Introducing Helena Fairfax.

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Today’s guest is author Helena Fairfax. Helena has sent me some great photos to introduce herself to you. The first photo below, is of her as a child with her dad in Kenya, the second is her book of books she read as a teenager, which is a fabulous photo! I love that idea.
Over to Helena:

Like most writers I’m a complete bookworm. I was born in Uganda and came to England when I was six. I could already read when I started school, but unfortunately everything I’d learned about England had come from Janet and John books. I found going to school in Yorkshire was very different – and completely bewildering! Books were a great solace as I adjusted to the cold and the strange accent. Since then I’ve moved house many times, but certain books have always come with me. I’m in the process of moving to a much smaller house at the moment … and having to get rid of some beloved books has been a traumatic process!

I live near Saltaire, on the edge of the Yorkshire moors, and I find walking the landscape with my rescue dog is a great place to think up ideas for my own novels. Besides writing women’s fiction, I also spent a lot of time last year researching the lives of women in Halifax, West Yorkshire, for a historical non-fiction book that will be released on 28th February. Researching these women’s lives has been an eye-opener and, from feeling an outsider when I first arrived here as a child, has made me feel even more firmly fixed in my adopted home in Yorkshire.

My books are available on Amazonhttp://author.to/HelenaFairfax

In the Mouth of the Wolf is a re-release of my romantic suspense and is on pre-order now, available 8th Feb 2019 http://mybook.to/MouthoftheWolf

And my non-fiction book, Struggle and Suffrage in Halifax: Women’s Lives and the Fight for Equality will be released on 28th February and is available on pre-order from bookshops and Amazon https://www.amazon.co.uk/Struggle-Suffrage-Halifax-Womens-Equality/dp/1526717778/

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You can contact me or keep up with my news via any of these links. Please get in touch – I’d love to hear from you!

Email helena.fairfax@gmail.com

Website www.helenafairfax.com

Newsletter https://t.co/8WkjaK3b3B

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/helena.fairfax.9

Twitter https://twitter.com/HelenaFairfax

Pinterest https://www.pinterest.co.uk/helenafairfax/

 

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5 thoughts on “Introducing Helena Fairfax.

  1. What a great author spotlight! I am all for learning and sharing about women’s history so I plan to read the Halifax-based book. Thanks Lizzie for introducing me to Helena!

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