Belden, Wilanne Schneider

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(1925-    ) US author, mostly of Young Adult titles, whose Mind sequence – comprising Mind-Call (1981), Mind-Hold (1987) and Mind-Find (1988) – places a moderately dysfunctional family with Psi Powers in a Post-Holocaust environment, for they live in California after a vast earthquake has essentially destroyed the state. The interactions between two siblings, one a controlling empath and the other a sociopathic Telekinetic, move the long story slowly on. She has also written fantasies (see below). [JC]

Wilanne Schneider Belden

born Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: 14 October 1925





  • Mind-Call (New York: Atheneum, 1981) [Mind: hb/Howell]
  • Frankie! (New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1987) [hb/Stewart Daniels]
  • Mind-Hold (New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1987) [Mind: hb/]
  • Mind-Find (New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1988) [Mind: hb/]

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