The Invisible Women’s Club

The Invisible Women’s Club

The perfect feel-good and life-affirming book about the power of unlikely friendships and connection


Readers have fallen in love with this beautiful, heart-warming and uplifting story about one woman's journey from invisibility to being seen once more...

'A heart-lifting and thoughtful read, that gives a huge shout out to the power and strength of women'
'This book is all heart and soul ... and just the right amount of humour'
'A story of courage and strength that's witty, warm and filled with wisdom'
'Helen writes so sympathetically about characters who may not fit into the 'normal' bracket but are so likeable and instantly relatable'


Seventy-something Janet Pimm is invisible. Spending most of her days alone, she tends her beloved allotment with the care and love she doesn't receive from people. Plants, Janet thinks, are more important than friends.

Janet's neighbour, Bev, has reached the age when a cloak of invisibility threatens to descend. Her friendly advances are rebuffed by Janet, but when the council threatens to close the allotments, Janet must swallow her pride and enlist Bev's help.

But they're about to prove everyone wrong.
As the two join forces, Janet realises that she isn't happy to be a wallflower after all. And that maybe there's more to Bev than she thought. As the bulldozers roll in and they fight to save Janet's treasured allotment, both women find their voice again. And no one can silence them now...

'Wraps you in warmth and wisdom' Julietta Henderson, author of The Funny Thing About Norman Foreman
'A delightful, funny book with mystery and romance' Ericka Waller, author of Dog Days


  • This lovely book wraps you in warmth and wisdom . . . A wonderfully human story about friendship, gardening and the strength we gain from standing up for what we believe in - and why you should never underestimate the power of a warrior woman, no matter how old she is!
    Julietta Henderson, author of The Funny Thing About Norman Foreman

About the author

Helen Paris

Helen Paris worked in the performing arts for two decades, touring internationally with her London-based theatre company Curious. After several years living in San Francisco and working as a theatre professor at Stanford University, she returned to the UK to focus on writing fiction.
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