Amanda Flower, writer of mysteries, Amish Fiction, even a little sprinkling of Middle Level Reads. Amanda does it all. By day she surrounds herself with books as a college librarian. and in the evening she moonlights as a seasoned author. May you enjoy our casual conversation about her new mystery Murder, Simply Stitched, an adult read written under her pen name Isabella Alan, Enjoy!
Isabella Alan is the pseudonym for Amanda Flower. 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, and her children’s mystery, Andi Unexpected, was an Agatha Award Nominee for Best Children’s/YA. Amanda is an academic librarian for a small college near Cleveland.