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Hello and thank you for visiting my website.

When Cleo was released a few years ago, I was honoured the story of our small black cat was so warmly received around the world. Half a million copies and 16 languages later, Cleo is poised to become a movie made by South Pacific Pictures (makers of The Whale Rider).

It was a thrill when the sequel, After Cleo Came Jonah (Cats and Daughters in the US) was embraced by critics and readers alike.

My first novel,Tumbledown Manor, is a best seller in Australasia, hitting Number One in New Zealand. The German edition will be released in February next year..

"If you like Marian Keyes' novels, you'll LOVE this. A lovely escapist read for any woman."
Kerre McIvor
Newstalk ZB

Delightfully written, very charming and laugh out loud funny. Recommended.”
Shandelle Battersby
Weekend Herald, Auckland.

"It is splendid to know there are still writers who can help you forget it all for a couple of hours."

Nina Valentine
Ballarat Courrier

 

Tumbledown Manor Events

Melbourne Author Talk
Please join me at Ebony Quill Cafe next to Dymocks Camberwell, 713 Burke Road, on Tuesday December 2nd at 6.45pm. Cover charge $10. RSVP camberwell@dymocks.com.au

Metro West Cover Feature

Helen featured on the front page of the September 2014
Metro West, you can read the full article here.

Australian Womans Weekly

Helen featured in the Australian Womans Weekly Feature,
to read the full article here.

 

Helen's interview on GM, talking about Tumbledown Manor


Cats and Daughters (After Cleo Came Jonah)

"An intimate memoir about one woman and her relationship with her cat and family... [Brown] writes eloquently about the bonds that exist between women of all ages... a pleasant and moving story of love and identity among mothers, daughters and felines." Kirkus Reviews.

"Poignant and life-affirming" Daily Express UK

“A Must Read” The Lady UK

This is the story of how one cat leads to another, that rebellious felines and daughters have more in common than you might think. And how I learned compromise and medication can be okay.

UK Cover
UK Cover
Two Roads Publishers
US Cover
US Cover
March 2013
After Cleo Came Jonah - German Cover
French Cover

Cleo

“Possibly the next Marley and Me”  Good Housekeeping UK

For all those people who say they aren’t cat people but deep down know they are, this is the story of how a small black cat padded into our lives at a time when we most needed help.  I thought a kitten was the last thing we needed, but Cleo proved how wrong I was.

Hodder UK Hardback due for release February 2010
Hodder UK Hardback
Complex Chinese edition (Taiwan)
Complex Chinese edition (Taiwan)

US book cover
           
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