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Amanda Carlson - Author

About the Author

Amanda Carlson started writing stories about teenage girls and their social missteps when she was in high school - and still has the handwritten spiral notebooks to prove it. She worked as a sign language interpreter, and often dreams of Hawaii. She lives in Minneapolis with her family.

 

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Featured books by Amanda Carlson

Other books by Amanda Carlson

Pure Blooded Book 5 in the Jessica McClain series

Pure Blooded Book 5 in the Jessica McClain series

Author: Amanda Carlson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/06/2015

There's nowhere left to run. Back from Hell, Jessica arrives to find her world thrown into chaos. Her father is fighting a losing battle against the Made wolves, and when Jessica and her crew rush to his aid, they discover the war is not as straightforward as it seems. Something larger is on the hunt, something ancient and powerful that won't rest until Jessica is dead. Now Jessica's plan of attack must change - but how can she defeat someone who can predict her every move?

Red Blooded Book 4 in the Jessica McClain series

Red Blooded Book 4 in the Jessica McClain series

Author: Amanda Carlson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/09/2014

Jessica is going to Hell. After settling a fragile truce between the vampires, werewolves and witches, the last thing Jessica wants to do is face the demons head on. But when the Prince of Hell kidnapped her brother, he set into motion a chain of events that even Jessica doesn't have the power to stop. Now, Jessica must go into battle again. But hell is a whole new beast - new rules, more dangerous demons, and an entirely foreign realm. And when Jessica is dropped into the Underworld too soon, without protection or the help of her friends, she must figure out just how powerful she can be . . . or she will never make it out alive.

Cold Blooded

Cold Blooded

Author: Amanda Carlson Format: eBook Release Date: 08/10/2013

Magic, mayhem and madness explode in this third installment in the Jessica McClain series.Jessica McClain is on the run... again.Finally reunited with Rourke, Jessica arrives home to find that her best friend has been kidnapped, her father has vanished, and the supernatural Sects -- witches, demons, and sorcerers --- don't even have the courtesy to wait until she is unpacked to attack.Now, mastering her powers as the sole female werewolf might not be enough to save them. Thrown together in a shaky truce with the Vampire Queen, Jessica must show all the different Sects what the true meaning of "e;the enemy of my enemy"e; is or her father will die...

Cold Blooded Book 3 in the Jessica McClain series

Cold Blooded Book 3 in the Jessica McClain series

Author: Amanda Carlson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 08/10/2013

The time has now come for female werewolf Jessica McClain to honour the oath she swore to the icy Vampire Queen. With her mate Rourke at her side, Jessica is confident she'll be able to sail through this job without getting herself killed. What Jessica doesn't know is that the Queen has her own more dubious plans. But even that will be the least of her worries when the rebel faction of werewolves amasses for a brutal attack. Life has always been tough for Jessica, but now she's facing an all-out war . . .

Hot Blooded

Hot Blooded

Author: Amanda Carlson Format: eBook Release Date: 23/04/2013

The second novel in the Jessica McClain series is a full on action adventure featuring one angry Goddess and plenty of monsters, demons, and a few newly risen beasties...It hasn't been the best week for Jessica McClain.Her newly found mate has been kidnapped by a Goddess hell-bent on revenge, and Jessica is positive she can save him.But being the only female werewolf in town comes with its own set of rules and powers... if only she understood them.Aided by two vamps, two loyal Pack members, and one very reluctant human, Jessica must rescue her man while coming to terms with what being a wolf really means.

Hot Blooded Book 2 in the Jessica McClain series

Hot Blooded Book 2 in the Jessica McClain series

Author: Amanda Carlson Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2013

It hasn't been the best week for Jessica McClain.Her newly found mate has been kidnapped by a goddess hell-bent on revenge, and Jessica is positive she can save him.But being the only female werewolf in town comes with its own set of rules and powers . . . if only she understood them. Aided by two vamps, two loyal Pack members and one very reluctant human, Jessica must rescue her man while coming to terms with what being a wolf really means.The second novel in the Jessica McClain series is a full-on action adventure featuring one angry goddess and plenty of monsters, demons, and a few newly risen beasties . . .

Full Blooded

Full Blooded

Author: Amanda Carlson Format: eBook Release Date: 11/09/2012

In the vein of Kelley Armstrong and Patricia Briggs, Amanda Carlson's debut is a new urban fantasy that rewrites the werewolf myth... It's not easy being a girl. It's even harder when you're the only girl in a family of werewolves. But it's next to impossible when your very existence spells out the doom of your race... Meet Jessica McClain -- she just became part of the pack.

Blooded: A Jessica McClain novella

Blooded: A Jessica McClain novella

Author: Amanda Carlson Format: eBook Release Date: 02/07/2012

Jessica McClain was born the only female in an all male race. The only problem is-she's no wolf. Called a curse, a witch and the Daughter of Evil by the superstitious wolves, Jessica decides to fight for her freedom, at age nineteen, the only way she can-in the ring. When she's brutally attacked right after her fight, is it enough to finally earn her freedom off Compound, or will she be forced to endure the hatred even longer . . .

Blooded

Blooded

Author: Amanda Carlson Format: eBook Release Date: 11/04/2012

Jessica McClain was born the only female in an all male race. The only problem is-she's no wolf. Called a curse, a witch and the Daughter of Evil by the superstitious wolves, Jessica decides to fight for her freedom, at age nineteen, the only way she can-in the ring. When she's brutally attacked right after her fight, is it enough to finally earn her freedom off Compound, or will she be forced to endure the hatred even longer . . . Word Count ~ 19,400