Books by Helen Simonson

THE SUMMER BEFORE THE WAR by Helen Simonson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 22, 2016

"Aficionados of Downton Abbey and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society will sigh with pleasure."
A bright confection of a book morphs into a story of dignity and backbone. Read full book review >
MAJOR PETTIGREW’S LAST STAND by Helen Simonson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 9, 2010

"Unexpectedly entertaining, with a stiff-upper-lip hero who transcends stereotype, this good-hearted debut doesn't shy away from modern cultural and religious issues, even though they ultimately prove immaterial."
Set-in-his-ways retired British officer tentatively courts charming local widow of Pakistani descent. Read full book review >