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Helen Smith is a member of the Mystery Writers of America, The Crime Writers Association and English PEN. She traveled the world when her daughter was small, doing all sorts of strange jobs to support them both – from cleaning motels to working as a magician's assistant – before returning to live in London where she wrote her first novel. She's the author of Alison Wonderland, Being Light, The Miracle Inspector and the Emily Castles mystery series as well as children's books, poetry and plays.

Helen Smith's books have reached number one on Amazon's bestseller lists in the US, UK, Canada and Germany. Her first book, Alison Wonderland, was one of Amazon Publishing's top five bestselling books when it was launched in the US in 2011. In July 201...more


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Published on April 23, 2014 10:30
Average rating: 2.76 · 1,266 ratings · 516 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
Alison Wonderland
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Three Sisters
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Invitation to Die
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message 15: by Helen

Helen Smith Thanks, Holly!


message 14: by Holly

Holly Hi Helen, thanks for connecting with me here on Goodreads! :-)

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message 13: by Helen

Helen Smith Hi Beth! Great to meet you here.


message 12: by Beth

Beth Hi Helen,
Thanks for sending a Goodreads friend request to this fellow crime writer!


message 11: by Jessa

Jessa Callaver Thanks for the friend request Helen! =]
All the best,
Jessa C.


Christina Hi Helen! Thanks for the friends request! (: Please message me with more information regarding the book you'd like reviewed! Hope you have a fabulous weekend!


Savannah Helen, thank you for the friendship.
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Gary Revel It's great to have you as a friend HELEN:

My memoir - TO LIVE OR MAYBE NOT is at Barnes and Noble, Amazon.com and other book sellers worldwide. It includes details of my birth, youth, US Navy Service, music-Hollywood, Memphis, Nashville, Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination Investigation, recording and releasing the single record THEY SLEW THE DREAMER about the MLK assassination.

Paperback and Nook Book

Links to more Jongleur books and book sellers.


William O'Brien Hi- Just to let you know...
Peter: a Darkened Fairytale
AVAILABLE TO ORDER NOW!!! DIRECT FROM THE PUBLISHER
http://www.authorhouse.co.uk/Bookstor...
Best wishes, William


Christie Thanks for the friendship, Helen!


William O'Brien Hi Helen - Thank you for your friendship.
Please visit my website http://www.peteradarkenedfairytale.co.uk
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date mid-late Jan.
Best wishes, William


Darcia Helle Thanks for the add, Helen! Sounds like you've got a fascinating background to draw inspiration from. I'm looking forward to reading your work.


Robert Hello Helen! So nice to see you! I've added your books and am looking forward to them :)


message 2: by Helen

Helen Smith Yay! I'm new on here - very exciting and interesting to see who's here. Very glad to find you x


message 1: by Laura

Laura Hooray! Hello Helen, hope you like Goodreads as much as me x


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