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Wendy Joseph

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Wendy Joseph vies with her characters for a life of romance and adventure. A deckhand on merchant ships, she has outrun pirates off of Somalia, steered ships large and small through typhoons and calms from the Bering Sea to Shanghai, and helped rescue seals on the Pacific coast. Believing history must be lived, she has crewed the 18th century square-rigger Lady Washington, the steamer Virginia V, the WWII freighter SS Lane Victory, and the moored battleship USS Iowa. She has shared her food with Third World workers and starving cats. A musician, she sings sea shanties, her songs, and with classical and medieval choirs. Her passion is for works of the imagination, for telling a really good story, and for connecting with the minds and souls ...more

Average rating: 4.53 · 17 ratings · 6 reviews · 4 distinct works
The Witch's Hand

4.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Das Geheimnis des Cellolehrers

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Greek Fire

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Changing Suburbia

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General Life at SeaI've shipped with both SUP (Sailo...

General Life at Sea

I'veshipped with both SUP (Sailors' Union of the Pacific) and SIU (Sailors' International Union); I also worked briefly for NOAA, on a fishing trawler up in the Bering Sea. Got my sea card - Merchant Mariners' Credential (MMC) officially - in 2000. You get them through the Coast Guard, and have to jump through a lot of beauracratic hoops, what with all that Homeland Securit... Read more of this blog post »
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Lindahl’s White Horse Regressions puts an unusual twist on the whodunnit genre; it combines a murder and kidnapping mystery with reincarnation, as the three major characters, Maggie, Stuart and Glen, try to solve the crimes by revisiting their past ...more
" "delicately layered and immediately engrossing" -- Jen Knox, author of Musical Chairs and To Begin Again."a powerful tale that keeps the reader riveted" -- Ken Weene author of Memoirs From the Asylum, Tales From the Dew Drop Inne, and Widow's ..." Read more of this blog post »
" I like Prince Alarming too.

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The Witch's Hand, by Wendy Joseph, is the thinking person's sword and sorcery, and preview readers have given it
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“You are my heiress now. --Malaxia
I am not a witch! --Liana
St. Michel the Archangel, get down here. --Jettaret
I have wept for the living and the dead.
What good did it do them? --Alberge”
Wendy Joseph

“You are my heiress now. --Malaxia
I am not a witch! --Liana
St. Michel the Archangel, get down here. --Jettaret
I have wept for the living and the dead.
What good did it do them? --Alberge”
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