Guest Blog from Erin Fanning. Blood Stitches.

My guest today is the very talented author Erin Fanning with her newest release         Blood Stitches. Welcome Erin.

Blood Stitches

By Erin Fanning
Available May 12, 2015 from Kensington Publishing/Lyrical Press

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Tagline:  Love and danger intertwine…


It’s called El Toque de la Luna—The Touch of the Moon. At least that’s how nineteen-year-old Gabby’s older sister, Esperanza, refers to the magical powers she inherited from their Mayan ancestors. Esperanza says women with El Toque weave magic into their knitting, creating tapestries capable of saving—or devastating—the world. Gabby thinks Esperanza is more like touched in the head—until a man dressed like a candy corn arrives at their Seattle home on Halloween. But “Mr. C” is far from sweet…

Soon, Gabby and her almost-more-than-friend, Frank, find themselves spirited away to a demon ball, complete with shape shifters—and on a mission to destroy Esperanza’s tapestries before they cause an apocalyptic disaster… And before it’s too late to confess their true feelings for each other.

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A short interview with Erin.

What do you do when you are not writing?

I spend a lot of time reading—something I’ve loved to do my entire life, ever since my mother started reading to me when I was little. After that, I can be found kayaking, hiking, biking, and skiing, depending on the season. And I also love to knit, which partially inspired my novella, Blood Stitches, about a family that can knit magic.

Is there any particular author or book that influenced you in any way either growing up or as an adult?

Frank L. Baum’s Wizard of Oz series introduced me to novels, as well as fantasies. I spent many, many happy hours in grade school devouring the series. I partially credit him for giving me a lifelong fascination with writing and reading.

Enough with the serious stuff… if you had a superpower, what would it be?

That’s easy—flying, without a doubt.

Where is one place you want to visit that you haven’t been before?

I would love to visit New Zealand. It’s the one destination that both my husband and I want to see.


About the Author:

Erin Fanning spends her summers on a northern Michigan lake, where her imagination explores the water and dense forest for undiscovered creatures. In the winter, she migrates to central Idaho, exchanging mountain bikes and kayaks for skis and snowshoes. She’s the author of a mountain biking guidebook, as well as numerous articles, essays, and short stories.

Find Erin online:
Twitter: @WriterErin

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7 thoughts on “Guest Blog from Erin Fanning. Blood Stitches.

  1. An intriguing blurb, making one want to know what happens next. Suggestive cover too. Best of luck with this latest release, Erin!
    The same as Flossie, I’d like to visit New Zeeland sometime. In another life, very likely.

  2. Love your title, and great blurb. How wonderful to have a novel based on a Mayan theme. We have some things in common, as I’d love to visit New Zealand as well. Best of luck with your book, and thanks for sharing.

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