Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Introducing author Ami Blackwelder & Teaser Tuesday

Paranormal and SciFi Author Ami Blackwelder will have two new books out soon! 

Ami Blackwelder is a forbidden romance writer in the paranormal and historical romance genre. Growing up in Florida, she went to UCf and in 1997 received her BA in English and teaching credentials. She 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 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 country. 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.

The Invasion of 2020, the first book in the Shifter Evolutions series is scheduled to be released Sept 1st 2011, (Books 1-5 are out now)
The Invasion of 2020 is the prequel to Shifters of 2040. The Shifter Evolutions begins with the middle book, The Shifters of 2040, and gives the reader the choice for the past or future. This release of the first book in the series, The Invasion of 2020, will allow readers to engage the series chronologically also. 
Readers will enjoying finding out more about Uri Petrov and Dr. Samantha Croon as they discover what exactly brought the shifters to Earth and what sparked human fears. Who was the young Marn and young Raul and what molded them into who they became? 

 Very interesting concept isn't it? To start with the third book and then you decide to go forward or go back. This series is set in Alaska. YAY! 

The Shifters of 2040 (Shifter Evolutions, #3)   The SCM of 2030  The Hybrids of 2050: Belle Magnolia (Volume 4)  The Revolution of 2060 (Shifter Evolutions #6)

The Shifters of 2040
The SCM of 2030
The Hybrids of 2050
The revolution of 2060

Other Series by Ami:

 The Gate of Lake Forest Prisoners of Pride (Guardians of the Gate, #2) An Inquisition of Innocence (Guardians of the Gate, #3)
The Guardians of the Gate Series is an elfin romance series set in Colorado. Books 1 and 2, (The Gate of Lake Forest and Prisoners of Pride), are out now with book 3, (An Inquisition of Innocence), scheduled for a 2012 release.

The Day the Flowers Died (Volume 1)      

The Day the Flowers Died, (Volume 1) is set in 1930 in Munich Germany. It is a historical romance novel.

More books by Ami:
Rain: Graphic Novella Christianity and Sensibility  The Other Five Senses The Water Jug  Like a Budding Flower The Ancient Genesis  Glass Tears

Rain: Graphic Novella 
Christianity and Sensibility
The Five Other Senses
The Water Jug
Like A Budding Flower (Poetry)
The Ancient Genesis
Glass Tears (Historical)
She Speaks to Angels (Paranormal)
Midnight (Vampire Dystopian)

Children's Books by Ami
Sammy and the Magic Genie  The Moorhen Runt
Sammy and the Magic Genie
The Moorhen Runt

Coming Fall of 2011
The Mers

The Mers, a new Mermaid Series set in New Jersey.

Also coming in 2012, ( Titles subject to change)
Don't Speak (Psychic Dystopian)

  Find out more about her and her books at http://amiblackwelder.blogspot.com              

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB ofShould Be Reading. Anyone can play along! 

I will be taking my teasers from The Shifters of 2040  by Ami Blackwelder

Page 13:
 She wanted to inflict as little harm as she could in this inhumane research. But
then, the shifters didn’t remind her much of anything human, or
of anything living.

Page 14:
Melissa turned her head away and refused to watch the deliberate
pain inflicted, to merely learn how much electricity the
SCM needed to wound, stun and kill shifters. Once the shifter
returned to a still state, the shadow regained what Melissa called
consciousness, and the blackness retreated as yellow lights returned.

Page 15:
The room filled with silence and then the shifter who had
vanished spilled out of the wire and reassembled over the hard
floor. The shadow shape metamorphosed into a large white bear,
thrusting wide paws at the assistant. 

I will be reviewing a few of Ami's books soon. Watch for them.

Please leave me a comment with where to find your teaser. If you don't have a blog then please feel free to leave a sentence or two from a book you are reading !


Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Thanks for sharing this author's story (and books!), as well as these amazing teasers.

Here's MY TT POST and

Jennifer G. said...

Wow, these sound really interesting. Not my usual fare, but I can't wait to read your reviews about them! You always find so many different variety of things to read. :D

Frances said...

Thank you both for stopping by. Jenn I am forever off the beaten path. LOL But the view is usually worth it. I have two from the Shifters Evolution and Ami has said she will send me The Mers so they will all be around. :)

Dani @ Refracted Light said...

Wow, looks like Ami has written a lot of really interesting books! :) I'll have to check her out. I always love discovering new authors! Thank you!

My Teaser!

Sidne said...

Stopping by to read your Teasers. Oh my goodness, from whatever to a white bear, WHOA! will have to stop by and read the review.

Melissas Eclectic Bookshelf said...

I'll be inetersted to see your reviews. I'm a pretty eclectic reader myself and find it can be both rewarding but also very hit or miss!

♥ Melissa @ Melissa's Eclectic Bookshelf

Petra said...

Hi, thanks for stopping by, and also for appreciating my taste in music! :)
All the books seem pretty good, but the Shifter Evolutions series seem the best, even though I'm not the biggest sci-fi fan. I guess it's the concept that I like most about it! And it's set in Alaska, that sounds great, too! :)

Sherre said...

Hi! Thanks for stopping by and following. I plan to follow back (my GFC doesnt work on the work computer) interesting teaser!

Amy Blackwelder said...

Thanks for posting! I'm so glad to read the readers feedback and I hope everyone gets a chance to read the shifter evolutions, it really is a series like no other with action, romance, adventure, suspense, thrills, scifi...and all the while makes you think


Jessica @ a GREAT read said...

Great teasers! Sounds like an interesting book, might have to look into this author! Thanks for visiting my blog!

Mia K Rose said...

Those three are great teasers, makes me intrigued as the shifters sound very interesting.
Thanks for stopping by.

Karen and Gerard said...

Wow, she wrote a lot. The book your teasers are from sounds gruesome! I only read one book that was set in Alaska but I liked it very much: "Touching Spirit Bear" by Ben Mikaelsen.

Thanks for following us!

Frances said...

Thank you all for stopping by and leaving comments. I am so looking forward to these books. Being set in Alaska is a bonus for me too. LOL. I am also interested in her other books as well. Ami has written a variety and you all know how I like variety. :D

Ami thank you for stopping by and sharing your many books with us. :)

Anonymous said...

Those shifters sound amazing! What a great idea for a story.

Thanks for stopping by my site.

Mardel said...

Interesting set up of a series. Great teasers also.

Annie @ TheBookHour said...

I love the cover of If I Tell. :)

Alexis @ Reflections of a Bookaholic said...

Awesome teasers! I couldn't help but have an emotional response.

Thanks for stopping by my TT as well.

Amy Blackwelder said...

Thanks for stopping by you all! Great to here back from readers!

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