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Voyage of the Pleiades 

London 1885. Linnea Wren has spent her life defying Victorian societal norms, from masquerading as a male groundskeeper at Kew Gardens, to an expedition leader traveling the world. After a devastating and traumatic shipwreck nearly robs her of life and career, Linnea is offered the opportunity to travel to South America and re-establish herself as a naturalist. 


Her journey to Chile is far from smooth sailing, especially when her colleague Matias Ward joins the expedition and scrambles her plans. Matias is intelligent, dangerously attractive, and clearly hiding something—which only comes to light when a man dies in a grisly ritual murder aboard the ship. Linnea and Matias are charged with investigating the murder, but the culprit remains elusive. Their arrival on Chiloé Island brings a temporary respite to pursue their natural history studies and their burgeoning relationship, but the threats and the murderer have followed. After the killing of another innocent person, it is apparent that their lives and those of Matias’s family are at risk. Will Linnea and Matias identify the murderer before one of them becomes the next victim?


Set on the high seas and the magical island of Chiloé, Voyage of the Pleiades follows Linnea as she forges a career path outside the expectations of women in the 19th-century while navigating a relationship with a colleague that is overshadowed by the ever-present threats from a murderer.

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A Garden of Shadows (Fauve Press, October 8, 2024)

Granada, Spain 1887. A brief respite in Spain turns into the opportunity of a lifetime when botanist Linnea Wren is invited to contribute to the restoration of the Alhambra gardens. But before she can begin digging, a body is found in the Generalife, and Linnea is tasked with discovering the murderer.


Linnea soon finds herself entangled in a web of political intrigue. From the opulent gardens of the Alhambra to the chalk caves of the Sacromonte, Linnea must navigate the complexity of the social struggles of the people of the Albaicin, to understand what is at the heart of the killings. But will she be able to balance the demands of her career and a relationship with her colleague, Matias? Or will the investigation cost her everything?


Colorado Experience: Twin Lakes

Twin Lakes was the traditional land of the Ute people who were removed during the period when mining entered the area. Can the many broken treaties be reconciled? This Heartland Emmy-nominated documentary aired on the Rocky Mountain PBS series, Colorado Experience. Amy was head writer for this episode.  Air date: 10 November 2022 

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Colorado Experience: Women of the Santa Fe Trail

The Santa Fe Trail was a major international trading route during the 1800s. This episode profiles three women who lived and traveled the Santa Fe Trail. Amy was a contributing writer on this documentary that aired on the Rocky Mountain PBS series, Colorado Experience.  Air date 15 December 2022.


Gear Up! (in development)

Romantic Comedy Television Series. An ambitious sporting goods heiress falls for an outdoor adventuring rep in rural Colorado. 

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The Writer's Room

The Writer's Room is a daily online and in-person co-operative community for women writers. Amy joined the room in 2020 and became a partner in 2023. She is the host for the weekend sessions. 

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