Best selling author of historical books about Washington state's beautiful Olympic Peninsula
Mavis Amundson grew up in Seattle, graduated from the University of Washington and embarked on a career in communications and journalism. She has worked as a writer, newspaper reporter and editor in Seattle; Washington, D.C.; Oregon; and Washington’s Olympic Peninsula. Mavis lived and worked on the Olympic Peninsula from 1987 to 1992.
It was particularly memorable time for her. She has been a fan of the peninsula and its people ever since. She lives in Bellevue, a Seattle suburb, with her husband George Erb, and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Photos: The Moments in Time Trail at Lake Crescent; Mavis announcing a reprint of her book, Sturdy Folk.
Books I've written
Washington state's Olympic Peninsula is only a short drive from Seattle, but in many ways it is a different place of a different time. The peninsula's landscape is stunning, its wildlife is abundant and the stories of those who lived there are rich and authentic.
The Lady of the Lake
A beautiful woman is murdered and discovered in Washington state’s Lake Crescent, in Olympic National Park. True crime, 40 pages, $6.95.ISBN: 0-9610910-6-1
Residents of Washington state’s North Olympic Peninsula recount their life stories in this 130-page book. $12.95.ISBN: 0-9610910-2-9
The Great Forks Fire
A huge forest fire sweeps across Washington state’s Olympic forest and threatens a timber town, which rallies to save itself. $7.95.ISBN: 0-9610910-7-X
Where to buy my books
Port Book and News104 E. First St.Port Angeles, WA 98362360-452-6367www.portbooknews.com
Olympic Stationers122 E. Front St.Port Angeles, WA email@example.com
Lake Crescent Lodge(seasonal)416 Lake Crescent RoadPort Angeles, WA 98363360-928-3211www.lakecrescentlodge.com
Forks Visitor Center1411 S. Forks Ave.Forks, WA 98331360-374-2531www.forkswa.com
Chinook Pharmacy11 S. Forks Ave.Forks, WA 98331360-374-2295
Duffy’s Restaurant1605 Simpson Ave.Aberdeen, WA 98520360-532-3842
Print editions of "The Lady of the Lake" and "Sturdy Folk" are for sale on Amazon.com, which also sells Kindle editions of "The Lady of the Lake" and "The Great Forks Fire."