Mrs Hellenthal is a novelist,eco-warrior, animal lover, vegan and her hobbies include outdoor activities such as hiking, wild camping, organic farming, swimming and snowboarding. She lives in the UK, with her partner, two small children, two small dogs and a cat who all follow her around the house at the same time.
If there is any time left she writes speculative fiction that entertain people but at the same time makes them think. Her work has been described as 'thought-provoking'. Her writing is about love, advocating for lgbt equality and animal welfare.
In her writing she also deals with big psychological and ethical themes and struggles of life such as death, love and loss, abuse and the consequences of our actions. She tries to build strong characters as realistic as possible, for even though the genre is Fantasy she wants people to feel connected with her heroes and villains as they would with their real life people.
'The Queen's Curse' was her debut novel and has been a Canadian and Australian Best-Seller.
It's a heroic Spiritual/Paranormal Fantasy novel in the old tradition, yet with original and surprising elements. It attracts attention from a wide range of people, both straight and gay as it deals with many issue's such as: justice/injustice, power, lesbian romance, freedom,adventure, magic, immortality, intrigue, soul searching, love, life, loss, near death experience and sword and sorcery.
In this book the author explores more than the ancient battle between good and evil so common in Fantasy literature. What is evil and how does someone become bad? Available for Kindle and in Paperback.
Mrs Hellenthal is influenced by writers such as Tanith Lee, Kahlil Gibran and Hermann Hesse.
She is currently working on a new Lesbian Fantasy novel called Sky Whisperers.
Book 1 in the Epic Supernatural Fantasy Comyenti Series, 'Call Off The Search' was published on the 26th of December 2013 and is available both for Kindle and in Paperback.
The dramatic sequel,'Children Of The Sun' has just been released on Amazon.
'Chained Freedom', a stand alone fairy-tale for adults but part of the Comyenti Series to give readers a taste, was released in February 2014 and is a free download.
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on March 22, 2015 :
I would like to give 3.5 stars on this one, just a bit above average and on reflection a bit closer to 4 than 3. The story flows nicely and Tana becomes a real person as the story progresses.
This looks like the authors only work on smashwords, I will be keeping an eye out for more.
(review of free book)