Ami Blackwelder

Visit Ami Blackwelder's Web Site.

Night Owl Reviews provides author pages for published authors. To update or get an author page of your own, just click here!

Author: Ami Blackwelder

Ami Blackwelder is a Paranormal and SciFi author. Her stories range from Tween & YA to Adult. Growing up in Florida, she graduated UCF and in 1997 received her BA in English and additional teaching credentials. Then she packed her bags and travelled overseas to teach in Thailand, Nepal, Tibet, China and Korea. Thailand is considered her second home now. She has always loved writing and wrote poems and short stores since childhood; however, her novels began when she was in Thailand.

Having won the Best Fiction Award from the University of Central Florida (Yes, The Blair Witch Project University), her short fiction From Joy We Come, Unto Joy We Return was published in the on campus literary magazine: Cypress Dome and remains to this day in University libraries around the USA. Later, she achieved the semi-finals in a Laurel Hemingway contest and published a few poems in the Thailand’s Expat magazine, and an article in the Thailand’s People newspaper. Additionally, she has published poetry in the Korea’s AIM magazine, the American Poetic Monthly magazine and Twisted Dreams Magazine.

Library

Falling Angels - AngelFire Chronicles, #2

  • Number: B00KQ3SXZU
  • Release: 2014-06-01
  • Author: Ami Blackwelder
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Young Adult, Paranormal / Supernatural, Thriller, Angels
  • Publisher: Eloquent Enraptures Publishing

The anticipated follow up book to She Speaks to Angels.

The stakes are raised after Ali Maney becomes Angelfire and Dameon would like nothing more than her death. Though Ali grows closer to Kian, they also find many differences that cause friction between them and after her best friends and brother are drawn into the angel wars, Ali will never look back until the war is over.

Falling Angels

Dumah's Demons - AngelFire Chronicles, #1.5

  • Number: B00IR60GKS
  • Release: 2014-03-02
  • Author: Ami Blackwelder
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Young Adult, Paranormal / Supernatural, Thriller, - Under 45k Words, Angels
  • Publisher: Eloquent Enraptures Publishing

An accompaniment to She Speaks to Angels, An Angel Thriller.

After Dumah and her brother Kian leave the orphanage, they find themselves on the streets of NY. Follow Dumah and find out why she and Kian split off in different directions as we trace her steps into the underworld.

Follow her journey in the books She Speaks to Angels, Falling Angels, and Angel Codes

Dumah's Demons

The Shifters of 2040 - Shifter Evolutions, #3

  • Number: B004GUSCNM
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Ami Blackwelder
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: - Paranormal Romance, Science Fiction, Shapeshifters, Futuristic
  • Publisher: Ami Blackwelder

America 2040. Three Species. Divided Lovers. The Race is on for Planet Earth.

Set in Alaska in 2040, Melissa Marn and Bruce Wilder must work under the iron fist of the SCM, while still try- ing to maintain humanity. Discovering a world of shifters and hybrids, the scientists must struggle with human prejudice and betrayal. With the original ancestors, dubbed shifters, still living on earth, humans are in the midst of a fifteen year old war. As the eldest hybrids, Unseen and Diamond, learn about humans the hard way, with the loss of loved ones and sacrifices, love on planet earth proves challenging.

With underlining themes of how prejudice breaks human connections and animal/wildlife conservation, this novel which has received rave reviews will leave the reader flipping through the pages.

The Shifters of 2040

She Speaks to Angels - AngelFire Chronicles, #1

  • Number: B007PSPT5Q
  • Release: 2012-03-28
  • Author: Ami Blackwelder
  • Genre: Paranormal
  • Tags: Young Adult, Thriller, Demons, Angels
  • Publisher: Eloquent Enraptures Publishing

"I tried not to sound hysterical, but it’s not every day you find out the paranormal is hunting you."

What if everything you believed was a lie?

A Suicide

Seventeen year old Allison Maney attends Millennium High School in Manhattan. Nothing out of the ordinary, unless you consider the occasional suicides at the school. At least that is what everyone is told, what everyone believes. But Tommy Bachelor was a popular football player; why would he jump off the roof of the school?

Dangerous Liaisons

When Dameon pays attention to Ali, she couldn't be more excited, because for the past three months he was all she could think about. But now that Dameon is finally pining for her affections, she is becoming more and more wrapped up in a clique of three who, as new transfers to the school, are proving to be trouble. But at least Dameon loves her, doesn't he?

A Soul Purpose

The underworld of angels and demons have one thing on their mind: Earth. Demons want to do what they want. Angels want to protect humans from these rogue angels, AKA: Demons

A Suspenseful Romance

Caught between Dameon and Kian, the suicide and the clique of three, Ali won't know who to trust…or who to love, because for Allison Maney, everything i not exactly what it seems.

She Speaks to Angels

Indie Publishing Secrets - a self-publishing guide to success

  • Number: B007L5HFUU
  • Release: 2012-03-15
  • Author: Ami Blackwelder
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: - Writing & Publishing, Nonfiction
  • Publisher: Eloquent Enraptures Publishing

From the award winning author Ami Blackwelder the Indie Publishing Secrets was written to benefit any author, whether they are traditionally published or self-published, to make the most out of their publishing journey This book is designed to encourage as well as give concise, realistic ideas that will improve sales and aid in growing any author platform.

Ami Blackwelder took only the most important features and condensed them into this easy to read 10,000 word book. Any author can learn many tricks of the trade to enhance their selling ability overnight!

Self-publishing has changed so much in the past six months. Since it became popular in 2010, the industry is booming with wanna-be-writers. Don't let your book be stomped out by the competition!

Any self-publishing book bought 6 months ago is ancient history. You must keep up to date with the later trends and places to adverse, as well as marketing strategies.

The Guide Includes:

~Encouraging Intro

~Blog Tour Information

~Editing Information

~Marketing Strategies

~Your Role as Publisher

~Cover Design Tips

~List of helpful Book Designers

~A List of Helpful Bloggers

~A List of Helpful Editors

~How To Build Your Publishing Team

~Tips on Formatting

~How To Distribute

~How To Promote Online

~Helpful Definitions

~Helpful links

~Tips on Book Trailers

Indie Publishing Secrets

Falling from Mecca

  • Number: B007C4ICO8
  • Release: 2012-02-21
  • Author: Ami Blackwelder
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: - Contemporary, Fiction
  • Publisher: Eloquent Enraptures Publishing

'I was once told that a journey starts with the first step, so this was my prayer: for my husband to walk in my shoes.'

On the borders of Iraq and Iran, there is a line that divides two kinds of people, two different traditions, cultures and ways of life. This relationship might be something akin to the lines drawn between the man and woman. Inside these white mountainous, lush green lands bordering the turquoise Persian Gulf, Iran is my home and where this story unfolds or, I should say his story, a story that would turn his life around, a story he would later share with me, a story he could never have imagined.

Falling from Mecca

The Mers - Mer Chronicles, #1

  • Number: B005Z327OE
  • Release: 2011-10-23
  • Author: Ami Blackwelder
  • Genre: Sci-Fi
  • Tags: Dystopia, Fantasy & Magic, Science Fiction, Futuristic
  • Publisher: Ami Blackwelder

What lies beneath the surface?

One hundred years from now, the world has changed and brought with it, new forms of life. Who are the Mers? Who is Mira?

Mira always knew she was different. Growing up with Mers, she never quite fit in. When Mira breaks the rules and takes Niren with heracross the border dividing Ellis Island and New Jersey, the border dividing two vastly different worlds, she thought the journey to find out who she really is would be an easy one.

But, as the world in Jersey proves to be a convoluted mix of aristocrats who hate the Mers, pirates who want to sell them, and magi who want to use them...finding her true identity will be a challenge, especially when her best friend Niren is a Mer willing to fight to the death.

The Mers

Prisoners of Pride - Guardians of the Gate Book #2

  • Number: B005VSJ88Q
  • Release: 2011-10-13
  • Author: Ami Blackwelder
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: Young Adult, Love Story, Fantasy & Magic, Fae / Elves
  • Publisher: Ami Blackwelder

When Michael Cole graduates, he is compelled to re-enter Evelyn’s mystical world to save her from the dangers in her world. Embarking on a journey he never could have imagined, he enters an Emeralusia torn by war and death. As the two lovers reunite and love is rekindled, the dark elf Eris rallies his forces and Emeralusia is falling to ruin.

Prisoners of Pride

The Gate of Lake Forest - Guardians of the Gate

  • Number: B005RIYP8S
  • Release: 2011-09-29
  • Author: Ami Blackwelder
  • Genre: Teen
  • Tags: Young Adult, Love Story, Fantasy & Magic, Fae / Elves
  • Publisher: Ami Blackwelder

When a human and an elfin fall in love, what happens in forbidden romance?

Within the small town of Green Mountain Falls, Colorado, there exists a quiet forest where a world undiscovered awaits. When soccer player, Michael Cole, of high school Green Mountain Falls sees the new girl Evelyn, coy yet intoxicating, walk into his senior English class he is forever changed.

His passion for her takes him deep into her heart and deep into her mystical world. Will their forbidden love be able to sustain them as their separate worlds collide, taking Evelyn and Michael on a magical journey into adventurous and perilous realms where dangerous creatures are determined to defeat them?

High school will never be the same...

The Gate of Lake Forest

The Invasion of 2020 - Shifter Evolutions, #1

  • Number: B005J1TSTY
  • Release: 2011-08-24
  • Author: Ami Blackwelder
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: - Paranormal Romance, Science Fiction, Shapeshifters, Futuristic
  • Publisher: Ami Blackwelder

Alaska 2020. Earth. Shifters. Invasion.

Set in Alaska in 2020, Uri Petrov and Dr. Samantha Croon find their lives intertwined when the shifters first land on Earth. Both motivated by love for their families, each is taken down a different path that will change the course of their lives forever and eventually the fate of the world.

Meanwhile, the military has divided into fractions...those who believe in the alien invasion and those who refuse to accept it, leaving Captain Raul at opposing ends with other heads of military.

With the shifters invading the forests of Kenai Lake, they explore their new world of refuge, and must discover how to shift in animal form while uncovering what it truly means to be hu- man.

With underlining themes of how prejudice breaks human connections and animal/wildlife conservation, this novel which has received rave reviews will leave the reader flipping through the pages.

This was the fifth book written in the Shifter Evolutions Saga.

The Invasion of 2020

The SCM of 2030 - Shifter Evolutions saga, #2

  • Number: B005J1TQX2
  • Release: 2011-06-21
  • Author: Ami Blackwelder
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: - Paranormal Romance, Science Fiction, Shapeshifters, Futuristic
  • Publisher: Ami Blackwelder

Alaska 2030. Humans. Shifters. Betrayal.

Set in Alaska in 2030, Major Raul is set on forming a separate branch of military dubbed the SCM (Shifter Counter- insurgency Military) to fight the shifter invasion. But when love comes into his life, his military ambitions take a backseat, until the shifters reveal their darkest secrets and betrayal sends Raul spiraling into madness.

With shifters facing death of loved ones, their world is turned upside down and they must flee the home they once knew deep within the Chugach Forest. With secrets good and bad among the shifters, will they be torn apart or will they survive?

With underlining themes of how prejudice breaks human con- nections and animal/wildlife conservation, this novel which has received rave reviews will leave the reader flipping through the pages.

This was the fourth book written in the Shifter Evolutions Saga.

The SCM of 2030

The Hunted of 2060 - Shifter Evolutions, #5

  • Number: 9781452805474
  • Release: Out Now
  • Author: Ami Blackwelder
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: - Paranormal Romance, Science Fiction, Shapeshifters, Futuristic
  • Publisher: Ami Blackwelder

America 2060. Three Lovers. Two Species. One Way to Survive. Set in Alaska in 2060, when April enters her Sophomore year at University, she thought Robert might be the love of her life, but as she discovers, she is hiding something inside her, something the rest of the world believes to have died out. She struggles with who she was and who she is becoming as she learns of a family she never knew existed and of enemies she will have to outrun, outfight or outwit to survive.

The Hunted of 2060

The Hybrids of 2050 - Shifter Evolutions, #4

  • Number: B004QOA7TK
  • Release: 2011-03-01
  • Author: Ami Blackwelder
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: - Paranormal Romance, Science Fiction, Shapeshifters, Futuristic
  • Publisher: Ami Blackwelder

Love and betrayal continue. Set in Alaska 2050, Melissa Marn and Bruce Wilder continue their work for the SCM under the hard, maddening General Raul. With military life now a cat and mouse game between Melissa and the General, the hybrids and the SCM, will she still have room for Bruce in her life? Will she ever see her twins again? After betrayal strikes the General for a second time, is Melissa safe?

Since the annihilation of the shifters, only two elders remain in Anchorage, and an uncertain future awaits the hybrids. Will Diamond overcome her heartache and loss and find a family with Unseen? When a human joins the team, will he prove to be trustworthy? Will Melissa aid the hybrids in their survival or will she deliver the ultimate betrayal?

The Hybrids of 2050

The Day the Flowers Died

  • Number: B004GUSAAC
  • Release: 2010-12-19
  • Author: Ami Blackwelder
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Fiction
  • Publisher: Independently Published

An historical fiction set in Munich, Germany in the early 1930’s before the outbreak of War World II. Eli Levin and Rebecca Baum fall passionately in love and while their differences should have separated them, they instead forged a passionate bond that would change their lives forever.
While religious and social differences weigh heavily on their families in an increasingly tense Germany, the lovers remain unadulterated in spite of the prejudices. After overcoming family issues and social pressures, the two must sustain under a growing violent governmental regime. When the Nazi party heightens in popularity and the party’s ideas influence law, they must face the harsh reality of life and death.

The Day the Flowers Died

Back List