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Wendy Wax

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I write novels that explore friendship, self-discovery and the challenges life brings us, leavened with a touch of humor. I'm proud of all my books and perhaps best known for my "Ten Beach Road" titles including the USA Today bestsellers, Ten Beach Road and The House on Mermaid Point, and for While We Were Watching Downton Abbey.

I was born in St.Petersburg, Florida and grew up on St. Pete Beach within spitting distance of the Gulf of Mexico. I went, appropriately enough, to Sunshine Elementary School where recess and art class sometimes took place on the beach, and the highlight of every school year was the annual fish broil.

It’s hard to be a type-A personality when you grow up in such a laid back environment, but I managed. Convinced that
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Yes! I'm actually working on another Ten Beach Road novel right now and I'm having a blast being back on Pass-a-Grille with Maddie, Avery,…more
Hi Debbie!

Yes! I'm actually working on another Ten Beach Road novel right now and I'm having a blast being back on Pass-a-Grille with Maddie, Avery, Nikki, Kyra and crew! It will be out next spring.

I'm also very excited that my June 23 release A Week at the Lake will include bonus material -- they've included Christmas at the Beach, my Ten Beach Road novella, in the back. This is the first time it will appear in print!

Thanks so much for your interest in me and my books!

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Wendy Wax At the moment I'm working on copy edits for my June novel A Week at the Lake, which is set in Manhattan and what was once Millionaires' Row in the…moreAt the moment I'm working on copy edits for my June novel A Week at the Lake, which is set in Manhattan and what was once Millionaires' Row in the Lake George area.

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There’s nothing like the holidays to send you down memory lane. I feel like it was only yesterday that our two grown sons were babies.


People told me that those years of diapers and bottles and teething and uncertainty would be over before we knew it, but I didn’t believe them. When we struggled with potty training and our pediatrician promised me that no groom ever walked down the aisle in dia...

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Description: A WEEK AT THE LAKE is the story of three women and the Adirondack reunion that transforms their friendship and their lives. Twenty years ago, Emma Michaels, Mackenzie Hayes, and Serena Stockton bonded over their New York City dreams. Then, each summer, they solidified their friendship by spending time at their favorite lake, solving their problems over bottles of wine and gallons of ice cream. The tradition endured for years, until jealousy, secrets and life’s disappointments pulled them apart.
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“She read novels. One book after another, sometimes at the rate of one a day, for a solid year. An acceptable form of escape that didn’t leave a hangover.”
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“the number of models per square foot here on South Beach was higher than anywhere else in the world and that commercial and film shoots were common.”
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“Can I help it if my thumbs are too big for that tiny keypad?” “You should have been in Atlanta right after she got her iPhone and texted all of us her plans to ‘masterbate penis primavera,”
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