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.
Twice Cursed: An Anthology
- 18 April 2023
BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR
Take a trip to a terrifying carnival and uncover the secrets within, solve a …
Phantoms: Haunting Tales from Masters of the Genre
- 9 October 2018
The brightest names in horror showcase a ghastly collection of eighteen ghost stories that will have you watching over your …