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Helly Acton

Helly Acton is an author from London with past lives in Zimbabwe, the Middle East and Australia. After fifteen years in advertising, Helly published her debut novel THE SHELF in 2021. This was followed by THE COUPLE (2022), and BEGIN AGAIN (2023). Helly currently lives in rural Berkshire with her husband, Chris, where she survives on four hours of sleep a night, ten coffees a day and plate scraps from her two precious sproglets, Arlo and Jack.

Begin Again

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Begin Again

The Couple

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The Couple