Sleepwalking, falling dreams and murder…

By September 19, 2017

My first Intrigue in many, many moons releases today and I thought you might enjoy a little background info on the story. For those of you who followed Amelia in The Graveyard Queen series, you’ll remember her phobias of spiders and close places. I don’t suffer too terribly from arachnophobia or claustrophobia, but Pine Lake taps into my very real fear of heights and more specifically, of falling. I happened upon this article in the Daily Mail one day and was both fascinated and freaked out by the bizarre sleepwalking incident.  So meet the inspiration for Olive Belmont, the heroine in Pine Lake:

She was more of a steepwalker than a sleepwalker. A passerby could barely believe his eyes when he saw a body curled up on the counterweight of a 130ft crane at 2am. The rescue operation his 999 call set in play revealed that the body belonged to a 15-year-old girl… who was fast asleep and blissfully unaware of her perilous predicament.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-354802/Sleepwalker-age-15-curled-crane.html#ixzz4t9dArKXQ

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  • Terri Fallis says:

    I am just finishing your 6th book in the series of the Graveyard Queen The Awakening. I love Amelia and her stories. Please do not let the series end…. PLEASE!!! We are hooked on Amelia Gray. Please continue. From a avid fan, Terri Fallis, Tulsa, OK

    • Amanda says:

      Aw, thank you so m much, Terri! I love the enthusiasm for this series. I have 2 more Intrigues under contract to write, and then I’ll start thinking about a new Graveyard Queen story. I’ll keep you posted!

  • Mandy Smith says:

    I loved reading the graveyard queen series and I agree with what Terri said I hope you write more about Amelia I love her character and your books got me hooked I plan to read more of them
    From a fan in Bloomfield ky mandy smith

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