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About Laurie

I began planning my escape almost before I could read…

I was a demob baby, conceived when my Dad came home from WW2, and I grew up in Leicester, England’s geographical equivalent of North Platte, Nebraska. I’ve spent the rest of my life trying to get closer to the sea and I’ve finally made it, to lovely Dalkey on Dublin Bay.

About the Book

Lizzie Partridge, heroine of Perfect Meringues, returns to the fray. She’s survived single parenthood and the moonscape of mid-life dating. She’s weathered career flop and the relentlessly passing years. So now what?

Latest Blog Posts

Take Cover

Take Cover

Today, a little market research. As you know, I don't believe novels can be written by committee, which is why I've only ever listened to my editor, my agent and my husband, and not always to them, but in the matter of marketing a book, I'm a novice, and therefore...
Wears Many Hats

Wears Many Hats

Wears Many Hats would be a good name for me if I had any Cherokee blood. But I don't. I'm just a gal who's done a lot of different jobs and I'm about to extend my CV even further. I'm becoming a publisher. I have good news and bad. The...
Land of my Fathers

Land of my Fathers

Well, not quite. Land of my great-great-great grandfather, to be accurate. On Monday I'm off to Wales to visit the little town where my ancestor was born and try out my Welsh, in the wild.   We go back a long way, Welsh and I. My first boyfriend had family...
Just Words

Just Words

I'm always piggishly interested in what people are eating so I just had to have a look at the menu for the State Banquet HM Queen gave for President Trump last week. The dessert was listed as Strawberry Sable. Now I'm not a pastry expert but I knew there was...

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