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

Busy busy busy!

Hi fans and friends– You’ll be excited to know that the edits to my newest novel about Marie Prevost are going swimmingly. I’ve gotten my writing routine back in the mornings before work (so valuable to a creature of habit, like me). I’ve also been going hard at it on…

The Forgotten Flapper is now available in German!

I’m so excited to announce that der vergessene Flapper is now available through most of the usual online channels! This is the e-book AND the hard copy. I’m so thrilled to have worked with Roswitha Giesen to create a translation that I’m thoroughly proud of. And I spent the extra…

Historical Fiction Virtual Blog Tour – Date change Nov 1-29

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…

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