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6307-Spring Writers Series Presents Amanda Flower

6307-March 15, 2012

Amanda FlowerThe Malone University Writers Series will wind up the 2011-2012 season with with local mystery writer – and Malone University alumna – Amanda Flower, Thursday, March 22 at 4:30 p.m. in the Everett Cattell Library. The program is free and open to the public.

Murder in a BasketAmanda 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 a 2010 Agatha Award Nominee for Best First Novel and the first in a series featuring amateur sleuth India Hayes. She followed it with Murder in a Basket (February, 2012), and in July 2012, Amanda will debut her second mystery series, the Appleseed Creek Mystery Series, which is set in Ohio's Amish country – beginning with A Plain Death. In addition to being a mystery author, Amanda is an academic librarian for a small college near Cleveland. Visit her online at: amandaflower.com.

Malone University, a Christian university for the arts, sciences, and professions in the liberal arts tradition, affiliated with the Evangelical Friends Church, awards both undergraduate and graduate degrees in more than 100 academic programs. Malone is recognized by the prestigious Templeton Foundation as a leader in character development, named an NAIA Champions of Character Five Star Award winner, and is ranked among the top colleges and universities in the Midwest under the category Regional Universities according to U.S.News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2012.


Suzanne Thomas, APR
Director of University Relations
Malone University
2600 Cleveland Avenue N.W., Canton, OH, 44709
Phone: 330-471-8239
Cell: 330-324-2424

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