New novel

“A compelling exploration of the secrets we’ll die to keep, and the secrets we’ll kill to bury.... The kind of twisty page-turner that will keep you up all night, with, yes, the lights on!”
—Paula Munier, USA Today bestselling author



“An expertly-crafted puzzle box…Diabolically twisty with an ending you won’t see coming.”
—Alma Katsu, author of The Fervor and Red Widow


Book 6 of the
Greenhouse Mystery Series

“Lively characters, a charming setting, red herrings galore, and a satisfying denouement make this entry a winner.”
Publishers Weekly on Rooted in Deceit


Book 1 of the
Delilah Percy Powers Crime Series

A Dark Homage is masterful. Tyson skillfully turns from humor to tension in the span of a single sentence, and readers will be left wanting to know what happens next with Delilah and her team. A must read.”
—E.A. Aymar, author of The Unrepentant


Book 4 of the
Allison Campbell Mystery Series

“This is a truly unique and enjoyable series of reinvention and, oddly enough, acceptance.”
Kings River Life Magazine

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Writers find inspiration in the most unlikely places—a painting, an odd turn of phrase, a boarded-up old house tucked into the woods. It’s hard to say what little spark will find its way into the deepest corners of the imagination and ignite a story.

I’ve been writing for a long time. You can find my short fiction in literary journals like KARAMU, Eclipse and Concho River Review, and while I have the utmost respect for the short story format, it’s the novel I love. All that room to explore. I’m grateful to my teachers, those other novelists whose stories taught me that through fiction we’re not simply entertained, but we can share what it means to be human.

For now, I’ll continue here in my small corner of the world (Vermont) and do my best to be open to the everyday wonders that can be nurtured and nudged into a novel. Dogs underfoot, coffee at my side, I hope to make my characters come alive for you.

Check back in occasionally. And, of course, I’d love to hear from you.

Praise for Wendy Tyson

Worth a read among the traditional cozies…
The New York Times Book Review
Charming and entertaining cozy series debut…
Library Journal
…a cast of phenomenal characters, dark family secrets, and witty writing… sure to please mystery-lovers.
Fresh Fiction
A real treat for fans of well-written, superbly crafted mysteries.
Mysterious Reviews
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