Helena Fairfax is an editor and author of women's fiction. Her novels have been shortlisted for several awards, including the Exeter Novel Prize. Helena previously worked for many years in the manufacturing and textile industries, and she is particularly interested in the unrecorded lives of the women who worked these mills before her. Helena is a member of the Society of Authors and the Society for Editors and Proofreaders. Further information and articles can be found at her website www.helenafairfax.com.