Glenda Young is an exciting talent writing gripping and heart-wrenching stories.

Her latest saga, The Girl with the Scarlet Ribbon (Headline, May 2020)tells the story of Ada Davidson who finds a baby abandoned on a doorstep, whom she takes in and raises her as her own. But when Ada dies when Jess is sixteen, the girl is banished from the place she’s always called home. With a scarlet ribbon the only connection to her past, will Jess ever find out where she really belongs?

Glenda lives in the North-East and has written short stories for Take a Break, My 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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