Wendy has a Masters in Social Work and worked in the child welfare field for twelve years before she decided to pursue her dream of writing. Her first two books, Fractured and Mama Said were published in 2011 and 2012. Mama Said was a finalist in the Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence Contest. She self-published The Christmas Curse in 2012.
Between teaching college classes, trying to get her morbidly obese cat to slim down, and tempering the will of her five-year-old granddaughter, who's determined to become a witch when she turns six so she can fly on her broom to see the Eiffel Tower and put hexes on people—not necessarily in that order—somehow Wendy still manages to fit in writing. She spends the remainder of her days inflicting mayhem on her hero and heroine until they beg for mercy.
Manhattan socialite Isabella "Izzy" Lewis is in desperate need of a fresh start. Ending up on the wrong side of a nasty divorce, jobless, and pretty much homeless, she's hit rock bottom. So when the father she never knew asks her to visit him in Iowa, she figures she has nothing more to lose—until she arrives at his home and promptly stumbles (literally) over a dead body.
From USA Today bestselling author Wendy Byrne comes a boxed set of three full-length mysteries featuring former Manhattanite turned small town Iowa sleuth, Izzy Lewis! This boxed set includes: Nearly Dead in Iowa, Double Trouble in Iowa, Shady Shenanigans in Iowa
When former Manhattanite Izzy Lewis's small town sheriff is the prime suspect in his ex-wife's disappearance, Izzy and her adventurous surrogate grandmothers, the Q's, set out to clear his name find the missing woman. But between leads that go nowhere, mysterious strangers, enemies becoming friends, they have their work cut out for them!
Amateur sleuth and artist Izzy Lewis’ life is getting more complicated by the moment. First, she has to deal with an ex husband she thought she'd left in the rearview mirror. Then, she happens to discover a dead body while unpacking for a local quilt show. Now, the suspect in the murder is asking for her help in proving his innocence. Talk about a troublesome trifecta!
When divorced, jobless and pretty much homeless Manhattan socialite Izzy Lewis gets a request from the father she never to visit him in Iowa, she figures has nothing more to lose—until she arrives at his home and promptly stumbles (literally) over a dead body. Now her missing father is murder suspect number one, and Izzy's in the crosshairs of the local sheriff!