into Julie while they were looking for the “stars”
Will it be released on Audible?