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.”
I’ve neglected my blog terribly these past few months (with good reason; see below) so it’s way past time for a new post.
If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter, you already know that I finished The Sinner, the 5th book in The Graveyard Queen series a couple of weeks ago and now I’m heavy into revisions for both The Visitor and The Sinner. I haven’t blogged in a… Keep reading >>
Have you signed up for my newsletter yet? Good time to do so because I plan to have a LOT going on in 2015-2016.
Reason #1: I can give you sneak peeks at covers before I’m allowed to post them. Take the cover of THE VISITOR for example. Publication is still a ways off so I can’t post it publicly and it could always change between now and the release… Keep reading >>
I’m back from Charleston, freshly inspired and raring to get back to The Sinner. It was an AMAZING trip, an almost mystical journey into Amelia’s world. I stood in front of her house, strolled along the Battery where she first met Devlin and sat in contemplation in the Unitarian Churchyard, which is the location of an important scene in The Visitor.
A very strange thing happened as my friend and… Keep reading >>
Counting down the days until my trip to Charleston. I can’t wait! The City of Steeples is such an important part of The Graveyard Queen series—a character in and of itself—that I almost feel as though I’m visiting an old friend.
Several people have told me that they planned a trip to Charleston after reading The Graveyard Queen books and I can’t think of a higher compliment. If you haven’t… Keep reading >>
If you saw this photo on my Facebook wall, you may be wondering if I’m posting from the Big House. Nope. I’m home, safe and sound, and here’s the 411.
Last Friday afternoon, I had my purse stolen while having coffee with my agent in New York. Major, major bummer. I’m usually very careful about watching my belongings, but somehow during the course of the conversation, I got a little… Keep reading >>
A few weeks ago, I posted a photograph of a caged grave as a clue for the fifth Graveyard Queen book, The Sinner. At that time, I had no idea how I would work one of these mortsafes into the story, only that I wanted to. As it turns out, the concept of a caged grave(s) is pivotal to the main plot line.
Contrary to urban legend and folklore, the… Keep reading >>