My goal is to make change in the world through fiction. I believe that books provide perspective and insight into events and conditions that we might not otherwise see, helping us to have more empathy and understanding for our fellow humans. Read to be entertained and also to open your eyes. - Amy
Amy Rivers is an award-winning suspense author and essayist. She is the Director of Writing Heights Writers Association, and was chosen as 2021 Indie Author of the Year by the Indie Author Project.
Her novel All The Broken People was selected as the Colorado Author Project winner in the adult fiction category, and was recently announced as the winner of the Canadian Book Club award for Mystery/Thriller. She's been published in We Got This: Solo Mom Stories of Grit, Heart, and Humor, Flash! A Celebration of Short Fiction, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Nurses, and Splice Today, as well as Novelty Bride Magazine and ESME.com.
In April 2021, Complicit, the first book in the A Legacy of Silence series was published. It won 2nd place in the 2021 CIPA EVVY Awards. The second book in the series, Stumble & Fall, was released in September 2022 and has been recognized in a number of literary contests including the Firebird Book Awards. The third and final installment, Ripple Effect, comes out October 2023.
She was raised in New Mexico and now lives in Colorado with her husband and children. She is a former director for the Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) of Otero & Lincoln Counties. She holds degrees in psychology and political science, as well as continuing education in forensic criminology and victim advocacy, all topics she loves to write about.
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