Laura Purcell

About me

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

From my website

Dukes of Cumberland Part 1 – William

Names can be a tricky thing in historical fiction. While working on Mistress of the Court, I was faced with several name-related challenges. Firstly, nearly every male character was called George. I managed to get around this by using the German version of George I’s name, Georg Ludwig, and I…

The Tour Begins

It’s been a busy few weeks with the launch of Mistress of the Court and the start of my Waterstones tour. Henrietta and Caroline got off to a cracking start with my signing at Bury St Edmund’s and a party for my family and friends at the beautiful historic Tymperley’s…

Launch Day!

Raise a glass of virtual champagne, it’s publication day! Mistress of the Court is out in UK paperback now. There are plenty of exciting offers to kick off the launch. If you missed the Goodreads giveaway that closed today, do not fear. My publisher is offering a special pre-order price…

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