Helen Cadbury is a British crime writer, author of the Sean Denton series. She was born in the Midlands and grew up in Saddleworth, near Oldham. Helen has worked as an actor, a drama teacher and in prison education. She also writes poetry and plays.
To Catch a Rabbit was published by Allison and Busby in January 2015 and the second in the series, Bones in the Nest, followed in July 2015. Helen is currently working on a third Sean Denton book.
To Catch a Rabbit was joint winner of the inaugural Northern Crime Award and chosen as an Amazon Rising Star in January 2015.
WHSmith readers voted To Catch a Rabbit no.12 in top crime books which they’d like to see on screen.
In October 2015, To Catch a Rabbit was selected as one of the Yorkshire Post’s ‘13 books that define Yorkshire best’.
Bones in the Nest is the second in the Sean Denton crime fiction series and was published in 2015.
In 2016 Bones in the Nest was selected as a Read Regional title, by New Writing North.
It’s National Libraries Day and what better day to announce that I’m thrilled to be one of ten authors taking part in Read Regional, a programme of events in libraries across the North of England. My
In writing my review of the year, I’d have to say all was going well, very well, the main character was on a roll and the story arc built us up to a powerful mid-point, then
It’s wonderful to be able to share this breaking news of a TV Deal for the Sean Denton series of novels. The rights for To Catch a Rabbit and Bones in the Nest have been snapped
On Saturday October 17th, the Yorkshire Post Magazine was devoted to celebrating contemporary fiction and the New Yorkshire novel. They published their list of the best Yorkshire novels written since the turn of the millennium.
photo by David Walker Both last Saturday, and the Saturday before, I made the scenic journey from York to Richmond, on the edge of the Yorkshire Dales to appear at Books and Boots, Richmond’s Festival
Before I wrote crime fiction, my first published work was poetry. I still read poetry regularly and this year I was determined to write some more and submit it for publication. I was delighted this week