One of the most frequent questions I get from readers is “Have any of your books ever been turned into movies?” At last, after twenty-three years and eighty novels, I get to answer that with a resounding yes! My romance HELLO IT’S ME premiered a few weeks ago as a Hallmark Movies & Mysteries television… Read More
New York Times bestseller Wendy Corsi Staub is the
award-winning author of more than eighty novels, best known
for the single title psychological suspense novels she
writes under her own name. Those novels and the
women's fiction she writes under the pseudonym Wendy
Markham have frequently appeared on the USA Today,
Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and Bookscan bestseller lists.
In 2015, Wendy published three new novels: THE BLACK WIDOW, which concluded her cyber predator suspense
trilogy for HarperCollins; BLOOD RED, which
launchedMundy's Landing, a psychological
suspense trilogy for HarperCollins; and NINE LIVES, which launchedLily Dale, a cozy mystery series for Crooked Lane. Her Wendy
Markham novel HELLO, IT'S ME made its television
premiere on the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Channel starring
Kellie Martin and Kavan Smith.
A two-time finalist for the prestigious Simon and Schuster
Mary Higgins Clark Award, she's won the 2008 RT Award
for Career Achievement in Suspense, the 2007 RWA-NYC Golden
Apple Award for Lifetime Achievement, an RWA Rita award, and
five WLA Washington Irving Prizes for Fiction.
She previously published a dozen adult suspense novels with
Kensington Books as well as the acclaimed young adult series
LILY DALE with Walker/Bloomsbury. Earlier in her career, she
published in a broad range of genres under her own name and
various pseudonyms, and has co-authored and ghostwritten for
a number of celebrities.
Wendy lives in the New York City suburbs with her husband
and sons. A vocal and active supporter of Relay for Life,
Support Connection, and the American Cancer Society, she was
a 2012 Ovarian Cancer Awareness month national spokesperson
for the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation, and was a
featured speaker at the Katonah-Lewisboro
Relay for Life. As an animal rights advocate, she fosters
for various rescue organizations in the metropolitan area.
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