Dive into the world of Helen Forrester, author of Twopence to Cross the Mersey and 14 other books. As Helen Forrester’s son, I would like to welcome you to my brand new website devoted to her books and my recent biography of her. – Robert Bhatia 


Passage Across the Mersey

Passage Across the Mersey

Passage Across the Mersey is the brand new biography of Helen Forrester written by her son, Robert Bhatia. Drawing extensively on Helen’s letters and speeches it tells the dramatic story of Helen’s childhood during the 1920’s, her struggle for survival during the Depression and war, the romance of a new life in India and her emergence as a best-selling author while living in Canada.

Helen told part of her own story in her classic memoirs: Twopence to Cross the Mersey, Liverpool Miss, By the Waters of Liverpool and Lime Street at Two. This book traces her full life story and answers the perennial question, “What happened next?”

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Print of The Three Graces and the Mersey River courtesy of Roy Munday.