Helen Monks Takhar has been working as a journalist, copywriter, and magazine editor since 1999, after graduating from Cambridge University. She began her career in financial trade newspapers before writing for national newspapers including The Times and The Telegraph. Originally from Southport, Merseyside, she lives in London with her husband and two young children. Precious You is her first novel.
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His & Hers (2020)
"Devoured His & Hers. Filmic and gripping with expertly-drawn narrators and a quintessentially English village where dark secrets are dragged into the light. His & Hers is a great read."
Safe and Sound (2021)
"An atmospheric, page-turning portrait of isolation and mental fragility combining heart-rendering sensitivity with sock-it-to-'em twists."
Just One Look (2021)
"A brilliantly addictive exploration of modern loneliness and obsession, with hints of The Girl on the Train."
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