Willa Reece is one of Orbit Publishing’s New Voices of 2021 with her women’s fiction fantasy debut, WILDWOOD WHISPERS. Previously published with Harlequin and Entangled Teen as Barbara J. Hancock, Willa is devoted to animal rescue and her three scientist sons—a biologist, and an aspiring chemist and physicist. Willa lives in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia where stories are often told on a dark side porch by the flicker of firefly light.