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Helen FitzGerald - Author


Helen FitzGerald is one of thirteen children and grew up in Victoria, Australia. She now lives in Glasgow with her husband and two children. Helen has worked as a social worker for over ten years. She has published four other novels with Faber: Dead Lovely, My Last Confession, The Donor and most recently The Cry, which was longlisted for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year.

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If you like Helen FitzGerald you might also like to read books by Maggie O'Farrell, Carole Matthews and Simon Lelic.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Helen FitzGerald

The Exit by Helen FitzGerald
The Exit
Helen FitzGerald
I am a huge fan of this author whose work is frequently categorised as crime but although her books do have a crime element, often sinister, they are so much more. Here 23-year old Catherine, unable to get a job...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/02/2015
The Cry by Helen FitzGerald
The Cry
Helen FitzGerald
Longlisted for the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2014. One of our Books of the Year 2013. I do love this author’s structure. We have a crime … or do we? We have a court case but...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2013
The Donor by Helen FitzGerald
The Donor
Helen FitzGerald
One of our Great Reads you may have missed in 2011. Everybody should read everything that Helen Fitzgerald has written. She is dark, clever, highly inventive and I believe needs more recognition than she is getting. This human drama is...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/07/2011
Bloody Women by Helen FitzGerald
Bloody Women
Helen FitzGerald
It’s not often you come across a thriller that is as funny as it is scary but here is such a book with the title a slight give away to the tone. When Cat tries to settle her pre-wedding nerves...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/08/2010
The Devil's Staircase by Helen FitzGerald
The Devil's Staircase
Helen FitzGerald
This author is very special, she has not written a mediocre book, all, very different, are riveting and disturbing. Here we follow a young Australian girl fleeing home and landing up in a squat in London with a load of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/03/2010

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