Amanda Stevens

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Bradford, Arkansas, The United States



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October 2010

Amanda Stevens is the award-winning author of over fifty novels, including the modern gothic series, The Graveyard Queen. Her books have been described as eerie and atmospheric, “a new take on the classic ghost story.” Born and raised in the rural south, she now resides in Houston, Texas, where she enjoys binge-watching, bike riding and the occasional Horror Night with friends.

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New Books Are Coming!

So…I’ve been pretty busy the last few months working on a new trilogy for Harlequin Intrigue. Though these books are quite different in tone and content from The Graveyard Queen series, I’ve gone back to the magnolia-scented streets and alleys of Charleston, South Carolina, to track a brutal serial killer.

Twenty-five years ago, the Twilight Killer preyed on young mothers, placing upon their co...

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Published on April 14, 2019 09:45
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“There are a lot of things in this world to be afraid of, but a dead body isn't one of them.”
Amanda Stevens, The Restorer

“There was something so primal and hungry about the way he stared down at her..the way their bodies unconsciously strained toward one another as if nothing - not even time, not distance, not even death- could ever keep them apart.”
Amanda Stevens, The Restorer

“I’ve heard people say that the hardest thing in the world is to live with someone you don’t love. But I’ve always thought it would be far more difficult to live with someone who doesn’t love you.”
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The Top 11 Supernatural Fiction Novels of All Time

Supernatural fiction is a subset of fiction in which paranormal ideas are central to the plot. This can include ghosts, extraordinary human abilities, or fantasy creatures. A broad term, supernatural fiction can include horror fiction, fantasy, and even science fiction. Most often, however, the term supernatural refers to elements that cannot be explained by rational or scientific means. The field of supernatural fiction has been popular in literature since the 1800s, crossing over into film and other media in the 20th and 21st centuries.

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“Whenever I’m asked why Southern writers particularly have a penchant for writing about freaks, I say it is because we are still able to recognize one.”
Flannery O'Connor

“Give them pleasure. The same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.”
Alfred Hitchcock

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message 17: by C. (last edited Nov 03, 2016 08:51AM)

C. Amanda, you are one of my favourite new authorsesses; the kind that excite me from page to page and have me wishing the star feedback system went to ten. It would give a better deliniation of books that leave me soaring, versus authors that earned five stars in the meagre system we have. I'm watching for a used copy of "The Prophet" at and found two of your solo stories locally! If you would like to peek at my reviews from time to time, you will surely find your name here. :)
With fondness, Carolyn in Manitoba.

message 16: by Stan

Stan Law A belated thanks for choosing me to be among your friends, Amanda. It may interest you that one of my books: Marvin Clark—In Search of Freedom is now a matching FREE download on Amazon Kindle. Enjoy it while you can. (A little review on Amazon wouldn't hurt either!)

message 15: by Ioana

Ioana Thank you so much for accepting my FR!:) I love your Graveyard Queen series. I heard a rumour that you might write more? :D

Charlotte Love love love the Graveyard Queen series! Absolute addiction with no regret!

message 13: by Amanda

Amanda Stevens Savannah wrote: "Amanda, thank you for the friendship."

My pleasure! Thank you!

message 12: by Amanda

Amanda Stevens Sangria3 wrote: "Thanks for your friendship, Amanda!
I'm excited to read your book! :)"

Yay! I'm so glad!

Savannah Amanda, thank you for the friendship.

message 10: by Amanda

Amanda Stevens Now I'm inspired to get back to work! :)

message 9: by Say

Say your welcome....glad i made your day! you made mine as well!=)

Amanda Stevens Say--Thank you! I'm so happy! You made my day!

message 7: by Say

Say OMG!!! i just finished the restorer and i just want to say, what a ride!!! i love your book......TOTALLY!!! congrats in advance!!!

Amanda Stevens Thanks for the friending!

message 5: by Marty

Marty Venida Hi Amanda! Thanks for accepting my request!

message 4: by Beth

Beth Hi Amanda,
Thanks for befriending this fellow author on Goodreads!

Amanda Stevens Simon wrote: "Hey Amanda..."

Thanks for befriending me, Simon!

Penelope Marzec Thanks for adding me as a friend!

message 1: by Simon

Simon Hey Amanda...

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