New York Times bestseller Wendy Corsi Staub is the award-winning author of more than seventy-five published novels. 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 also frequently appeared on the USA Today, Barnes and Noble Top Ten, and Bookscan bestseller lists.
Wendyâ€™s third trilogy of suspense novels for Harpercollins features standalone titles linked by a social networking theme. They include THE GOOD SISTER (Harper, October 2013), a Suspense Magazine Best Reads of 2013 title, THE PERFECT STRANGER (July 2014) and THE BLACK WIDOW (March 2015). Earlier in 2013, she concluded a bestselling, award-winning Harpercollins trilogy: in NIGHTWATCHER (September 2012), which won the 2013 Westchester Library Association Washington Irving Prize for Fiction, the New York Times bestselling SLEEPWALKER (October 2012), her second book to final for the prestigious Simon and Schuster Mary Higgins Clark Award, and SHADOWKILLER (February 2013).
Currently under contract for a fourth thriller trilogy for Harper, set in the fictionalized Hudson Valley town Mundy's Landing. It will launch in 2015 with BLOOD RED. Also in 2015, she will launch a new cozy mystery series set in the spiritualist town Lily Dale, New York.
Wendy won the 2008 RT Award for Career Achievement in Suspense and the 2007 RWA-NYC Golden Apple Award for Lifetime Achievement. A proud recipient of the RWA Rita award, she has also been honored five times with the Westchester Library Association's Washington Irving Prize for Fiction and was recognized as one of WLA's Millennial Authors in 2000.
Her books are available in mass market or hardcover print and most are also in digital and audio format. She has published in various genres including suspense, horror, historical and contemporary romance, television and movie tie-in, and biography. She co-authored a mystery series with the late New York City mayor Ed Koch and has ghost-written for a number of bestselling authors and celebrities.
Wendy lives in the New York City suburbs with her husband of twenty-three years and their two children.