Author Ami Blackwelder Releases New book, The Shifters of 2040, As Part Of The Shifter Evolutions Saga

Atlanta, GA (PressExposure) March 12, 2011 -- The Shifters of 2040
By Ami Blackwelder
Publisher: Eloquent Enraptures Publishing
ISBN: 9781453785133
Pages: 327
Published: 2010

America 2040. Three Species. Divided Lovers. The Race is on for Planet Earth.

Set in Alaska in 2040, Melissa Marn and Bruce Wilder must work under the iron fist of the SCM, while still trying to maintain humanity. Discovering a world of shifters and hybrids, the scientists must struggle with human prejudice and betrayal. With the original ancestors, dubbed shifters, still living on earth, humans are in the midst of a fifteen year old war. As the eldest hybrids, Unseen and Diamond, learn about humans the hard way, with the loss of loved ones and sacrifices, love on planet earth proves challenging. With underlining themes of how prejudice breaks human connections and animal/wildlife conservation, this novel which has received rave reviews will leave the reader flipping through the pages.

About The Author
Ami Blackwelder is a forbidden romance writer in the paranormal and historical romance genre. Growing up in Florida, she went to UCf and in 1997 received her BA in English and teaching credentials. She traveled overseas to teach in Thailand, Nepal, Tibet, China and Korea. Thailand is considered her second home now. She has always loved writing and wrote poems and short stores since childhood; however, her novels began when she was in Thailand. Having won the Best Fiction Award from the University of Central Florida (Yes, The Blair Witch Project University;), her fiction From Joy We Come, Unto Joy We Return was published in the on campus literary magazine: Cypress Dome and remains to this day in University libraries around the country. Later, she achieved the Semi-Finals in a Laurel Hemingway contest and published a few poems in the Thailand's Expat magazine, and an article in the Thailand's People newspaper. Additionally, she has published poetry in the Korea's AIM magazine, the American Poetic Monthly magazine and Twisted Dreams Magazine.

From John McLaughlin, a screen writer for Black Swan: "I'm extremely impressed with the quality of your writing and the range of your storytelling. I wish you all the luck in the world, and I'm confident that your dedication and talent will help you make it big! Feel free to send script when you're done." Best, John McLaughlin

Other Books By Ami Blackwelder:
The Gate of Lake Forest - 9781449557560
The Hunted of 2060 - 9781452805474
The Day the Flowers Died - 9781450571685
The Ancient Genesis - 9781450538596

For review copies, interviews, or general information please contact the author:
Ami Blackwelder

The Shifters of 2040 is available on the author's website, from the publisher at, on and

Bookstores and Libraries should contact their wholesaler (found on the author's website) or contact Ingram or Baker & Taylor for discounts.


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