Laura Andersen

About me

Reader, writer, and shopper extraordinaire. Love history with a twist. The first book in The Boleyn King trilogy from Ballantine debuts in June 2013. What if Anne Boleyn had delivered a son? Read all the messy consequences in an alternate generation of Tudor royalty.

From my website

Writing Life/Family Life

"I begin to understand why the saints were rarely married women. I am convinced it has nothing inherently to do, as I once supposed, with chastity or children. It has to do primarily with distractions . . .woman’s normal occupations in general run counter to creative life or contemplative life…

Virgin's Daughter Snippet

It's Christmas time! And my book is done! And my big boys are coming home in ten days! Christmas is my favorite holiday because I. Love. Giving. Gifts. And now I have readers to whom I can give gifts! Yesterday I made public my inspiration board for The Virgin's Daughter on…

My Only Daughter . . .

. . . is sixteen today.In her honor (and because my book is due before the workday starts in New York tomorrow and I don't have the emotional ability to write something new), I am posting a list I made for her twelfth birthday to read at a sixth-grade class…

 
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