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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

Writer NOT at work?

Writer NOT at work?

Writers sometimes hit the buffers. Maybe the brilliant idea they thought they'd had turns out not to be so brilliant after all. Maybe there's a basic structural fault in their construction. Or, they think they're suffering from writer's block. Years ago they'd sit slumped over the typewriter snivelling, 'I'm blocked.'...
Publication Day!

Publication Day!

So it's out!  Anyone for Seconds, now available in all good book shops and perhaps in some not so good ones. It's my seventeenth novel  -  at least, the seventeenth I'll admit to  - and I'm sorry to say that for me publication days aren't what they used to be....
Back in Business

Back in Business

By which I mean, behold my spiffy new-look website. What's changed? It's less cluttered and it is small screen friendly. This, I'm told by those in the know, is very important these days when even grannies use mobile devices and anyone under the age of 45 has the attention span...
Builders In

Builders In

A quick pit stop to pick up clean clothes and to announce that I have the builders in. My website will be getting a spruce-up in the next week or two, so I won't be posting again until it's done. I had an utterly delicious time in France, made all...

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