Tag Archives: conspiracy

Visit to the Surrey Hills (Teaser) – 3rd January 2017

HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYONE and this is my first blog for 2017. So I’ll kick of with the latest progress on Book 4 Retribution. It was at the end of the summer I finished my first draft… but unable to leave any … Continue reading

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Revisiting London Episode III – October 19th 2016

With the first draft of Book 4 Retribution undergoing a complete overhaul, it’s time to re-visit my research from our recent trip to London, where part of the novel is set in Chelsea. The year is 1993 and one of the … Continue reading

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Retribution First Draft – 4th August 2016

It’s been a very long wait, I know – but I’m excited to announce, the first draft of ‘Same Face Different Place Retribution’ is complete. I feel delighted to have finished it at last, especially since it has taken me a whole year. … Continue reading

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New release in the Same Face Different Place Series – 28th November 2014

As a special gift, I am about to release a FREE prelude: ‘The Battle for the Land’ in advance of my 3rd novel ‘Pleasures.’ Part One: Chapters 1-7 constitutes about a quarter of the book, which starts in the year 1987 … Continue reading

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Retaining a Political Thriller Element 29th July 2014

Does the idea of a political thriller appeal? It certainly does to me. I have just edited a very powerful scene which really gets to the roots of the political conspiracy behind this series. I am quite fascinated by politics, … Continue reading

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Creating Strong Characters in a Story – 23rd May 2013

I love creating characters – it is one of the joys of being a story teller. Some may be based on people you know in real life, but more often than not, they are a product of our imagination. There … Continue reading

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My First Press Release – 26th April 2012

Local Writer Releases Debut Novel; “Beginnings” Helen J. Christmas has recently published her debut Novel, a fast paced thriller set in 1970s London. ‘Beginnings’ is the first book in a series of novels, titled ‘Same Face Different Place’ which promises … Continue reading

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