| Lee Martin
Martha G. Webb|
police detective (ret.)
mystery, fantasy, romance, mainstream
Gangsters Wives, Yakuza - go home!, Genealogy of murder, The Thursday club, Bird in a Cage
Anne Wingate Wikipedia
Anne Wingate, born in 1943, is a mystery, fantasy, and romance writer currently living in Salt Lake City, Utah. She owns two publishing houses (including one with her husband), and publishes works under her own name as well as the pseudonyms Lee Martin and Martha G. Webb
Wingate was born in 1943 as Martha Anne Guice in Savannah, Georgia, She grew up as a member of the Disciples of Christ Church, and is an adult convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Prior to becoming a writer, she worked as a crime scene investigator.
In January 2006, Wingate was brought into the media spotlight because her adopted daughter, Alicia Wingate, was killed along with her boyfriend in a police shootout in Kansas. Her daughter was being sought in connection with the murder of man in Utah. Wingate stated that—on the basis of published information about the crime—she is certain that Alicia would have been quickly exonerated if the case had made it to court.
Most of her mysteries are set somewhere within Texas. Her LDS beliefs sometime shows in her works. Wingate is partner with her husband, Thomas Russell Wingate, in Wingate & Wingate, Writers. She also owns Live Oak House, an e-publishing company. Through Live Oak House, she has published other writers, her own fantasies and romances, and works by some of her children.
In addition to works published under her own name, Wingate writes under the pseudonyms Lee Martin and Martha G. Webb.