A longtime fan of horror and fantasy, Ms. Lyons writes character driven novels that, while influenced by her darker interests, can also be heavily laced with fantasy, romance, history and magic. Amanda M. Lyons has lived her whole life in rural Ohio where she lives with her fiance and two children. Wendy Won't Go: Collector's Edition, Eyes Like Blue Fire, and Water Like Crimson Sorrow came out from J. Ellington Ashton Press. She is also the author of Feral Hearts with authors Catt Dahman, Mark Woods, Jim Goforth, Edward P. Cardillo, and Michael Fisher; a contributing author to the extreme horror anthology Rejected for Content: Splattergore, Rejected for Content 2: Aberrant Menagerie, Undead Legacy, Suburbna Secrets, Urbna :Legends: Emergence of Fear and several other anthologies due out in 2015. She also co-edited Autumn Burning: Dreadtime Stories for the Wicked Soul with Samatha Gregory and edited Inanna Rising: Women Forged in Fire for JEA. Look for Cool Green Waters: Shades of Midnight Book 3 in the coming months.
Amanda is also Lead Editor US Division with J Ellington Ashton Press and a freelance novel editor.
We'll see what she is working on and ask her about her style of writng. Who inspires her? What inspires her?
Music: 'Paint it Black' by the Rolling Stones; guitar by author Nick Hatfield and 'Smooth' by Santana and Rob Thomas.