Wendy Hershey

Biography

Hello Everyone! I am an avid reader and also an author of medical articles, inspirational pieces, psychological thrillers, and poetry. My career for the past twenty years has been as a medical professional in geriatric medicine. I also have many years experience teaching music and also a long career as a successful business professional in the insurance industry. I have been blessed with an insatiable entrepreneurial spirit and currently have several successful online businesses. I am what you would call a "Jackie of all Trades."

A surprise novelette will be arriving soon for my cat lover readers. It features an adventuresome Bombay cat named Snoop, who you might say is just a brilliant little human covered with black fur. You will love the mischief this feline orchestrates in a small town in New Hampshire.

I hope you enjoy my new psychological thriller,"Prologue to Insanity" which will be available for sale in early 2014. It is indeed a frightening plunge into a psychiatrist's tangled mind, laced with intrigue, passion and murder. There is no escape from the web of psychological terror and unfulfilled passion for a beautiful psychiatrist named Julia Spires. Coming soon! Visit my website for a preview.
www.wendyhershey.com

Please enjoy my other free books and poetry until then.

Contact me if you have any questions or comments. I'd love to hear from you!

Email: info@wendyhershey.com

Thank you!
Wendy Hershey

Smashwords Interview

What do you read for pleasure?
I enjoy a good mystery thriller that always keeps me wondering what will happen next. I love surprises in a book that make me turn the pages quickly! I particularly enjoy psychological suspense with a dash of passion with eerie coastal or mountain settings in the US or Canada.
When did you first start writing?
I first started writing at about age 12. My first writings consisted of short poems about my favorite joy in life... my cats. As I grew older, I developed a great love for expository writing, which was introduced to me in various college English classes. Descriptive writing seemed to always be my thing in both poetry and prose. I continued throughout college to enroll in writing and literature classes, even though English was not my major. I simply loved the written word.
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Where to find Wendy Hershey online


Books

If Only You Knew
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Price: Free! Words: 320. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A woman grieves for the gradual loss of emotional and physical commitment from the man she loves.
The Ebony Cat
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Price: Free! Words: 270. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A little poem of a black cat named Ebony. He arrived one day as a friskie young kitten and lived to a grand old age, always displaying affection to his owner. He rewarded his owner each day with kitty smiles, even into his elder days.
Take Time Once More
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Price: Free! Words: 280. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A woman pleads silently to her lost love, asking him to take time once more to remember the precious relationship they once had. She discovers in the end that there is only One who always hears and remembers her pleas.
Dreams As I Slumber
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Series: Dreams. Price: Free! Words: 250. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
We often dream of people we have encountered from our daily life who seem to make a lasting impression on our hearts. Some people we meet have merry hearts, while others have no joy. We often wonder what lies behind those smiles or blank faces. Encourage others daily, for you might just be the one to save a soul from despair.
Dreams As I Weep
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Series: Dreams. Price: Free! Words: 300. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
This poem is a heartfelt description of a woman who has been betrayed in love. She agonizes the loss of her love, even as she dreams. She cannot escape the memories that cause her to weep each night in solitary pain. The reader discovers that her heart remains open to one day again finding love.
The Tattered Soul
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Price: Free! Words: 260. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short poem with a passionate message about a homeless man shivering in the cold. This hungry old man was seen sitting alone in a parking lot on New Year's day, with a few rags for clothes.
Dreams As I Laugh
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Series: Dreams. Price: Free! Words: 320. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
(5.00 from 1 review)
The gift of laughter is truly a blessing. Sometimes laughter can open up a new path to an unrealized dream we need to discover, or recall a pleasant memory. Laughter can provide contentment to those in need, or to those who need uplifted. Laughter is a gift to all!
The Dying Yankee
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Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Have you ever wondered what happened to our spark? That flame that once shot up so strongly from our American souls? Our passion as American citizens? I am talking about the enthusiasm for a great life in this magnificent country…the United States of America. Who or what has stamped out our flame of passion, and left us in mediocre dimness to become dying Yankees?
Dreams As I Walk
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Series: Dreams. Price: Free! Words: 260. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Walking along alone in a peaceful, familiar setting can be a pleasant place to allow warm memories to be recalled, as well as those that were painful. But new dreams can be just up ahead on your walk, if you allow yourself to take an unknown destination in life. Take a chance, and dream as you walk!
Hear the Crystal Bell
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Price: Free! Words: 220. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
In this poem, a crystal bell announces the impending arrival of a woman's death. The bell tolls several times as death waits to sweep her soul away. The delicate sound of the crystal bell comes all too soon, and is met with unresponsive ears.
Escape from Hopelessness
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 650. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
If you are convinced that your situation is hopeless and there is no way out, then this book is for you. Discover how following just three simple steps can completely change any predicament in your life. Find out how to arm yourself with the most powerful tool for success! This book is based on Proverbs 23:7 “As a man thinketh in his heart, so is he.”
If I Couldn't Be Me, I'd Be a...CAT!
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Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
(3.33 from 3 reviews)
Be more like a cat...you will live longer! This short little story takes a peek into some of the mysterious ways of our beloved feline friends. Adopt a few of the cat's secret ways, and you just might live to a ripe old age, and purr with contentment.
Two Distant Hearts
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Price: Free! Words: 280. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Your love is out there waiting for only you. Ecclesiastes 3: "There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens..." Be patient!
My Sweetest Blessing
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Price: Free! Words: 260. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
(5.00 from 1 review)
Can you find the love of your life more than once in a lifetime?
Garden of Love
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Price: Free! Words: 240. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
(5.00 from 1 review)
"The unknown beauty of love can sprout in any garden. Look for that tiny seedling, nuture it, and cherish it always."

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Smashwords book reviews by Wendy Hershey

  • In an Author's Mind on Dec. 31, 2012

    I enjoyed your poem! You made the words come alive, as if they are living beings, continually trying to escape your mind and be written. Very creative and lively! I'm looking forward to more of your works!
  • At 40 on March 14, 2013
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    I truly enjoyed your expression of love and devotion for your wife in your poem.
  • I Saw A Demon on March 20, 2013

    In this short story, the author tells us simply, that all of us have the most powerful anti-demontic tool available...Jesus Christ. We simply have to call on His name to protect us from the demons in our life. Thank you for writing this short story. You clearly have shown the power of Jesus Christ in your words!