Thanks to Lily G. Blunt for hosting me on her blog today. She featured an excerpt from my story “Sweeter than Blood,” which is about a fledgling vampire and his unwise attraction to one of the customers who frequents his barbershop. Here’s a little teaser told from the vampire’s point of view when the customer, Andres, shows up for an appointment:
The smell grows stronger as I step toward Andres, a bouquet of rough minerals and sharp hormones, savory proteins and sweet sugars: the iron cool as earth, the testosterone musky and strong, and the nitrogenous amines like air after a lightning storm, crisp and pure. “I’m ready for you,” I say. It’s a lie.
Read the complete excerpt at Falling Hard | Lily G Blunt