Former BBC journalist, bookseller and magazine editor, Helena Halme holds an MSc in Economics and an MA in Creative Writing. Winner of the John Nurminen prize for her thesis on British Politics, Helena is a full-time author and mentor, and also acts as Nordic Ambassador for The Alliance of Independent Authors.
Helena is the author of The English Heart, a best-selling Nordic romance, which won an Awesome Indies badge on publication. The tumultuous 1980s love story between a Finnish girl and a British Navy officer is now a series, including a prequel novella, The Young Heart, the sequels The Faithful Heart, The Good Heart and Helena’s latest title, The True Heart, book five in The Nordic Heart Series.
Helena has also published a non-fiction title, Write Your Story: Turn Your Life into Fiction in 10 Easy Steps.
Helena is addicted to Nordic Noir and dances to Abba songs when nobody’s watching.
Helena’s novels are available in good bookshops and online.
Helena has appeared in several publications and at various book events