Today is my husband David's birthday! This week's post is to celebrate David. I know I'm biased, but he's the very best and I truly can't imagine my life without him. He is kind, smart, talented, hilarious, strong, and definitely worth the wait. He met in our late thirties and got married in our forties, … Continue reading Happy Birthday David!
Have you tried the Magical Bookshop Mysteries yet? Get a taste of with this super short story below written in Violet Waverly voice just before the first novel, Crime and Poetry. This story was first shared on Dru's Book Musings April 5, 2016, and I'm sharing it here with her permission. Be sure to check … Continue reading Violet Waverly and Grandma Daisy’s Call
I've never made bread before and I'm trying to eat healthier this year. Aren't we all after 2020? In any case, I decided my first attempt at bread would be a vegan version of Irish soda bread in honor of St. Patrick's Day. I had my doubt as to how it would go, but it … Continue reading Irish Soda Bread #Recipe
After a year of set backs due to the pandemic, it's amazing that we are finally in the process of building our new house on our farm. My husband bought the property before we met and shared his vision with me for the farm not long after. You can read that story on a special … Continue reading Farm Update
LETHAL LICORICE ARC Giveaway ENTER HERE http://www.amandaflower.com/giveaways.html Book two in the Bestselling Amish Candy Shop Mystery Series! Too many sweets spoil the murder . . . Harvest, Ohio, is a long way from New York City, where Bailey King left a coveted job as a head chocolatier to take over Swissmen Sweets, her Amish grandparents’ … Continue reading Chance to Win an ARC of LETHAL LICORICE!
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!
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!
To celebrate the upcoming release of CRIME AND POETRY, the first novel in the Magical Bookshop Mysteries, on April 5, 2016, Amanda Flower will be giving away four $50 gift cards from Barnes and Noble or Amazon. Winners can choose either Barnes and Noble or Amazon. Winners will be chosen the four weeks leading up … Continue reading CRIME AND POETRY Countdown Giveaway!