Nancy Werlin

Nancy Werlin

Nancy Werlin is the author of eleven young-adult novels that range from contemporary realism to mystery to fantasy, but her twelfth and latest novel is Healer & Witch, a middle-grade historical fantasy that the Booklist praised in a starred review as “a thrilling and suspenseful experience.” Her YA books include the New York Times bestseller Impossible (fantasy), the National Book Award and LA Times Book Prize finalist The Rules of Survival (realistic fiction), the Edgar award winner The Killer’s Cousin (suspense) and her most recent YA, Zoe Rosenthal Is Not Lawful Good (contemporary comedy).

“I have a YA historical fiction story, changed to 1st person POV, as advised by Nancy Werlin, rewritten, and now, just about ready–really ready–to query!”

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