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Amanda Flower

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Amanda Flower, an Agatha-nominated mystery author, started her writing career in elementary school when she read a story she wrote to her sixth grade class and had the class in stitches with her description of being stuck on the top of a Ferris wheel. She knew at that moment she’d found her calling of making people laugh with her words. Her debut mystery, Maid of Murder, was an Agatha Award Nominee for Best First Novel. Amanda is an adult services librarian for a public library near Cleveland. She also writes mysteries as USA Today bestselling author Isabella Alan.

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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 day, like much of the winter had been, and the sun was shining. As soon as I saw where the call...

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message 6: by Stacy

Stacy Green Thanks for the friendship, Amanda!


message 5: by Leon

Leon Shure Thank you for adding me as a friend,

Leon


message 4: by Stacy

Stacy Juba Hi Amanda, Thank you for the friend invite. I'll look forward to hearing more about your books.


message 3: by Beth

Beth PS. Like Maria, I love your book cover!


message 2: by Beth (last edited Feb 19, 2010 11:42AM)

Beth Hi Amanda,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery author on Goodreads and for becoming a fan! I hope you'll put my books, A Real Basket Case and To Hell in a Handbasket, on your to-read list. If you'd like to enter a contest for a free copy of To Hell in a Handbasket, sign up for my email newsletter at: http://bethgroundwater.com/ .
- Beth


message 1: by Maria

Maria Hi Amanda,
Love your cover!
Maria


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