Friday, 13 October 2017

#OctoberFrights: The 13: Tales of Illusory


Welcome to Day Four of the October Frights Blog Hop on this wonderful Friday the 13th!


Today, not only do I have October Frights, but the blog has joined the The 13: Tales of Illusory Blog Tour!


As part of that tour I'm spotlighting both book and author, so check out The 13: Tales of Illusory by Stephanie Ayers...




The 13: Tales of Illusory by Stephanie Ayers






Can you survive all 13?

13 enchanted horrors. 13 spine-chilling tales. Down, down in the depths they fell, bodies in the dark of a liquid hell. Can you survive all 13?


You can find The 13: Tales of Illusory at: 







Here's a teaser from one of the book's stories, On the Ninth Day

Four sets of eyes stared at Cassidy through her curtains. They hovered there, in the shade of the tall trees that surrounded her domain. Ever since she found the severed head of Mimir, the last of Odin’s magical artifacts, and unlocked Odin’s 18th song, they’d been there—two ravens and two wolves. The severed head’s prediction of death scared her enough, but now the animals visited her dreams as well and kept her awake at night...


About the Author



A published author with a knack for twisted tales, Stephanie Ayers is the Executive Creative Director of OWS Ink, LLC, a community for writers and readers alike. She loves a good thriller, fairies, things that go bump in the night, and sappy stories. When she is not writing, she can be found in Creative Cloud designing book covers and promotional graphics for authors.

Stephanie Ayers is a published speculative fiction author, full-time world-building ninja, and graphic designer from central Virginia crafting her own story and resisting adulthood at all costs. She mothers her children, two cats, and a pitbull; neglects housework as often as possible; loves her husband; and avoids all things zombies.

Stephanie has been a regular contributor and leader for Bloggy Moms and Just Be Enough and currently writes content for Our Write Side.

Bannerwing Books published her debut novella, Til Death Do Us Part, in 2013, and her work appears in several anthologies and collections, most notably The 13: Tales of Illusory, a collection of her short and scary stories. Her poetry has been published in Ambrosia, in magazines and literary journals.

Her favorite quote is: "The blank page is a canvas on which the writer paints a story."-Stephanie Ayers

You can find her on:



A Few of Her Favorite Things:


Favorite Books: The Stand, Divergent, Through the Looking Glass, The Forgotten Garden, and Inkheart.

Favorite Songs: Anyway by Martina McBride, Chasing Cars by Soul Patrol, Dream On by Aerosmith, Nothing Else Matters by Metallica, Shape of You by Ed Sheeran and Maroon 5

Favorite Movies: Hope Floats, Divine Secrets of the Yaya Sisterhood, The Messengers, The Wizard of Oz, Mary Poppins

Favorite Foods: pizza, pasta, ice cream, chips, second breakfasts

Favorite TV Shows: Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, Law & Order SVU, The Voice, This Is Us



Here are a list of the stops for The 13: Tales of Illusory tour:





And now for our October Fright book Giveaway.




For more of the October Frights Blog Hop check out these sites.




2 comments:

SAM said...

Thank you so much for the feature!

A. F. Stewart said...

You're welcome.

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