Earlier this year Amber added to her growing body of work as a writer for television when she wrote the script for Family History Mysteries: Buried Past which is based on a series of novels by Brynn Bonner. The movie had its US premiere on the 8th of January which as many fans will know is Amber's birthday. It was shown in the US on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. Here it’s been shown under the alternative title Finding Dad: A Family History Mystery.
The story centres on Sophie McClaren played by Janel Parrish who is a genealogist. She brings families together using her expertise and ability to dig into the past to find answers. Sophie's skills and knowledge shall be tested like never before when she discovers her close friend Jonathan is in need of a bone marrow transplant. Help is on hand from Jonathan's twin brother Jackson who was close to Sophie at one time. Together Sophie and Jackson search for the twins birth father in a bid to save Jonathan. As Sophie and Jackson work together it gives her the push to finally look into her own past.
I have posted the US trailer below please note it does contain spoilers.
To watch Finding Dad: A Family History Mystery simply click the link below:
Amber has written for Hallmark on three previous occasions including Murder in Mind & Death By Design, two movies in the popular Morning Show Mysteries series. They were based on a series of novels by Al Roker and Dick Lochte. Amber also wrote the festive romantic movie A Family Christmas Gift, this was an original story written by Amber and she also co-wrote the teleplay.
It's exciting that Amber’s latest TV mystery is available on demand in the UK watch it while you can.
Disclaimer: Amber Benson.TV is not involved in any way with the making of Family History Mysteries: Buried Past/Finding Dad: Family History Mystery Hallmark or Channel 5. We own nothing. This post is for informational purposes only. We are simply trying to spread the word about an exciting new TV movie written by Amber Benson.