Amy N. Edwards grew up in Unicoi and is a 1995 graduate of Unicoi County High School. She is a 1999 graduate of East Tennessee State University, where she earned her English degree. She teaches high school English in Erwin, TN at Unicoi County High School. Her debut novel, Seeker of the Rose, follows the adventures and trials of Matthias, a young German Boy who comes of age at the peak of one of the most trying times in world history: World War II. The story was sparked by one of several study tours that Amy attended through ETSU and return trips to visit friends
Amy and her dog, Jasper, live in Unicoi, TN, where she continues to write in hopes that her stories will weave their ways into the hearts of many readers for years to come her next project The Draven Chronicles explores Amy’s long time fascination with dragons, fueled by many encounters with tales of Saint George during her travels in Europe.
A young German boy named Matthias is torn between two worlds as his father leaves home to join the Nazi police and his mother is entangled in an underground effort to protect Jewish refugees. Matthias and his sister Katherine are forced to flee their home and take up residence at a nearby fort, where they meet the kindhearted caretaker, Gerald, and stumble upon an ancient legend about a ghostly lady in a white dress who roams the countryside seeking penance for the evil deeds she committed while still alive. As World War II rages on in the backdrop, Matthias must unravel the mystery surrounding the Lady and home that he and his family can make it out alive.