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Wendy Percival

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Wendy Percival comes from the UK and lives in South West England.

The time honoured 'box of old documents in the attic' stirred her interest in Family History and it was while researching her Shropshire roots she got the idea for her novel Blood-Tied.

She continues to be intrigued by genealogy with its mysteries and 'skeletons in cupboards', and writes on the subject in her blog http://familyhistorysecrets.blogspot.com

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Blood-Tied

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Some years ago our son stumbled upon a publication entitled The Percival Book in a junk shop. Wondering if it was connected with our side of the family, he bought it and presented it to us as a Christmas present.

Disappointingly, though, a summary glance at the book's contents suggested that we weren't part of this particular branch – ours being descended from "Ag Labs" and this one containing... Read more of this blog post »
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Blood-Tied by Wendy Percival
"Really enjoyed this tale of family intrigue with enough twists to not want to put it down!"
Death of a Cuckoo by Wendy Percival
"Very enjoyable and substantial short story: I shall be looking for more Esme Quentin soon."
Death of a Cuckoo by Wendy Percival
"Gina returns to her family home after the death of her mother. She already lost her father and now that her mother is gone as well Gina is left all alone. She's an only child, which means she unfortunately has no other siblings to help her through..." Read more of this review »
Death of a Cuckoo by Wendy Percival
"Having read (and very much enjoyed) the previous two full length Esme Quentin stories Blood-Tied and The Indelible Stain, I just had to purchase this Esme short story. However, if you are new to this series, then this could quite easily be read as..." Read more of this review »
" Leila wrote: "Wendy I was inspired by your most interesting article about the genealogy genre. All of your books sound fascinating and I am now waitin ...more "
Blood-Tied by Wendy Percival
" Sorry about the tea-making, Lesley! It's one of those things which is ingrained in some of us older Brits, I think.
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