Laura Purcell is a former bookseller and lives in Colchester with her husband and pet guinea pigs.

Her first novel for Raven Books THE SILENT COMPANIONS featured in both the Zoe Ball and Radio 2 Book Clubs, was a Goldsboro Books book of the month and is a contender for the W H Smith Thumping Good Read award. It will be followed by THE CORSET in autumn 2018, and BONE CHINA and THE SHAPE OF DARKNESS in later years.

Laura’s historical fiction novels about the Hanoverian monarchs, QUEEN OF BEDLAM (2014) and MISTRESS OF THE COURT (2015), were published by Myrmidon and are available from all book retailers.



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