Amanda Uhl, Cleveland, Ohio author, has been recognized with numerous awards and honors for her books, including first place in the prestigious Stiletto award in 2019 and a finalist in the 2022 Emily Contest (Winners announced Feb. 2022)  for a yet unpublished contemporary romance. She also received  first place in the light paranormal category of the 2021 On the Far Side contest and first place in the paranormal category of the 2021 Rudy contest for her current work in progress, a paranormal romantic suspense novel, Healing Kiss.

All Amanda’s books are set in Cleveland, Ohio where she currently lives and works, which lends a realistic quality to the books’ settings.

Reviewers have called her paranormals “unique,” citing the mix of contemporary, paranormal and suspense elements, and recommend her contemporary romance for “original stories that make her characters and challenges more real.” Readers say her books are “hard to put down,”  have them “glued to the pages” and are “filled with suspense and intrigue.” Her contemporaries are often praised for creating a cozy, small-town feel.

Whether paranormal, romantic suspense or contemporary, if you like your books with action, humor, and surprise endings, then you’ll want to check out all her books.

Mind Waves

  • Bronze medal, Paranormal Category, 2015 Rudy Contest
  • Second place, 2015 Central Ohio Fiction Writers Ignite the Flame Contest in the category of Paranormal/Fantasy/Time Travel/Futuristic
  • Runner up, 2015 Music City Romance Writer’s Pitch Context
  • Finalist, Paranormal Category, 2017 Kathryn Hayes When Sparks Fly
  • Finalist, Paranormal Category, 2017 I Heart Indie Awards

“CHARMED BY CHARLIE by Amanda Uhl is well written, and her words seemed to flow on the pages. A real page turner!” — Reviewer, Books & Benches

Charmed By Charlie

  • Bronze medalist in the 2016 Cleveland Rocks Romance Writers Contest
  • Recipient of Books & Benches Reviewer’s Choice Seal of Excellence
  • Five star rating and voted Book of the Month by the Long and Short Reviews

Cross Waves

Healing Kiss

“The story is fresh and original. The author has a great way of getting me to turn the pages.“ — Judge, Rudy Contest