Summon the Tiger

A toddler in an emotionally explosive and unstable family has her leg amputated. Despite significant emotional and physical challenges, she powers through everything life throws at her and rises triumphant in both her career and her children.

Travel with Wendy as she joins the crew on the ocean-going freighter her father bought, lives in boisterous Miami, moves to sleepy Tallahassee and then to Chicago before returning to the Detroit area. Stand by her side as she deals with a psychopathic stalker and navigates the untimely deaths of both her daughter and brother. Enjoy Italy as she sings her way across that country in a concert tour. And finally, join her is bittersweet peace as she finds resolution of difficult family relationships.

A story of remarkable grit, determination, and triumph.

Wendy Sura Thomson

About Wendy Sura Thomson (Detroit, Michigan Author)

Wendy Sura Thomson

Wendy Sura Thomson grew up in Oakland County, Michigan, attending Birmingham Groves before getting degrees from University of Miami and Florida State University: she attended Michigan State before University of Miami and the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business after Florida State.

She spent three decades working in Detroit and Oakland County for General Motors, Electronic Data Systems, A. T. Kearney and Hewlett Packard in a variety of financial and executive positions. She has been on several Boards of Directors for various musical, sailing, sports-related and charitable organizations.

Wendy is currently semi-retired, happily running the back office of one of her son's business around tending to her gardens, her two beloved Irish Setters, her canvas artwork, and - of course - her writing.