Helena Dixon
1930s Cosy Crime

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Helena Dixon

By Nell Dixon

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This is the shared home on the net for Helena Dixon, author of cosy crime set in 1930's and 1940's Devon, and Nell Dixon, for multi-award winning and best-selling contemporary romantic fiction.

All Journalist/press enquiries welcome - please email with Press in the subject line for a press pack.

Enquiries for workshops, speaking engagements etc are also welcome from schools, colleges, libraries, literary festivals or writing/reading groups. Contact Helena for more details. http://www.nelldixon.com

Helena/Nell is represented by The Kate Nash Literary Agency


Latest News


Murder at the Dolphin Hotel is the first in the series of cosy crime murder mysteries set in and around 1930's Dartmouth in Devon. These are all part of the Miss Underhay investigates series. Murder on the French Riviera is the latest release in this best-selling series. Coming in 2025 is a brand new cozy series set in world war 2, look out for The Secret Detective Agency. Running alongside the best selling Miss Underhay series there will be even more books to enjoy!


Upcoming Events

Preorder for Murder in the Countryside is available now releasing on September 4th 2024

Helena will be attending Theakston Crime Festival at Harrogate 18-24th July 2024

She is also appearing with Sarah Pearse and Hannah Dennison at Dartmouth Book Festival Sepember 21st 2024

You can also see Helena at Crime at the Coast, Torquay Museum November 17th 2024


Contests and Giveaways will be posted here.