News Release

For immediate release - February 25, 2013

New York Times Best Selling Author Wendy Corsi Staub @ BookFest 2013

New York Times bestseller Wendy Corsi Staub will be appearing at Viva Libros! the 2013 BookFest on Friday, March 15th in the Leesburg Public Library at 2 p.m. to speak about her new release from HarperCollins Publishers, Shadowkiller. She will be appearing again that evening in the W.T. Bland Public Library at 6:30 p.m. for the Authors’ Reception and again on Saturday, March 16th at 1 p.m. to offer a writing workshop on “Crossing Genres”.

Ms. Staub is the award-winning author of more than seventy-five published novels and has sold more than four million books worldwide. Under her own name, Wendy achieved New York Times bestselling status with her single title psychological suspense novels. Those novels and the women's fiction she writes under the pseudonym Wendy Markham have also frequently appeared on the USA Today, Barnes and Noble Top Ten, and Bookscan bestseller lists.

Wendy’s latest suspense trilogy was launched by Harpercollins in August 2012 with Nightwatcher, followed the next month by Sleepwalker, with Shadowkiller concluding the trilogy in 2013. Her work has been translated into more than a dozen languages worldwide and her titles are regularly selected as features for Mystery Guild, Literary Guild, Doubleday Book Club, Large Print Book Club, and Rhapsody Book Club.

Early in her writing career, she published in various genres including suspense, horror, historical and contemporary romance, television and movie tie-in, and biography. She also co-authored a mystery series with former New York City mayor Ed Koch and has ghost-written for a number of bestselling authors and celebrities.

The complete Lake BookFest is available on All events are free thanks to our sponsors: Lake County Library System, Lake County Economic Development & Tourism; HarperCollins Publishers; Lowe’s; Insight Credit Union; Raintree Books; SECO.



Media contact:
Judy Buckland
Program Coordinator

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