Laura Purcell

About me

Author of the ‘Georgian Queens’ series of novels about the Hanoverian monarchs.

From my website

By Candlelight

I am very pleased to report that my publisher, Bloomsbury Raven, have started sending out proof copies of THE SILENT COMPANIONS to selected members of the industry! To make them extra special, each book is going with its own box of custom matches, enabling the reader to have a candle-lit…

I Spy …

Look what has arrived! I’m thrilled to show you the cover for my Gothic ghost story, THE SILENT COMPANIONS, coming on 5th October 2017 from Bloomsbury. It was designed by the wonderful David Mann and features silhouettes of key images in the book. I’m particularly glad that Jasper the cat,…

The Author

Happy Halloween! As a holiday treat, I thought I would share a spooky short story with you. I don’t think I’m very good at short stories, but I keep trying! This one, titled The Author, was written in response to The Stylist/Virago’s Daphne Du Maurier short story competition. Du Maurier…

 
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