There's still time to take part in the PROSE AND CONS GIVEBACK. Watch the video about the Landing HERE! Buy A Mystery and Help Feed A Community! I will donate $1 for every copy of PROSE AND CONS sold by December 20th 2016 to a local food pantry, The Landing, in Akron, Ohio. The Learned … Continue reading Prose and Cons Giveback Video
Amanda Flower’s Spring Book Signing Schedule NEO Sisters in Crime Death March Cuyahoga County Public Library Cleveland, OH March 12, 9:30am-5pm Sisters in Crime Hollywood Conference Hollywood, CA April 1-3 CRIME AND POETRY LAUNCH PARTY An Amanda Flower/Emily Dickinson Tea Party Twinsburg, Public Library Twinsburg, OH April 16, 2pm Ohioana Book Festival (Amanda is the … Continue reading Meet Amanda Flower/Isabella Alan this Spring!
Finally, it’s here! The book you’ve been waiting for! After months of ups and downs, A Plain Malice, the fourth and final novel in the Appleseed Creek Mystery Series is set to release. It’s been quite a journey to see this book in print, and I would have given up if it hadn’t been for … Continue reading Buy A Plain Malice And Give Back To Those In Need
Last week my prequel e-novella to the Amish Quilt Shop Series, which I write as Isabella Alan released! It's know available on all ebook formats for $2.99! Order now at Kindle, Nook, Kobo, iBooks Here's the first chapter, to introduce you to my Amish town of Rolling Brook. Enjoy! Plainly Murder An Amish Quilt … Continue reading Sneak Peak of PLAINLY MURDER! (Chapter One)
I’m giving away a signed advanced reader’s copy of MURDER, PLAIN AND SIMPLE, the first mystery in the Amish Quilt Shop Mystery Series that I write as Isabella Alan, on Goodreads. Contest runs from June 28, 2013- August 23, 2013. Click on the link below to enter! Goodreads MURDER, PLAIN AND SIMPLE Giveaway About Murder, … Continue reading Murder, Plain and Simple- Goodreads GIVEAWAY
Finally, I can share the adorable covers for MURDER, PLAIN AND SIMPLE (book one in my Amish Quilt Shop Mystery Series) and PLAINLY MURDER (the prequel e-novella to the series). I write this series under the pen name Isabella Alan. Here's a teaser to the novella cover. That's Oliver there. He's my protagonist's, Angie Braddock's, … Continue reading Murder, Plain and Simple Cover Reveal and Giveaway!
People ask me all the time how I sustain two full time jobs: one as a writer and one as a librarian. Usually, I say, “I have no idea.” However with further thought, I realized I have a set of guidelines I *try* to follow to keep me from going around the bend. Here they … Continue reading Author with a Day Job Survival Guide: tips to maintain sanity
I have one niece and one nephew, and I’mconvinced they are perfect. You cannot tell me otherwise. I have a terrible Sweet Tooth. My favorite color is pink. 95% of the time I am cold. Ground Hog Day is my favorite minor holiday. I won my first writing contest when I was in third grade. … Continue reading 33 Things About Me on my 33rd Birthday- in no particular order
Thank you to everyone who entered the Three Book Giveaway for the Seymour Agency Blog Hop Last Week! And the winners are: Maid of Murder -- Nancee Murder in a Basket-- Joeym11 A Plain Death-- Shirley Blanchard Winners please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org to claim your prizes. You have one week to claim your books. … Continue reading Winners from the Seymour Agency Blog Hop
After signing me, Nicole Resciniti gave me a hug good-bye, and I stumbled through the mall in a confused haze. What just happened? By the time, I reached my car I was skipping and proceeded to call my mom and my closest friends. I think every conversation started with, “Holy cow! I got an agent!! … Continue reading Seymour Agency “THE CALL” Blog Hop- After the Call