Helen Carey

Biography

Helen Carey is the author of Lavender Road, Some Sunny Day, On a Wing and a Prayer, Slick Deals and The Art of Loving. Having spent time in various parts of the world she now lives in West Wales where she and her husband run their small farm as a conservation project. She is a fellow of the Royal Literary Fund and teaches creative writing at the local university. Previously she has worked as a tour guide, oil trader, management consultant and army officer. She is also an artist and has a small gallery in a converted goat shed.

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The Art of Loving
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,920. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
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‘Romance through and through!’ Kelly has won a scholarship to work with a famous artist in the beautiful city of Heidelberg. She is going to stay with a long lost aunt while she studies. So far so good. But what Kelly hasn’t realised is that her aunt is dying and that her nephew Max thinks Kelly has appeared out of the woodwork at this exact moment in order to benefit from her substantial will.
On a Wing and a Prayer
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Series: LAVENDER ROAD, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 157,630. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00)
‘This dramatic and poignant novel depicts the resilience of ordinary people caught up in an extraordinary war.Unputdownable!’ Western Telegraph Life is hard in London in 1941, and yet Helen de Burrel finds herself volunteering to join the SOE. Nobody knows that her cool exterior conceals such courage ... and such fear. It also means that love, when it strikes unexpectedly, is doubly dangerous.
Slick Deals
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,760. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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A crime adventure. An American child is kidnapped in Monaco. The British Government are about to license oil exploration in the Irish Sea. The only person to see a link is Ella Crossley a young oil trader in London. But when an attempt is made on her life, she finds the only people she can trust are a group of teepee dwelling eco warriors and the irritating uncle of the kidnapped child.
Some Sunny Day
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Series: LAVENDER ROAD, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 166,790. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
(5.00)
It is 1940 and the people of Lavender Road are living through the Blitz. 'Funny, poignant, emotional, unputdownable, Some Sunny Day rips along, taking you into wartime London and the lives of these engaging and varied characters.' ‘An exciting, action-packed book, which makes a very enjoyable, satisfying read as the women begin to make their way in a male-dominated world.’ Western Telegraph
Lavender Road
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Series: LAVENDER ROAD, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 147,750. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
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'Unputdownable' Western Telegraph Opening in 1939, Lavender Road follows the lives of the people who live in one South London street through the first year of WW2. Everyone suspects that the war will change their lives, perhaps for ever - mostly they are right. Helen Carey’s characters are so real that they live on with you beyond the page. Warm, lively, enriching. Storytelling at it best.

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