Merla Working Preview 02

Chapter 02 sneak preview of my current work-in-progress:
Merla – Prequel of the Demon Born Series (paranormal romance).
© Alyssia Leon 2018

One of the most darling crafts I’ve come across is amigurumi. It’s the Japanese art of knitting or crocheting small, stuffed dolls (‘ami’ in Japanese means ‘crocheted or knitted’ and ’nuigurumi’ means stuffed doll).

I’m a sucker for all things cute, so I’m always fawning over images of these tiny critters on the web. But alas, I’m all thumbs with a crotchet hook at the moment, and it’ll take a ton of practice before my trial dolls stop looking like squished tomatoes. But one day… one day I’ll surprise you all with my very own dolly creation.

In the meantime, all you awesome needle-peeps out there might like to check out this cutie:

Amigurumi doll

The pattern is a free download from (I’m not an affiliate).

And also enjoy the next chapter of ‘Merla’ while you’re crocheting 🙂

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He’s ready to kill her on sight, yet her heart craves him. How can their two worlds ever meet?

Hunted for being born female. Merla Fleetfoot is a werewolf on the run.

All the pack alphas covet her. And the most blood-thirsty of them all—the alpha of the Howler clan—will stop at nothing to have her, including killing her father and brothers. Desperate to keep her family safe, Merla is forced to hide with them in Fairfall forest. But the daemon lord of Fairfall, Renzo Barone, hasn’t taken too kindly to that. His magic is lethal, and if he catches her, he’ll destroy her.

He’s dangerous, but he still fills her dreams, and Merla’s innocent heart is hopelessly lost. Renzo will never want her though. She’s a werewolf, and hence, vermin to him.

Broken-hearted and with the Howlers closing in, Merla’s only choices are to sacrifice herself to the alpha or watch her family die—unless she can somehow convince Renzo she’s more than just a werewolf.

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