New Orleans. Vampires. The very elements that helped make Anne Rice’s famous Vampire Chronicles series into a publishing phenomenon has helped boost the profile of another self-published author — and helped her ink a deal with Amazon.
Arden first self-published the book chapter by chapter to Wattpad, she told Nola.com. Readers took note. The book’s popularity resulted in Anne Rice fans inviting her to their yearly convention, Undead Con, in 2014.
Amazon’s Skyscape will publish The Casquette Girls in the fall, with the sequel due out in 2016.
Below, the book trailer: