In 2020, I was asked to be a part of an anthology of thriller stories. It was a bit of surprise because I'm a cozy author. I have never written a thriller before. However, it seemed like the perfect challenge for me to stretch my writing muscles. The stories and anthology are inspired by the … Continue reading Hotel California, an anthology Now Available
Well, something unexpected happened on the farm. We got another new cat just six weeks after adopting our one year old orange tabby Cheddar! Meet our new little one, Dr. Z! Dr. Z was born on he farm this spring and is about seven weeks old. He's all black but for a white spot on … Continue reading Meet #StudioCatDrZ!
Because life got crazy, I took a few months off of my Etsy Shop, Amanda Flower Designs, but I'm happy to share it's back. To celebrate, I am having a Christmas in July Special on Etsy. Buy any two items and receive a FREE signed book from my backlist. All backlist titles are published before … Continue reading Christmas in July #Etsy Sale on Amanda Flower Designs!
My blog posts have be farther apart the last two months. The only excuse I have is it has been a frantic season for me. I sprinted to finish Blueberry Blunder, Amish Candy Shop Mystery #8, that will release next year, and I am finding having a farm is a full time job in and … Continue reading Summer Days…
A love having a farm. The two things I love most about it is having so much space are the gardens and attracting wildlife. Over the last several years at the farm, we have seen so many different animals from foxes to raccoons to rabbits to skunks. They all live on our farm, but more … Continue reading Tips for Attracting #Birds to Your Yard
At our farm over the last week there has been a great deal of excitement! We adopted a new cat and he moved into my husband's recording studio on our farm. He's a friendly orange tabby who we named Cheddar! The vet guesses that he's one year old. He just showed up at the farm … Continue reading Meet #StudioCatCheddar!
I'm excited to share news about the upcoming release of BECAUSE I COULD NOT STOP FOR DEATH!Historical mystery is a new subgenre for me so as a thank you to my readers, I'm giving a thank gift to everyone who pre-orders the novel from any retailer in any format! Check out the details below! Happy … Continue reading Pre-order Emily Dickinson Mystery for #FreeGift!￼
I had a great time on book tour and traveling to the Malice Domestic Convention with my author friends Anna Lee Huber and Julie Anne Lindsey! We signed so many books and had tons of laughs. One of the highlights for me was doing a walking tour of the National Mall in Washington DC. On … Continue reading Amanda, Anna, and Julie’s Excellent Adventure Recap
Have a blessed Easter! He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed! FEATURED BOOK OF THE WEEK A sweet tooth for murder.... Bailey King's in New York wrapping up a six-week shoot on her first cable TV show, Bailey's Amish Sweets, when she gets a call from her Ohio town's resident busybody. With Easter around the … Continue reading Happy Easter!!
Easter time makes me think of sweet treats! As a kid I loved running downstairs Easter morning to see what the Easter Bunny brought me. I also like baking and making sweets with my mom. Here's a fun easy Easter recipe that great for kids and adults alike. Enjoy! Ingredients Container of pretzel sticks 1/4 … Continue reading #Easter Pretzel Bird Nest #Recipe