Back in January, I received a phone call from the Washington D.C. area while I was driving. I remember exactly where I was when the call came in. I was on State Route 91 in Summit County, Ohio, driving by my favorite park where I hike as often as I can. It was oddly warm … Continue reading Andi Unstoppable Wins the Agatha
Would you like a signed bookmark from Agatha Award nominated & USA Today bestselling author Amanda Flower (i.e. ME) like the one pictured below? It's easy! Just click on the photograph of the form and fill it out. Then, I will mail you a signed bookmark. Have a wonderful holiday season! ❤ Amanda Sign … Continue reading Free Signed Bookmarks
To celebrate the fifth anniversary of this great day, I have decided to donate all of my royalties for the two novels in the India Hayes Mystery Series, Maid of Murder and Murder in a Basket, which I earn June 1, 2015-September 1, 2015 to charity. There is no better way to celebrate my 5th anniversary of being a published author.
I’m heading to the Malice Domestic Convention, and I cannot wait to get there to see old and new friends and to meet readers. I love my readers! I’m still pinching myself that Andi Under Pressure was nominated for an Agatha Award for Best Children’s/YA mystery. It’s my third nomination and second for the children’s/YA … Continue reading Malice Domestic Bound! Appearance Schedule!
I'm packing for the Malice Domestic Convention, and I cannot wait to get there to see old and new friends and to meet readers. I love my readers! I'm still pinching myself that Andi Unexpected was nominated for an Agatha Award for Best Children's/YA mystery. It's my second nomination and first for the children's/YA category. … Continue reading Malice Domestic Bound
I'm so thrilled and delighted to share that my middle grade mystery, Andi Unexpected, has been nominated for an Agatha Award for Best Children's/YA Novel. The Agathas are awards that honor the best in traditional mystery. It's a great honor! My very first novel, Maid of Murder, was nominated for Best First Novel in 2010. … Continue reading Andi Unexpected Nominated for the Agatha Award
Today is release day for my second India Hayes mystery, Murder in a Basket! Now available at Amazon.com, Five Star, Barnes and Noble & Books-A-Million If you can’t find the mystery at your favorite bookstore, please ask the shopkeeper to order it. Remember, you can always suggest Murder in a Basket to your local library … Continue reading Happy Murder in a Basket Release Day!
Way too early Thursday morning, I leave for the Malice Domestic Convention. I’m sure I will have butterflies fluttering in my stomach the whole trip as the Agatha banquet will be on the forefront of my mind. Since I will be driving a couple of people to the convention with me, I thought I had … Continue reading Malice or Bust
Spring comes late to NE Ohio. This time last year there were daffodils and flowering trees blooming in my yard but not this year. Although I see the beginning on daffodils in my garden, the only blooming flowers I have are crocuses and a few brave hyacinths. Just like the flowers, I have been hidden … Continue reading Spring Signings
Exciting news! I’m so thrilled to announce Maid of Murder is a 2010 Agatha Award Nominee for Best First Novel. I’m so grateful to everyone who nominated the book. This nomination is beyond anything I ever hoped for as an author. It is a wonderful honor, and I’ve been grinning ear-to-ear since I heard the … Continue reading Maid of Murder is an Agatha Award Nominee for Best First Novel