Laura Lam was raised near San Francisco, California, by two former Haight-Ashbury hippies. Both of them encouraged her to finger-paint to her heart's desire, colour outside of the lines, and consider the library a second home. This led to an overabundance of daydreams. She relocated to Scotland to be with her husband, whom she met on the internet when he insulted her taste in books. She almost blocked him but is glad she didn't. At times she misses the sunshine.
by @LR_Lam - 8 hours ago
RT @MicroSFF: The spaceship landed. A figure emerged.
"Take me to your kittens."
"When everything is horrible, looking at Earth k…
by @LR_Lam - 13 hours ago
RT @oneaprilday: THE HANDMAID'S TALE, line that sticks out most here:
"There wasn't even any rioting in the streets." https://t.co/dhziQ5I…
@asymbina good luck with them enforcing that. 😌🙄
Thanks for reading ☺️ https://t.co/8nVP4PYoaF
by @LR_Lam - 14 hours ago
lauralamauthor - 22 hours ago
Cover reveal of False Hearts' paperback! Still the thumbprints, but a little different. What do you think?
Chapter 2 of Pantomime is up on Wattpad! Give it a read--trapeze artists and more feature this week. https://www.wattpad.com/340816457-pantomime-micah-grey-1-first-six-chapters-updated
lauralamauthor - 3 days ago
Check out the covers for my next Pacifica thriller, Shattered Minds! Out next June.
She’ll fight corruption, but can she save others from herself?
Former neuro-scientist Carina craves killing. But to protect others, she self-medicates with Zeal, an addictive drug which allows her to satisfy these urges in dreams. Sudice Inc. damaged her mind when she worked on their secretive brain-mapping project—and this violence is the price she pays.
Carina wants to be left alone to self-destruct, until an ex-colleague passes her dangerous information on Sudice. She finds herself unwillingly drawn into a plot involving illegal experiments on unwilling volunteers, blackmail and assassination.
As Carina races to stop Sudice, she needs the incriminating data Mark locked in her mind. She persuades a band of hackers to decrypt her broken memories. One is a former doctor, Dax, who helps Carina fight her addiction to Zeal. If she can hold on to her humanity, they might have a future together. But all shall be for nothing if they can’t bring their enemy down, never to rise again.
False Hearts is listed in Forbidden Planet's top 10 books of 2016! Colour me flabbergasted.
Good morning and happy Tuesday! First, I'm continuing my Wattpad experiment, and the first 6 chapters are going to be going up over the next few weeks. Chapter 1 is here! Reads, votes & comments are all greatly appreciated. I update on Friday lunchtime. Secondly, the new paperback version and ebook of Pantomime and Shadowplay are slightly different to the original 2013 version published by Strange Chemistry Books. [ 826 more words ]
When Words Leave Off, Music Begins - 9 months ago
Originally posted on AUTHOR ALLSORTS: “When words leave off, music begins.” – Heinrich Heine I often listen to music as I write. I go to cafes a lot. Sometimes the thrum of background noise and whatever jazzy music they play is fine, but other times it’s distracting–so in go the earplugs. Like a lot of writers,…
New Website! - 11 months ago
I’ve been saying for the last few years that I’ll get around to moving my site from wordpress.com to wordpress.org. I kept playing around with templates on here but couldn’t get all the features I wanted. Someone on Twitter I didn’t know with the same name as me was complaining about me not using it … Continue reading New Website!
Monthly Roundup: November 2015 - one year ago
Books Read: 1. Five Go Glamping – Liz Tipping Glamping Check list Festival tickets Double check best Instagram filter Avoid thinking about work/Connor/five year plan!! A four day break from her hectic life to relax in the countryside and hang out at a local festival (for free!) is just what Fiona Delaney needs. With her best … Continue reading Monthly Roundup: November 2015
Pantomime & Shadowplay are BACK in ebook! - one year ago
Yay! After 11 months, Pantomime & Shadowplay, the first two books in the Micah Grey series, are back in ebook through their new publisher, UK Tor. Pantomime‘s £2.99 or basically the price of a latte! If you’ve read Pantomime but not Shadowplay, here’s a roundup of the plot of book 1 if you want to refresh … Continue reading Pantomime & Shadowplay are BACK in ebook!
My Favourite Authors – Robin Hobb - one year ago
Originally posted on Panoply: I’ve been trying to figure out how to write this post ever since I started this blog series. I’m not sure I can convey what Robin Hobb means to me as an author. She’s my all-time favourite writer. She’s my greatest influence. Her stories pull me in and shake me up…
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