Wendy Dranfield

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Wendy once worked as a Coroner's Assistant and is now a crime thriller writer who lives in the UK with her husband and 3 rescue cats.

‘Who Cares If They Die’ was her debut novel, published by Ruby Fiction in winter 2018. The second in the series is released in July 2019 and Wendy is currently working on books 3 and 4. They are set in the US and follow Dean Matheson and his mission to become a homicide detective.

It should be noted the break-out star from book 1 is Rocky - the wannabe-police dog!

Wendy is a member of the Crime Writers’ Association and the Society of Authors and is a little addicted to Twitter.

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Website: www.wendydranfield.co.uk
Twitter: @WendyDranfield
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Who Cares If They Die

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End of the Road

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It Lies With You

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Book Extract: The Girl Who Died

Chapter 1

Her eyes are staring at me, but there’s no life in them anymore. Her skin is already starting to change colour. All that blood escaping from the side of her head is ruining her hair. She looks like she’s trying to out-stare me.

‘First one to blink loses.’

The sound of my voice surprises me. I don’t know how long I’ve been sat here. The quarry we’re in is empty, apart from a black and whi... Read more of this blog post »
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Joyce Carol Oates
“I never change, I simply become more myself.”
Joyce Carol Oates, Solstice

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“Something else I want you to know: how glad I am, Constant Reader, that we’re both still here. Cool, isn’t it?”
Stephen King, The Bazaar of Bad Dreams

Rose Tremain
“In the planning stage of a book, don't plan the ending. It has to be earned by all that will go before it.”
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“The best way to get even with anyone is to put them in the rearview mirror on your way to something better.”
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A.R. Thanks for the friending, Wendy.


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