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

Historical Fiction Virtual Blog Tour – October 23 – November 10

Hi all- Sorry to be so silent for months. Real life had to intrude on the writing for a while. I got a new daytime job back in June, and all my energy has been spent settling in, learning the work, and WRITING (really, writing!) for the first time in…

Pricing change, and my apologies….

Hi all- Will be posting California updates soon. But in the meantime, I need to let everyone know that I’ve had to hike the prices on my soft-cover books a few dollars in all currencies. Unfortunately, it was necessary, since I was clearing a negative profit through Ingram distributors. Because bookstores…

Los Angeles, here I come!

If any of y’all are in LA or nearby environs, please come visit me at one of my two appearances: May 21st – Gatsby Books in Long Beach – Facebook RSVP link May 22nd – Book Soup on the strip in Hollywood –  Facebook RSVP link If you plan on attending, please…

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