Glenda Young is an English author who has loved writing stories ever since she was a child. She sets her novels in the coal mining village of Ryhope, where she was born and bred.
Her novels are gritty sagas, inspired by her love of soap operas, with lots of action and some wonderful female characters. They are also full of warmth and humor. All of her books are standalone and can be read in any order, making her a versatile and popular author.
Glenda Young has written eight sagas with Headline Publishing and a three-book deal with the same publisher for cozy crimes set in a Scarborough B&B. All of her books have been successful, with many reaching the top of the bestseller lists. Her writing style is engaging and easy to read, making her books perfect for anyone looking for a good read.
Glenda is also a soap opera creator. Her claim to fame is that she created the first-ever weekly soap opera, Riverside, which appeared in The People’s Friend, the longest-running women’s magazine in the world.
Glenda Young has been commissioned by ITV to write TV tie-In books about the soap opera Coronation Street. She has also written major updates to Coronation Street: The Novel and Coronation Street: The Complete Saga. Glenda is a lifelong fan of the show and her work reflects her passion for it.
She runs two fan websites for the show and has been praised by the Manchester Evening News for her work. Her blog, Flaming Nora, is regularly updated with news and events from her writing life.
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- The Girl with the Scarlet Ribbon (2020)
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- The Miner’s Lass (2021)
- A Mother’s Christmas Wish (2022)
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