Atlanta native Amanda DeWees is the author of acclaimed gothic romance novels including With This Curse, winner of the 2015 Daphne du Maurier award for excellence in historical suspense/mystery, and Sea of Secrets, which won the 2012 RONE award in mystery.
Amanda wrote her doctoral dissertation on 19th-century British vampire literature—the perfect training, although she didn’t know it at the time, for writing Victorian gothic romance novels. Among these are Sea of Secrets, which won the 2012 RONE award in mystery, and With This Curse, which won the 2015 Daphne du Maurier Award in historical suspense/mystery. Amanda is also the author of the Ash Grove Chronicles, a young adult paranormal romance trilogy. To learn more about her, visit with the author at http://www.amandadewees.com