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Helene Pascal was born and brought up in Southern France where she studied Literature and Journalism at University. She later worked as a journalist, a teacher, then a counsellor. She is fascinated by people's lives and the stories they have to tell, and their search for a way to live that makes sense of their lives. Writing has now claimed its place with this first book, many published poems, and two plays: The Deal, and Then and Now.
Described as ‘Sex in the City for the mature’ this debut is a warm, honest, poignant and witty account of the dating game for the second time arounds. With experience on your side do you make the same mistakes? Might you find happiness at last? Male or female, whatever your age, if you are alone and pining for love, this book is about you. With her background in psychology and counselling, Helene Pascal is uniquely able to relate her search for love with an insight and a depth of feeling that will move hearts, added to a wicked sense of humour born of natural feistiness and experience. 'I know that when I think of love, it is often with the heart of a child...'.