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Helga Jensen is an award-winning British/Danish best selling author and journalist. Her debut novel was a winning entry in the 2017 Montegrappa First Fiction competition at Dubai's Emirates Literary Festival. Her debut was also a contender for the coveted 2021 Joan Hessayon Award for new writers. Helga's second romantic comedy, A Scandinavian Summer, went straight to number one on the Amazon Kindle charts for Danish travel on its publication day. Helga holds a BA Hons in English Literature and Creative Writing, along with a Creative Writing MA from Bath Spa University. She is currently working on a PhD.


Reviews found for Helga's books are absolutely raving! Below you will find a brief excerpt from thousands of reviews .

Twice in a Lifetime

"A joyous tale of rediscovering your dreams, love and sense of self. Sheer fun and absolute UpLit!" Pernille Hughes, Author, Probably the Best Kiss in the World

"I love this book so much! All I wanted was for it not to end! It's right there on my top romcoms list now." Natalie Normann, author of Summer Island

"Wow, just wow…Right from chapter one I was hooked…It's funny, cute and romantic and that twist…What more can you ask for?"

"Such a cute read I read it in one sitting. This book had me smiling."

"What a fantastic read! I enjoyed the characters in the book and the story line! This was a fun, fast read"

Scandinavian Summer

"I loved every page and still think about the characters… lots of laugh-out-loud moments to be enjoyed"

"A beautiful story…well worth 5 stars and I recommend this great summer read."

"What a beautiful story…An absolute gem, I couldn't put it down."

"Whilst I’m feeling a bit lost now I've finished it, I'm left with a lovely warm feeling... I cant recommend it highly enough"

Fly Me to Paris

"Romantic, hilarious, beautifully written!! I did not want it to finish! My happy book. I loved it. 5 Stars"

"Delightful, relatable characters and issues. I loved the descriptions of Paris, made me feel like I was there. This was a brilliant, uplifting, light-hearted read! 5 Stars"

"What a wonderful book this is. Helga writes from the heart and this book is set in Paris, the city of romance. A lovely, light summery read."

"It was a very engaging book to read, and this author did something different with romance. I would pick up another book by Helga in a heartbeat."

"What a lovely story about love, loss and finding yourself and never being too old to change anything. I loved how this story was about an older person … This is a special story and would love to see these characters again, I love them."

More about Helga

Helga, who lived in the Middle East for much of her life, continues to work as a freelance journalist when not writing books. A former airline stewardess, she now has her feet firmly on the ground and lives with her wonderful family, including a crazy Labradoodle who never stops making her laugh..


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