Laini Giles

About me

Author of The Forgotten Flapper and Love Lies Bleeding.

I grew up watching old movies with my mother, and was hooked when I read “Hollywood Babylon” at about age 12. I rarely read anything that isn’t somehow historical, whether fiction or nonfiction.

I’m fascinated by the early 20th century- there was so much happening in such a short period of time– cars, wars, radio, political upheaval…so much to choose from to write about! My ultimate goal is to become the Philippa Gregory of forgotten actresses.

From my website

99 cents? Now that’s a bargain!

Hey everybody– Just letting you know that I’ve marked the e-book of The Forgotten Flapper down to 99 cents at Amazon for a limited time! So what are you waiting for? It’s yours to read for a song….        

Hooray for Hollywood! The Hotel edition

What an amazing two weeks it was! When I knew I was going to publishing The Forgotten Flapper in August, the first thing that occurred to me was that I could market it at the Cinecon Silent Film Festival, which always falls around Labor Day. I had made lots of…


“So, Laini,” you’re saying. “Are you EVER going to check in from your trip to Hollywood?” “Well, of course,” I say. But being as how I’ve been a bit busy selling, merchandising, taking tours and such, I want to be able to share all the awesomeness with you, and include…

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