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Helen Fields

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Helen Fields studied law at the University of East Anglia, then went on to the Inns of Court School of Law in London. After completing her pupillage, she joined chambers in Middle Temple where she practised criminal and family law for thirteen years. After her second child was born, Helen left the Bar.

Together with her husband David, she runs a film production company, acting as script writer and producer. Perfect Remains is set in Scotland, where Helen feels most at one with the world. Helen and her husband now live in Hampshire with their three children and two dogs.

Genres: Mystery
McIlvanney Prize Best Novel nominee (2017) : Perfect Remains
McIlvanney Prize Best Novel nominee (2018) : Perfect Death

Helen Fields recommends
99 Red Balloons (2017)
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"Carpenter emerges as an addictive new talent."
The Doll House (2017)
Phoebe Morgan
"Unsettling, insightful, evocative and poignant, Morgan's writing is both delicate and devastating. [The Doll House] will haunt the reader long after the pages are closed."
You Were Made for This (2018)
Michelle Sacks
"A chilling, gut-wrenching thriller."
A Version of the Truth (2019)
B P Walter
"Walter's debut is an assured piece of world-building, with characters both flawed and real, and a crescendo that sweeps you up then crashes you down. Unpredictable, clever & subtly twisted. Loved it."

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