June 16th will mark my 11th anniversary of being a published author! My very first novel Maid of Murder came out on June 16, 2010. I'm not exaggerating to say it changed the course of my life. It finaled for the Agatha Award for Best First Novel, went into three printings its first year, and … Continue reading Maid of Murder on #KindleUnlimited
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