Helene van Rossum

About me

I am a Dutch archivist, living and working in the US, with a keen interest in historical fiction. I have written a few picture books in the past and am presently working on a YA historical novel set in the Amsterdam in 1786-87 (in Dutch).

From my website

Sara’s Invisible Brother

The first thing I thought when my newborn daughter Sara was put into my arms, was how much she looked like her brother Jacob. Jacob had been born sixteen months earlier, after three agonizing weeks in hospital. I had been diagnosed with preeclampsia when I was only 21 weeks pregnant,…

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