An Audience with Glenda Young


Suitable for ages 16+

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Join us at the Word as Glenda discusses her new book – A Mother’s Christmas Wish.

Following a scandalous affair, wayward Emma Devaney is sent in disgrace from her home in Ireland to England, where she will live with her widowed aunt, Bessie Brogan, and help run her pub. At first Emma rebels against her lack of freedom. Struggling to fit in, she turns to the wrong person for comfort. Accepting she must embrace her new life, Emma pours her energy into making the pub thrive and she helps heal the fractured relationship between Bessie and her daughters. As December approaches, thankful for the home and acceptance she’s found, Emma is determined to bring not just her family, but the whole community together to celebrate – and to make one very special Christmas dream come true.

About Glenda Young

Glenda Young, Biography

Glenda Young is a best-selling author and award-winning writer. She’s the writer of Riverside, a weekly soap opera published in The People’s Friend magazine since 2016. She has also had over 200 short stories published in women’s magazines and anthologies Glenda’s gritty sagas are set in a northeast mining village in 1919 and her cosy crimes are set in modern-day Scarborough and the books are published by Headline. Glenda has also written TV tie-in books for ITV’s Coronation Street and is an award-winning short story writer. She was one of six finalists in the coveted Clement & Le Frenais comedy award in 2019.

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