Helen is published in the UK and the US with her books about King Arthur and the 1066 Battle of Hastings, officially making the USA Today best seller list with her novel Forever Queen. She also writes a series of historical adventure seafaring books inspired by her love of the Golden Age of Piracy. As a firm supporter of independent authors, publishers and bookstores, she is the Managing Editor for HNS Indie Reviews. This year she has organised the inaugural HNS Indie Award – and its first winner will be announced at the conference. Helen lives in Devon with her husband, adult daughter and a variety of pets, including a dog, cat, and two horses.