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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.

The Forest of Darkness Series

Books 1 – 3

Sometimes ‘the one’ is a monster…


Book 1, Mastering Darkness:


Anthony, the Master Vampire of Atlanta, is losing himself to the tempting feel of the powerful darkness within. But a flirtations chance meeting with a beautiful human shocks his heart into remembering sensations he thought he’d long lost the ability to experience. Oblivious to the supernatural world existing in the shadows all around her, Kaia has secrets of her own, though, like why she’s the only human living at Wild Woods, home to Anthony’s bitter foe.


Book 2, Abandoned Darkness:


Sebastian, the cursed Alpha Wolf of Atlanta, has spent years honing the viciousness of his animal to bury his anger over a twist of fate he has no control over. A nagging fight with the old Alpha heats up, and Sebastian’s own screw up threatens an important friendship. He aches to lash out more than ever. What hope does Jade, a scaredy cat werejaguar who’s always had a crush on him, have of softening his hide?


Book 3, Resisting Darkness:


Ethan was a powerful Master Vampire. He wasn’t supposed to need help. Beckoning home the only vampire he’d ever made in order to exact long overdue justice, Ethan’s blood link to the killer was driving him mad. As he focuses on his plans for what and who might be left behind once he rights the heart wrenching wrongs of his past, a wickedly beautiful vampire named Harmony comes to town. The vigilante justice he’d been planning suddenly has an unavoidable, sexy wrinkle.



Praise for The Forest of Darkness Series:
Book 1, Mastering Darkness

“…Just when a reader thinks they’ve read all that paranormal has to offer, along comes a refreshing new spin! Fans will not only devour this anchoring novel, but will be left wanting more! With well-rounded, three-dimensional characters, the author draws the reader into a world where both vampire and shifter co-exist in an uncommon hierarchy. The author also does a unique job in showing the hero’s internal turmoil and conflict. Between past relationship fails, and the high-pressure demands that come with being a leader, many will find themselves relating to his struggle. …Readers looking for their next paranormal,mystery, romance book look no further!” -Reviewed by Stephanie Lodes for InD’tale Magazine

Book 2, Abandoned Darkness

“The secret world of supernatural beings living on the edges of Atlanta is brilliantly developed… Sebastian’s attraction to Jade, a reluctant shape shifting jaguar, blossoms into the beginnings of a relationship, but with his past and position as Alpha Wolf, Jade is just not sure if she can accept everything that may be involved. In the meantime, the Family is changing… Clear, smooth writing, intense action, and a wide range of emotions keep you turning the pages… This is a great read that you can only be thrilled by and will make you want to continue with the next volume.” -Reviewed By Melinda Hills for Readers’ Favorite

Book 3, Resisting Darkness

“Yes! Third time is a charm! …Depth, intrigue, mystery and love… all of them combined in this great tale. Ethan can’t make heads or tails of what he wants to do more and beauty with an attitude only seems to make it worse! From beginning to end, an eventful story chocked full of “eye-openers”, “wait and sees”, then, that “can’t wait” feeling! Awesome job and thank you for the privilege to read it.” −Reviewed by JSDaniMine for Reading Alley