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Wendy Webb

Biography

Wendy Webb

Wendy Webb is the bestselling author of five novels of gothic suspense: THE TALE OF HALCYON CRANE, THE FATE OF MERCY ALBAN, THE VANISHING, THE END OF TEMPERANCE DARE and DAUGHTERS OF THE LAKE. Since her stories are set in the Great Lakes region, reviewers are calling her the Queen of the Northern Gothic.

Wendy lives in Minneapolis, where she's at work on her next novel.

Books by Wendy Webb

by Wendy Webb - Fiction, Gothic, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

After the end of her marriage, Kate Granger has retreated to her parents’ home on Lake Superior to pull herself together --- only to discover the body of a murdered woman washed into the shallows. Tucked in the folds of the woman’s curiously vintage gown is an infant, as cold and at peace as its mother. Only Kate can identify the woman, who she has seen before in her dreams. One hundred years ago, a love story ended in tragedy, its mysteries left unsolved. As the drowned woman reaches out from the grave, Kate reaches back. They must come together, if only in dreams, to right the sinister wrongs of the past.

by Wendy Webb - Fiction, Gothic, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller

When Eleanor Harper becomes the director of a renowned artists’ retreat, she knows nothing of Cliffside Manor’s dark past as a tuberculosis sanatorium, a “waiting room for death.” After years of covering murder and violence as a crime reporter, she hopes that being around artists and writers in this new job will be a peaceful retreat for her as much as for them. But from her first fog-filled moments on the manor’s grounds, Eleanor is seized by a sense of impending doom and realizes there’s more to the institution than its reputation of being a haven for creativity. As the chilling mysteries of Cliffside Manor unravel and the eerie sins of the past are exposed, she must fight to save the new fellows --- and herself --- from sinister forces.

by Wendy Webb - Fiction, Gothic, Suspense, Thriller

Just as Julia Bishop’s life is collapsing around her, a stranger appears on her doorstep with an intriguing job offer --- he asks Julia to be a companion for his elderly mother, the famous and rather eccentric horror novelist Amaris Sinclair, whom Julia has always admired...and who the whole world thinks is dead. Julia jumps at the chance for a fresh start. But when she arrives at Havenwood, the Sinclairs’ magnificent, centuries-old estate in the middle of the wilderness near Lake Superior, she begins to suspect her too-good-to-be-true job offer is exactly that. 

by Wendy Webb - Fiction
A modern-day haunted house story set on Lake Superior for readers who are craving their next great read after A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES, with long-buried secrets, and a family curse that threatens the future of the heroine’s life.