Laura E James is married and has two children. She lives in Dorset, but spent her formative years in Watford, a brief train ride away from the bright lights of London. Here she indulged her love of live music, and, following a spectacular Stevie Nicks gig, decided to take up singing, a passion that scored her second place in a national competition. Laura is a graduate of the Romantic Novelists' Association's New Writers' Scheme, a member of her local writing group, Off The Cuff, and an editor of the popular Romaniacs blog. Laura was runner-up twice in the Choc Lit Short Story competitions. Her story Bitter Sweet was released in Romantic Novelists' Association's Anthology. Laura's Chesil Beach series includes, Truth or Dare, Follow Me Follow You and What Doesn't Kill You.