Amanda Ashley is the dark side of Madeline Baker. She emerged when I was on the edge of historical "burnout" and felt an overwhelming urge to write about something besides the Old West.
It was about this time that I read my first vampire book. I had always been fascinated with vampires and I decided to try my hand at writing something with a little bite to it. My first attempt was a short story titled MASQUERADE, which I hope to see in print again soon. That short story carried me into the dark side, and I've been writing vampire romances ever since.
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When I decided to write romance novels for a living, I expected that most of the backlash I would receive was from older people. I expected a ton of my mom’s friends and colleagues to scoff at me and sneer things like, “Oh, why would you want to write those kinds of books?” But, to… Read More