Glenda Young is an exciting talent writing gripping and heart-wrenching stories and is a top 50 paperback bestseller.

The Toffee Factory Girls (Headline, Feb 2024) is the first in a brand new trilogy from Glenda. Set in 1915 it follows the lives and loves of three women working in a WWI toffee factory in the North-East - a heart-warming novel about love, friendship, secrets, war . . . and toffee!

Foul Play at the Seaview Hotel (Headline, Nov 2023) is the third instalment in Glenda's popular cosy crime series set in Scarborough. A murderer plays a chilling game when a group of obsessive crazy golfers arrive in town to compete in a crazy golf tournament. Can hotel landlady Helen Dexter and her rescue greyhound Suki solve the crime?

Glenda lives in the North-East and has written short stories for Take a BreakMy Weekly and The People’s Friend. She was commissioned by The People's Friend to write their first weekly soap opera, Riverside. She is also a fan of Coronation Street, running two fan websites and publishing a number of books based on the show. She has talked about her writing widely in the media, including an interview on Woman's Hour.

  • “Amazing novels!” Sharon Marshall, ITV This Morning presenter
  • "Such a good writer - she's fantastic." Jane Garvey, Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4
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