OUT NOW IN PAPERBACK!
My Sunday Times Top Ten bestselling novel about the childhood of The Queen is now available as a beautiful bright new paperback! Find out about the young teacher who had such a profound influence on the world’s most successful and enduring monarch. You can buy it from June 10th at all major supermarkets, bookshops and online. Published in the USA as THE ROYAL GOVERNESS.
‘A beautifully woven and exquisitely detailed story of strong upstairs/downstairs women whose lives entwine during some of the most significant periods of modern British history… I am in awe of Wendy Holden.’ HEATHER MORRIS, author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz
‘Beautifully researched and captivating… Wendy’s Holden’s tender and intimate portrait of ‘Lilibet’, the future Queen Elizabeth II, is masterly.’ RACHEL HORE, author of Last Letter Home
‘Compelling characters and a wonderful blend of historical accuracy and real narrative drive… a heartbreaking study of loyalty and love.’ SALLY MORRIS, Daily Mail
Listen to THE GOVERNESS
The brilliant Freya Mavor star of Skins, reads THE GOVERNESS for Audible. You can hear a sample here.
THE GOVERNESS in the media
The launch of THE GOVERNESS caused quite a stir. Click below to see reviews, features and interviews.