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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

Nightmare on Self-Publishing Street

Nightmare on Self-Publishing Street

Proof copies of Dr Dan arrived a day early. The cover looked okay. Worth a tweak or two, but alright. Then I peeped inside. Aaaaarrrrgh..... it was a dog's breakfast. Chapter breaks missing, front matter in the wrong sequence. It looked like a book assembled by a team of monkeys. So...
The Pace Quickens

The Pace Quickens

If I were a dog, this is what I'd look like today.  I just learned that a) the Kindle edition of Dr Dan's Casebook is now available for pre-order on Amazon and b) that proof copies of the paperback are on their way to me. Suddenly, this self-publishing lark seems very...
The F Word

The F Word

No, not that F word. I'm talking about formatting, a variety of mental torture self-publishing authors must endure in order to make their book printable or readable on a screen. Formatting is easier than it used to be (they tell me) because there are programmes one can use to bring a...
Holiday? What Holiday?

Holiday? What Holiday?

No summer lollygagging for me this year. I'm going cross-eyed learning the art of book formatting and Dr Dan's Casebook is starting to look like an actual book. It's very exciting. Another week or two and I should be able to reveal publication date. Meanwhile, lest all work and no...

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