Laurie Graham published her first novel, The Man for the Job, in 1987. For several years she then focused on journalism, before returning to fiction with The Ten O’Clock Horses in 1996. Her subsequent books include Perfect Meringues (1997); The Dress Circle (1998), recently adapted by Laurie herself for the stage; Dog Days, Glenn Miller Nights (2000); The Future Homemakers of America (2001); The Unfortunates (2002); Mr Starlight (2004); Gone With the Windsors (2005); The Importance of Being Kennedy (2008); Life According to Lubka (2009); At Sea (2010); A Humble Companion (2012); The Liar’s Daughter (2013); The Grand Duchess of Nowhere (2014) and The Night in Question (2015).
Laurie’s latest novel, The Early Birds, is a sequel to her bestseller The Future Homemakers of America, and will be published in May 2017. She lives with her husband in Dublin.
The Night in Question
Dot Allbones was the youngest of her large Midlands family. With no beauty, and few prospects, she was lucky to discover a lucrative talent – she […]
The Grand Duchess of Nowhere
There is one great love in everyone’s life. For Ducky, Princess Victoria Melita, hers was a Romanov cousin, a member of the doomed Russian royal […]
The Liar’s Daughter
When Nan Prunty’s mother kept an alehouse in Portsmouth she renamed it The Duchess of Prunty, the title she claimed would have been hers had […]