Wendy  Holden





Wendy Holden


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in Cleckheaton, Yorkshire, The United Kingdom
June 12, 1965

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Wendy Holden grew up in Yorkshire, and studied English at Girton College, Cambridge. She worked in magazines for many years before joining Tatler's in 1997 as deputy editor, and later moved to the Mail on Sunday’s You magazine, which she left in 2000 to concentrate on writing. She regularly writes features for newspapers and magazines on a range of social, topical and lifestyle subjects and is also a television and radio contributor.

She has now published ten novels, Gallery Girl, Beautiful People, Bad Heir Day, Pastures Nouveaux, Fame Fatale, Azur Like It, The Wives of Bath, The School for Husbands, Filthy Rich, Farm Fatale, Gossip Hound, Simply Divine, all top 10 bestsellers.

Holden is married, and lives in England with her family.

Average rating: 3.23 · 11,983 ratings · 1,011 reviews · 21 distinct worksSimilar authors
Simply Divine

3.35 avg rating — 1,661 ratings — published 1999 — 14 editions
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Bad Heir Day

2.98 avg rating — 1,641 ratings — published 2000 — 27 editions
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The Wives of Bath: A Novel

3.42 avg rating — 1,158 ratings — published 2005 — 11 editions
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Farm Fatale: A Comedy of Co...

3.25 avg rating — 1,549 ratings — published 2001 — 16 editions
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Beautiful People

3.26 avg rating — 991 ratings — published 2009 — 10 editions
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Azur Like It

3.20 avg rating — 726 ratings — published 2003 — 16 editions
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School for Husbands

3.14 avg rating — 781 ratings — published 2006 — 18 editions
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Marrying Up

3.04 avg rating — 654 ratings — published 2011 — 14 editions
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Gossip Hound

3.18 avg rating — 717 ratings — published 2002 — 18 editions
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Filthy Rich

3.42 avg rating — 422 ratings — published 2008 — 8 editions
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“capable heart. As has happened countless times, he lost me for months on end and not only never complained, he immersed himself in the story, escorted and supported me, provided me with endless pots of tea and emergency gin and tonics. Sorry for the nightmares. Wendy Holden”
Wendy Holden, Born Survivors: Three Young Mothers and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage, Defiance, and Hope

“...her mother began to pick apart the toilet paper covering her gift. 'I suppose," she said brightly, 'we should be grateful this hasn't been used before as well!”
Wendy Holden, The Wives of Bath: A Novel

“Adapt yourself to the things among which your lot has been cast and love sincerely the fellow creatures with whom destiny has ordained that you shall live.’ Marcus Aurelius”
Wendy Holden, Haatchi & Little B: The Inspiring True Story of One Boy and His Dog

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