Wendy Vella


Wendy Vella is a lover of all things romantic. She started reading her first Georgette Heyer book at a young age and instantly fell in love with the Regency era. Writing is something she has always found time for; she penned her first novel at eighteen though she says it will never make an appearance further than the closet in which it currently resides.
After having her two children Wendy then joined RWNZ and started honing her chosen craft by entering competitions with some success and attending conferences. Her Clendon and Readers Choice award-winning historical romance The Reluctant Countess will debut in Jan 2013 with Random House in their Loveswept line.
She has an addiction to reading and loves a wide range of genres while her first love will always be historical. She relishes novels steeped in Romance and excitement with feisty heroines and delicious heroes, especially when they are set amongst the treacherous waters of London society.
Wendy is a sucker for a happy ending having secured her own. She has been married to her own dark brooding hero for 28 years and shares her home with two wonderful children, two dogs and anyone else who happens to be visiting at the time. Born and raised in a rural area in the North Island of New Zealand, Wendy loves the beaches and lush green rolling hills of her homeland and is proud to call herself a very patriotic Kiwi!

Where to find Wendy Vella online


Lady In Demand
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Miss Phoebe Langley doesn't fit into society. She's willful and outspoken. Oh, and she once earned her living as a highwayman. Not the type of scandalous behavior appropriate for a debutante or it seems for the aloof and stuffy Lord Levermarch, who constantly finds her lacking.
Christmas Wishes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,250. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Miss Hero Appleby knew Lord Caruthers by reputation only, he was a self-indulgent rake, yet she had no choice but to approach him as her orphans were in desperate need of support. Max had believed himself incapable of emotion yet meeting Hero and her children was making him feel things that he had believed were long dead. Could his long forgotten Christmas wish really come true?
Lady In Disguise
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,890. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Desperate and penniless, Miss Olivia Langley is out of options. To ensure her family's survival she and her sister decide to take a drastic step - they become highwaymen. Disaster strikes when, inside the first carriage they rob, they find the one man Olivia had hoped never to see again. Five years ago Lord William Ryder had broken Livvy's heart, now she fears it will be he that unmasks her.
Duchess By Chance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,660. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Betrayed by his father and forced into an unwanted marriage, the Duke of Stratton is an angry man. Can Eva, his new duchess, tame the beast he has become or has she simply traded one tyrant for another?

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