Wendy Cartmell is the author of 15 crime novels and a reader for the Crime Writers Association Debut Dagger competition. She writes a book review blog and is a member of Netgalley and Goodreads. She is a member of the Crime Writers Association and the International Thriller Writers Association. She is a regular editor of fiction including short stories, historical novels, thrillers and memoirs. Her beta reading projects have included thrillers, mysteries, romantic comedy and historical novels.
A BA (Hons) in Education and English was gained from Reading University and she was a primary teacher for a number of years. She also worked in communications for large corporate companies in the press office and as editor of in-house newspapers.
She is the author of the Amazon #1 Bestseller STEPS TO HEAVEN and the subsequent 7 Sgt Major Crane novels. She lives on the Costa del Sol with three mad dogs and her even madder husband. She inherited her love of reading from her parents and discovered her ability to weave a good story at Reading University, which she attended at the tender age of 40.
An avid reader of mostly crime fiction she has eventually decided to put her reviews in one place and the result is Booked – a criminally good book blog.