VRINDA PENDRED is a BA Honours graduate in English with Creative Writing from Brunel University in London. Raised in Phoenix, Arizona until she was 16 years old, Vrinda now lives in Hertfordshire, England with her husband and son. A writer of psychological and young adult fiction, Vrinda also works as an editor and proofreader, and gives private English tuition.
She is currently working on her five-book YA fantasy series 'The Descendants'. Her first novel was 'The Ladder', a story about two friends learning to grow through their difficult childhoods and find the light that lies inside themselves.
She is also the founder of Conditional Publications, an independent charitable publishing house for writers diagnosed with neurological conditions, whose first publication was 'Check Mates: A Collection of Fiction, Poetry and Artwork about Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, by People with OCD', which hit #2 on Amazon of all books on compulsive disorders when it came out in 2010. Vrinda contributed three of her own short stories to the collection, in addition to her role as editor.
You can read her short story 'Black Holes' for free in the online magazine Devilfish Review, here: http://tinyurl.com/bmqpk52
Read about Conditional Publications at www.conditionalpublications.com
Where to find Vrinda Pendred online
The Wisdom (The Descendants, #3)
Ever since that day he found his daughter hiding in her wardrobe, Stephen Loveguard has been slowly losing his mind. Convinced someone has implanted false memories in his head, he’s desperate to find the Wisdom and cure the genetic disorder that threatens to destroy him.
Second Coming (The Descendants, #2)
The Ancients are coming for them. In fact, they’ve already landed on Earth and now they’re searching for the boy who will lead them to the Wisdom. Meanwhile, Aidan is desperate to discover the identity of his birth parents…and the real reason why he was led away from home in pursuit of the black pulse of his dreams. Can Itzy protect him from the truth that threatens to divide them?
Mythos (The Descendants, #1)
17-year-old Itzel Loveguard has a secret. The stories she can’t seem to stop writing...sometimes they come true. And now she thinks she may have killed her own father. Itzy is flung on an emotional journey as she struggles to come to terms with her traumatic past – and it leads her into a strange new world of magic and mythology.
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