Laura Purcell

Laura Purcell is a former bookseller living in Colchester, Essex. She began her career with two historical novels about the Hanoverian monarchs, Queen of Bedlam and Mistress of the Court, before her break-out Gothic ghost story The Silent Companions. Laura won the WHSmith Thumping Good Read Award in 2018 and has also been shortlisted for the Goldsboro Glass Bell and an Edgar Award in the Best Original Paperback category. Laura’s short stories have been published in a number of collections including the Sunday Times best-selling The Haunting Season.

Books

  • Twice Cursed: An Anthology

    Format:
    Paperback
    Released:
    18 April 2023

    In this sequel to the bestselling Cursed: An Anthology are more tales from some of the best names in fantasy. …

  • Phantoms: Haunting Tales from Masters of the Genre

    Format:
    Paperback
    Released:
    9 October 2018

    The brightest names in horror showcase a ghastly collection of eighteen ghost stories that will have you watching over your …