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Duluth novelist Wendy Webb is up for a Goodreads Choice Award for her horror novel, “The Fate of Mercy Alban.”

Duluth novelist up against heavy hitters in national book contest

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Move over, literary elite. A Duluth author is in contention for Best Horror Book of 2013 in the Goodreads Choice Awards.


Wendy Webb’s “The Fate of Mercy Alban” is one of 16 books in the semifinal round of the contest on the Amazon-owned social networking site dedicated to book reviews.

Webb is up against some biggies in the biz: Stephen King’s “Doctor Sleep,” “The Accursed” by Joyce Carol Oates and Anne Rice’s “The Wolves of Midwinter.”

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