Wendy Larking

Historical Fantasy Author

Coming October 13th

The Book of Secrets and Shadows
(The Dreachen Codex Book 1)

An alternative Victorian London and a feisty heroine.


Wendy Larking is an author of Historical fantasy booksShe lives in the UK, by the sea with her husband and two dogs. She also loves history and writes MM romance stories as Jem Wendel.



The book of secrets and shadows (book 1)

- Found Family
- Female Empowerment
- Ballgowns
- Demons
- Witches
- Shifters

Perfect for fans of historical fantasy and supernatural mysteries, The Book of Secrets and Shadows follows Ember Merrington as she navigates the dark underbelly of 19th century London where demons and monsters walk among humans.Concerned for her father’s declining health, Ember assumes his role of solving cases for the queen and unknowingly enters a hidden world where supernatural evil lurks around every corner. When a mysterious baron begins kidnapping young witches, Ember seizes the opportunity to prove herself. Guided by her late mother's mentor Daniel and aided by her clever friend Sam, Ember must uncover secrets about her own magical heritage and learn to harness her latent powers if she hopes to stop the baron's reign of terror.With vivid world-building and a plucky heroine who never gives up, this fast-paced adventure explores themes of female empowerment and found family as Ember embraces her identity and forms an unlikely team to stand against the forces of darkness.