Lemon Drop Dead, the 6th novel in the Amish Candy Shop Mysteries release earlier this week! I'm so excited to have this book out in the world to answer some of those questions readers have been having about the Esh Family that owns the pretzel shop next to Swissmen Sweets. I hope you enjoy it! … Continue reading #NewBook Lemon Drop Dead Now Available!
It's the best time of the year! Garden season. Truly, there is nothing I love more than working in the garden. Planting, watering, weeding, and pruning. I love all of it. This year, I have hopes to expand my gardens at the farm and make them bigger and better every year going forward too. The … Continue reading Garden Planning
In 2017, I went to Scotland to research Flower and Foul Play. While I was there, I may have eaten my weight in Scottish shortbread cookies. It seemed to me there was a Walkers Shortbread shop in every city I visited and even in many of the villages. When I went back to my B&B … Continue reading Easy Scottish Shortbread Cookies #Recipe
Tomorrow is my birthday, and I'm not shy about saying it's one of my favorite days of the year. I think everyone should celebrate their birthday even if it's just with a deep breath of pride that they made it another year. And what a year forty has been for me. I never for a … Continue reading Birthday #Book #Giveaway
Happy 2021! We made it! Last year had it's tough moment for sure. However, there were bright spots too. The bright spots for me was getting married and beginning to build a house/music studio with my husband at our farm in Northeast Ohio. Both of these big events happened in October. My husband is a … Continue reading New Year, New Blog
To celebrate my February releases, MURDERS AND METAPHORS and CRIMINALLY COCOA, I am dropping the Kindle price on my debut novel, MAID OF MURDER, through the end of February to $0.99! My February books will be the first ones published since I left my job as a librarian to write full time. I'm sharing … Continue reading New Mysteries Grand Prize Giveaway!
Prose and Cons from the National Bestselling Magical Bookshop Mysteries is now $1.99 Available in paperback and ebook! Ebook edition is on sale for $1.99 for a limited time! Ends November 5, 2017. Amazon | Barnes and Noble | iBooks | Books-A-Million In Cascade Springs, New York, Violet Waverly and her grandma, Daisy, are the proprietors of Charming Books, where the power of … Continue reading Prose and Cons Ebook Sale
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
On Saturday, April 16th, the Twinsburg Public Library hosted An Amanda Flower / Emily Dickinson Tea Party to celebrate the release of my seventeenth book, Crime and Poetry. The novel is the first book in my Magical Bookshop Mystery Series. The tea celebrated both my new book and the work of Emily Dickinson because my … Continue reading Crime and Poetry Tea Party
In a tiny Christian elementary school in the middle of suburban Ohio, there was young girl who wanted to be an author. She had glasses and braces and was painfully shy, but she had a dream, a big dream. She told anyone and everyone that she was going to be an author some day and … Continue reading It’s my Author-Agent 5th Anniversary!