Praise for 'Splintered'

"Pacey and Imaginative with lots of twists and turns"


- B. M.  Cottrell 


"I'm VERY impressed!"


- Mark Billingham

Best-selling Crime Writer of Rush of Blood, Scaredy Cat and Sleepyhead

"As hard to put down as Baldacci."


- G Corry


Amazon customer review

"What a fantastic book.  A real Page-turner"


- Montycat Reviews


"What a fantastic book.  A real Page-turner"


- Montycat Reviews


Laura J Harris: Writer

Writing credits:

2006      Forget Me Not                          


2008      Somebody's Fool                          


2011       The Offering                            


               A Christmas CANAL


2012       Splintered                                


                The Nativity is Cancelled!


2013       Freedom and Opportunity


2016      Walking the Bard (St George's Hall, Liverpool)

               - Promenade (Site Specific)

2017      Edythe Swale and the Clockwork Heart

                    - Promenade (Site Specific; National Waterways Museum, Ellesmere Port)

               Walking the Bard (Chester Castle)

               - Promenade (Site Specific)


In Progress:


Serial Screen Plays




Boudica: Flame of the Iceni 





The Minotaur


Praise for 

Laura J Harris

"Somebody’s Fool"


‘Somebody's Fool was lively and told convincingly.’

- M. Telfer; Development Executive Lime Pictures


‘The characters are distinctive...the dialogue is pacy and dramatic.’

- Suzanne Bell; Literary Manager & Dramaturg for Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester


‘This material has an entirely engaging flow and rhythm.  Pages seem to fly by...[it] bears hallmarks of a strong and confident writing style, most notably in terms of character and dialogue...[which] is witty and vibrant...Laura is a really interesting writer.’

- BBC Script Reader


"Forget Me Not"

‘Laura is one of the rising stars of her art...with plenty of promise and imagination.’

- Liverpool Echo Newspaper




‘Amarna is visually’s exciting.’

- M. Telfer; Development Executive Lime Pictures


‘I enjoyed [Amarna]. The era certainly has story scope and you do a great job of bringing it to life.’

- K. Rundle; Drama Development Executive Sky Entertainment

Laura graduated from Edge Hill University with a BA (hons) Degree in Writing and Drama in 2004.  


She has a written for both stage and screen since leaving university and has a number of new, exciting projects in the pipeline.


 In 2012 Laura's debut novel, the psychological crime thriller 'Splintered', was published.  The novel has received both critical acclaim and cult interest since publication.   


Laura runs Creative Writing Classes and Clinics in conjunction with Chalice Media Limited (Chalice Books) at their studio on Cambridge Road, Ellesmere Port.  



Dates and Locations for "The Write Course" Writer's Retreat 2018 will be announced shortly.



Chalice Books offer a number of off-the-shelf and tailored publication packages.  Please visit for more information.


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