Wendy Holden, also sometimes known as Taylor Holden, is an experienced author and novelist with more than thirty books published, fifteen of which are bestsellers. She has also had numerous works transferred to radio and television, and four of her books have been optioned for film.


A journalist for eighteen years, her first novel THE SENSE OF PAPER was published by Random House, New York, to widespread critical acclaim and has recently been released as an ebook. Her second novel THE CRUELTY OF BEAUTY has been published in English as an ebook and in Czech as a hardback. Her non-fiction titles have chiefly chronicled the lives of remarkable subjects, including the international bestseller BORN SURVIVORS which tells the true story of three young mothers who hid their pregnancies from the Nazis and gave birth in the concentration camps.
TOMORROW WILL BE A GOOD DAY chronicles the amazing life story of Captain Sir Tom Moore, the 99-year-old war veteran who raised almost £40m for the NHS during the coronavirus pandemic.


ONE HUNDRED MIRACLES tells the true story of the teenage piano prodigy Zuzana Ruzickova who survived three concentration camps to become one of the world’s foremost Baroque musicians and the first person to ever record the complete works of Bach. A WOMAN OF FIRSTS is the autobiography of Edan Adan Ismail, the ‘Muslim Mother Teresa’, a midwife who changed the world. IN THE NAME OF GUCCI is the gripping family drama surrounding the rise and fall of Patricia Gucci's father Aldo, the man responsible for the rise of the legendary fashion label.


FIVE MINUTES OF AMAZING is the moving memoir of a young soldier with early onset Alzheimer’s and how he chose to deal with the hand Fate dealt him. Her other memoirs include that of the only woman in the French Foreign Legion in TOMORROW TO BE BRAVE (soon to be a film), the mother of a woman killed after marrying a Sudanese warlord in TILL THE SUN GROWS COLD, A LOTUS GROWS IN THE MUD the memoir of actress Goldie Hawn and LADY BLUE EYES, the autobiography of Frank Sinatra’s widow Barbara – all of which were New York Times and Sunday Times bestsellers.


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