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Amy Lukavics

Biography

Amy Lukavics

Ever since she was little, Amy was especially intrigued by horror books and movies. Raised in a small mountain town in Arizona, she sustained herself on a steady diet of Goosebumps, Fear Street and Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark books before discovering Stephen King in her mother's bookshelf. 
 
Amy lives with her husband, their two precious squidlings, and an old gentleman cat by the name of Frodo. When she isn't writing, she enjoys cooking, crafting and playing games across many platforms.

Amy Lukavics

Books by Amy Lukavics

by Amy Lukavics - Fiction, Horror, Mental Health, Social Issues, Young Adult 13+

June is everything a young woman in 1951 shouldn’t be --- independent, rebellious, a dreamer. Her mother grooms her to be a perfect little homemaker while her father pushes her to marry his business partner’s domineering son. When June resists, her whole world is shattered and her parents commit her to Burrow Place Asylum. With its sickening conditions, terrifying staff and brutal “medical treatments,” the Institution preys on June’s darkest secrets and deepest fears. Trapped between a gruesome reality and increasingly sinister hallucinations, June isn’t sure where her nightmares end and real life begins.

by Amy Lukavics - Family Life, Fiction, Horror, Young Adult 12+

When their youngest and most beloved sister, Rose, dies in a tragic accident, Mona Cane and her sisters are devastated. And when she is brought back from the dead, they are relieved. But soon they discover that Rose must eat human flesh to survive, and when their mother abandons them, the sisters will find out just how far they'll go to keep their family together.

by Amy Lukavics - Family, Fiction, Horror, Young Adult 12+

Lucy Acosta's mother died when she was three. Growing up with her cold, distant father, her closest friend is her cousin, Margaret. When her aunt Penelope, the only mother she's ever known, tragically disappears, Lucy finds herself alone. Margaret claims she can hear her dead mother's voice whispering from the walls. Emotionally shut out by her father, Lucy watches helplessly as her cousin's sanity slowly unravels. But when she begins hearing voices herself, Lucy finds herself confronting an ancient and deadly legacy that has marked the women in her family for generations.

by Amy Lukavics - Horror, Youth Fiction

When 16 year-old Amanda Verner's family decides to move from their small mountain cabin to the vast prairie, she hopes it is her chance for a fresh start. She can leave behind the memory of the past winter; of her sickly ma giving birth to a baby sister who cries endlessly; of the terrifying visions she saw as her sanity began to slip, the victim of cabin fever; and most of all, the memories of the boy she has been secretly meeting with as a distraction from her pain. The boy whose baby she now carries.