Family tradition

April 2, 2013

Writer follows in her mom’s footsteps to publish her first novel, ‘Blood Money’

Once upon a time, Erika Mitchell’s husband promised her that if she ever got a novel published, he would take her to Seattle’s nicest restaurant: Canlis.

When her book “Blood Money” hit the shelves last month he kept his word. She ordered the lobster.

Erika Mitchell

Erika Mitchell

“Ever since I was a little girl,” Mitchell said, “I would go to Barnes & Noble or Borders, or other book stores, and find the bookshelf where my book would be if I wrote one.”

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