BioFormer BBC journalist, magazine editor and bookseller, Helena's articles have been published in the CoScan Magazine, The ScanMag and the Finn-Guild Magazine. Currently full-time author and mentor, Helena also acts as Nordic Ambassador for The Alliance of Independent Authors.
In 2004 Helena took an MA in Creative Writing and went on to publish five novels, including The Englishman, a best-selling novel, which won an Awesome Indies badge on publication. Her latest title, The Good Officer, is the fourth book in The Englishman Navy fiction series, which follows the tumultuous love affair between the Finnish Kaisa and British Navy officer, Peter.
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The Young Heart: Prequel The Nordic Heart Romance Series Helena Halme
She’s just fourteen. He’s 21 and a grown man. Is she too young to fall in love? Kaisa is the new girl in town – again. But then she meets Vappu and begins to spend all her days in Vappu’s large, chaotic house, filled with her three unruly siblings and their friends. Kaisa doesn’t notice that she is being quietly observed by the friend of Vappu’s brother, a much older, serious boy, called Matti. Matti loves Kaisa at first sight. She is just the kind of innocent girl he’s been looking for. Matti makes careful plans to seduce Kaisa on Midsummer’s Eve. But is Kaisa too young to fall in love? Pick up your free copy of 'The Finnish Lolita', the true love story prequel novella to addictive THE ENGLISHMAN series of Finnish/British Navy fiction books today!
The English Heart: Book 1 The Nordic Heart Romance Series Helena Halme
She’s a student from Finland. He’s a dashing British Navy Officer. Can their love go the distance? When Kaisa is invited to the British Embassy cocktail party in Helsinki to celebrate a Royal Navy visit to Finland, she’s not looking for romance. Her future is with her respectable, well-to-do Finnish fiancé Matti. Enter dashing Peter, a newly qualified Royal Navy Officer. Dedicated to his career, Peter has no plans to settle down. Ever. But he’s infatuated with the beautiful Kaisa and arranges a secret rendezvous with the Finnish girl. The English Heart is the first novel in a series of Finnish and British contemporary Navy romance books. If you liked An Officer and a Gentleman, or enjoy Nordic fiction, you will love this stylish novel by Helena Halme.