WorldCat Identities

Holden, Wendy 1965-

Works: 76 works in 409 publications in 8 languages and 10,945 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Humorous fiction  Romance fiction  Domestic fiction  Chick lit 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: PR6058.O436, 823.92
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Wendy Holden
Azur like it by Wendy Holden( Book )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shady billionaire Peter Hardstone's son, Nat, offers Kate Clegg, a reporter, a chance to cover the Cannes Film Festival on the luxurious Cote d'Azur
Marrying up : a right royal romantic comedy by Wendy Holden( Book )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polly, a student who has fallen in love with Max, a veterinarian, doesn't care about his money but senses he has a secret, while social climbing Alexa befriends a wealthy aristocrat in hopes that she can meet an eligible, wealthy man
Farm fatale : a comedy of country manors by Wendy Holden( Book )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young couples seek greener pastures in the English village of Eight Mile Bottom. They soon become involved in the schemes of the eccentric locals
Bad heir day by Wendy Holden( Book )

18 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After being dumped by her rich, handsome boyfriend, Anna vows to give up men forever. She takes a job as a nanny in the ritzy Kensington home of the Knights. Armed with a Hoover in one hand and Harry Potter in the other, Anna finds herself living with the family from hell: Cassandra, a social-climbing romance novelist with writer's block; Jett, Cassandra's cheating rock-star spouse; and Zak, their spawn-of-Satan son. So when Anna meets Jamie, the dashing heir to a castle in Scotland, she figures he's too good to be true. And she just may be right ..."--Barnes &
Gossip hound by Wendy Holden( Book )

30 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in 7 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

London publicist Grace Armiger's boring life takes a dramatic turn when she is given first viewing rights to what she assumes to be a Hollywood tell-all by A-list star Red Campion--a manuscript that has gained the attention of aspiring tabloid journalist Belinda Black
The wives of Bath by Wendy Holden( Book )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Bath, England, two couples from different social classes inexplicably keep crossing paths, the result of which is a hilarious social comedy
Bad heir day by Wendy Holden( )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Farrier learns the hard way that in some careers, highpowered connections mean far more than actual talent. So, she becomes an assistant to Cassandra Knight author of scorching blockbusters whose real forte is social climbing. Unfortunately, the ad Anna answered is Cassandra's latest plan to bamboozle someone into becoming a nanny to her son Zak- a post no one in their right mind would want
The school for husbands by Wendy Holden( Book )

22 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distraught at the prospect of losing his wife, Neil enrolls in an experimental clinic aimed at helping hopeless husbands mend their ways. But will its intensive tuition be enough to get Neil back together with his wife, Sarah? Not if her mother and childhood sweetheart have anything to do with it
Filthy rich by Wendy Holden( Book )

13 editions published in 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mary meets gorgeous Monty, heir to a stately pile, romantic bliss seems assured. But after the roof falls in and the pictures are flogged, happiness is thin on the ground. Beth exchanges Holland Park for simple weekends at the country cottage her banker husband's bonus has bought. They only offered a little over the asking price -- why don't the locals like them? Uber-WAG Alexandra needs a country mansion -- fast. Her footballer boyfriend is being transferred and time is running out. There must be a Hello!-tastic pile somewhere? Morag is the terror of the village. She's a Stalin against slug pellets who wears hemp trousers and makes her own Weetabix. When the village launches an allotment project they become dramatically embroiled in a bitter struggle over sex, power and money, which threatens to blight more than everyone's carrots
Simply divine by Wendy Holden( Recording )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Despite jobs at magazines like Gorgeous and Fabulous, Jane feels anything but. Her relationship with the man in her life is at a dead-end, and the body she sees each morning in the mirror simply refuses to cooperate. But Jane's life is about to receive some divine intervention; she's been chosen to ghost-write the racy doings of celebrity socialite Champagne D'Vyne, the grand diva of self-promotion."--Container
Honeymoon suite by Wendy Holden( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Nell is marooned at the altar, her feisty best friend Rachel says she'll come with her on honeymoon instead. Why waste a week in a posh country hotel? So the duo, plus Rachel's Agatha Christie-obsessed small daughter Juno, head for the hills and idyllic Edenville, on the edge of the beautiful Pemberton estate. Awaiting them is a cast of colourful characters from Jason the harassed hotel manager to the ruthless Angela, Director of HR. Not to mention the handsome Dylan, a bestselling writer on the run from his past. Nell doesn't want to go back to London, so when a job on the estate comes up, she's happy to stay. Even if it is arranging weddings in the Big House! As she becomes entangled in the lives of the locals - and they weave their way into her heart - she realises there might be a way to reach the rainbow's end after all
Untitled by Wendy Holden( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Azur like it by Wendy Holden( Recording )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kate is a journalist in a small northern town. When evil tycoon Peter Hardstone takes over the paper, her career hits an all-time low. However, when she's sent with Hardstone's son to cover the glittering Cannes Film Festival, she can't believe her luck. But it's not all fun and games in the playground of the rich
Marrying up by Wendy Holden( Recording )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Social climber Alexa may be humbly born, but she's a class-hopping cruise missile aimed at the very top of the tree. Befriending feckless aristo Florrie means the grandest doors swing open, and soon the prince of her dreams is in sight
Laura lake and the case of the hipster weddings by Wendy Holden( Book )

7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Laura Lake longs to be a journalist. Now shes an unpaid intern at a glossy magazine sleeping in the fashion cupboard and living on canapés. And shes just got her first big break: infiltrate three society weddings and write a juicy exposé. Security will be tighter than a Kardashian pencil skirt, but how hard can it be? Shell don a ball-gown for the aristocrats, a festival headdress for the artisan jewellery makers, and a glitter moustache for the Shoreditch hipsters. But Laura hasnt prepared for disappearing brides and secret royal orgies. Or the fact that her jealous office enemy will do anything to bring her down..."--Book cover
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Bad heir day
Alternative Names
Holden, Wendy Jayne.

Wendy Holden British novelist

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Marrying up : a right royal romantic comedyFarm fatale : a comedy of country manorsBad heir dayGossip houndThe wives of BathThe school for husbandsFilthy richUntitled