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Kate Wendley writes paranormal romance for those who love drama. Vampires, werewolves and more contend with hot tempers and incredible powers while bravely navigating the mysteries of finding love and acceptance in her urban fantasy series, A Forest of Darkness. Set in the City in a Forest, Atlanta, GA, it make you think twice about how well you really know your friends and neighbors. When Kates not busily writing about things that go bump in the night she enjoys watching sci-fi, campy horror movies and stand up comedies.

Available November 2015!

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Mastering Darkness
A Forest of Darkness Novel #1

A Master Vampire on the brink of losing his humanity holds on by his fingertips when a beautiful, lost soul enters his life…

The gruesome duties of being the Master Vampire of the Atlanta territory are enough to make Anthony turn off his emotions and become the monster he sees in the mirror once and for all. A flirtatious chance meeting with Kaia shocks his heart into remembering sensations he thought he’d long lost the ability to experience, but Kaia has secrets of her own, like why she’s the only human living at Wild Woods, home to Anthony’s bitter foe, Ethan, and his much smaller family of vampires and shapeshifters.

Can Anthony fight his growing suspicions and learn how to truly love, or will Ethan’s attempts at tearing him down finally push him into becoming the cold hearted monster he knows he is?


Available January 2016!

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Abandoned Darkness
A Forest of Darkness Novel #2

Being a werewolf who could read minds won Sebastian no friends in a world full of secrets. Sebastian spent years fortifying an angry, vicious wall around himself, but when he accidentally crashes into the beautiful, delicate woman of his dreams, his fearsomely constructed world is suddenly in danger of collapsing.

Being a werewolf who could read minds won Sebastian no friends in a world full of secrets. Years of being shunned by the supernaturals in Atlanta reinforced his bad attitude while he cultivated the deadly power of his wolf, keeping it barely contained most days. After literally colliding with timid, gorgeous Jade, a werejaguar, her surprising reaction shakes him to his core and he’s suddenly faced with the terrifying option of allowing someone to get close to him.

But is Sebastian too wild for love?


Available April 2016!

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Resisting Darkness
A Forest of Darkness Novel #3

Waking up to his wife being murdered left a brutal scar on Ethan’s soul. Tormenting the Master Vampire of Atlanta, her killer’s son, helped ease his pain since her murderer was long gone, but it took a beautiful, sassy vampire to walk into his life to make him realize just how twisted he’d become.

Harmony snuck in the door loaded with weapons and an attitude, and Ethan soon found that no matter which path he chose, retribution over his wife’s murder or moving on with a new love in his life, the past always comes back to haunt him.

Will Ethan’s need for revenge push things dangerously too far, or will he force himself to unravel his painful memories before he loses the first woman he respects and loves after years of feeling empty inside?