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Wendy Holden is an experienced author and novelist with more than thirty published books, many of which are bestsellers. 

Her non-fiction titles have championed the lives of remarkable people.

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.  'One Hundred Miracles' tells the true story of the teenage piano prodigy and Bach devotee Zuzana Ruzickova who survived three concentration camps and slave labour with her mother, almost ruining her hands forever, but fought back under Communist rule to become one of the world’s foremost musicians and the first person to ever record the complete works of Bach. 

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About Roger Ley

Roger Ley was born and educated in London, and spent some of his formative years in Saudi Arabia. Having completed his initial pilot training and gained an engineering degree, he somewhat optimistically applied to NASA for astronaut training, but, unfortunately, was not selected. He worked as an engineer in the oilfields of North Africa and in the North Sea for some years before starting a career in higher education. His writing has appeared in publications including The Guardian, Readers Digest, The Oldie and Best of British. His speculative fiction has been podcast, broadcast and appeared internationally on numerous websites. He has published five works of speculative fiction and a collection of autobiographical stories. He lives in Suffolk.


 ‘The Muslim Prince’

What if Princess Diana hadn't died in the Paris car crash in 1997?

In this alternate reality, Diana converts to Islam and marries Dodi Fayed; Prince William succeeds to the throne; and Diana re-joins the Royal Family as Queen Mother and a Muslim. Meanwhile, her grandson, James, who is next in line to the throne, falls under the spell of a Saudi Arabian Princess, who wants him to convert and become the first Muslim King of England.

In this intriguing thriller, the future King of England treads a difficult path through a religiously divided nation, while international forces attempt to capture the British Royal Family by highly unusual means.
This book can be read independently, but follows on from the plot of ‘Chronoscape’.