Laura Briggs

Biography

Laura Briggs first entered the publishing world in 2010 with the romantic novella, ONLY IN NOVELS, which later received a CAPA award nomination. She also has a series of contemporary romance indie novels, and is co-author of THE DARK WOODS TRILOGY, a grimmer version of the classic Brother Grimms' tales.

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Books

A Little Love Magic (Lucky in Love?, Finn's Rock, Love Like Rosemary's, Food for Love, and The Art of Olives): Five Early Romantic Novellas
By Laura Briggs
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 107,820. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2014. Category: Fiction
Five early romance novellas from Laura Briggs, including the previously un-published The Art of Olives. American businessman Randall dreams of running an Italian winery–instead, he gets an olive grove and a chance for love. The other tales include: karma crazy Lucky in Love?, the mermaid magic of Finn's Rock, romantic destiny in Love Like Rosemary's, and a craving for romance in Food for Love.
Cindermaid: A Tale of Cinderella
By Laura Briggs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 145,910. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction
The sequel to Charming and the final part in the author's Cinderella re-telling. Picking up where its prequel left off, the story finds Elle's household sinking rapidly into madness, and Jack learning of a possible means of breaking Molly's curse and freeing himself of its consequences forever.
Charming: A Cinderella Prequel
By Laura Briggs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 126,470. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2014. Category: Fiction
Part One of a Two-Part Series from The Dark Woods. Homely village boy Jode longs for adventure and greatness. He visits a witch who seemingly grants his wish – but for an unspoken price. From a pirate ship to the desert, from a mercenary to a monarch’s pawn, Jode-turned-Handsome-Jack faces adventures as varied as his namesake's tales in a quest to free himself from magic’s consequences.
The Last Miss Phillips
By Laura Briggs
Series: The Regency Rules, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 105,500. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Category: Fiction
Kitty Phillips watched her uneventful girlhood slip away with the Regency era. Now a middle-aged woman, she's shuffled between her married sisters’ households, possessing little fortune and fewer prospects for anything more in life. But a visit to the remote village of Beiberry Mile may forever change her life– and perhaps alter her chance for love and happiness…
Gone With the Wedding
By Laura Briggs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 32,560. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction
A hopeless Gone With the Wind addict, novelist Amy has just been offered a genuine Southern Belle Wedding. Or so it seems, until the romance of the past unravels in the face of present day disasters--including a crumbling mansion, a panicked magazine staff, and an elusive fiancé. Not to mention an unlikely Southern gentleman, who makes Amy wonder whether her heart is truly gone with the wedding.
Spell (The Dark Woods Series)
By Laura Briggs
Series: The Dark Woods. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 101,850. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Fiction
A witch hunter hired to seek revenge for a spell's victim pursues a witch whose spell is unmistakable and whose curse takes a hideous form. Along the way, he encounters two more sufferers who have their own reasons for finding the witch -- and evidence that this strange sorceress is like no other he's ever faced. The first in a new three-book cycle of The Dark Woods Trilogy.
Dear Miss Darcy (The UK Edition)
By Laura Briggs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,160. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Fiction
Packed with British spellings, slang, and terminology, here at last is the UK version of Dear Miss Darcy. Descended from England’s greatest love story, Olivia Darcy stumbled into the job of love advice columnist. But she’s never had a successful romance of her own–a secret in danger of being exposed when a letter in her column sparks a feud with one of London’s most famous playboys.
Free for the Wedding
By Laura Briggs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,950. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
Teenage Val answered a love letter from her school crush–a letter meant for someone else. How could she know that mistake would someday spark an engagement between her two best friends? Setting off for the wedding, Val’s plans to correct her mistake are detoured by a likable but inept salesman, Riley. Will Val fix the past–or will she find her heart isn’t really free for the wedding?
Love Among the Spices
By Laura Briggs
Series: The Regency Rules, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 65,790. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Fiction
In this Inspirational Regency romance, spirited Marianne finds London’s etiquette stifling and prefers wooded walks and dreaming of new places. When she meets a young man whose passion for science and nature matches hers, there's an instant connection and a tangle of misunderstandings in their friendship–while the entrance of a dashing young officer may hold the possibility of love and adventure.
The Last Christmas Card
By Laura Briggs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 25,510. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Fiction
A World War II soldier mails his sweetheart a Christmas card from overseas. Sixty years later, it arrives -- but the address is now occupied by Samantha, a young missionary. Determined to track down the card’s true owner, Sam enlists the help of Ty, a wounded soldier who seems lost in stateside life. Together, they may find forgotten hearts and new beginnings in this Inspirational holiday romance.
Rules for Engagements
By Laura Briggs
Series: The Regency Rules, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 68,770. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2012. Category: Fiction
How much trouble can one little book on matters of the heart cause? The answer: PLENTY! True, Flora only wishes to earn a living as she pens the anonymous guide to winning a man’s heart. And her plan seems to work as copies fly off the shelves of London bookstores. But Flora’s heart is the one in danger when she must apply her own advice to save a friend from a fortune hunter.
Snow White's Knight and Magic Mirror
By Laura Briggs
Series: The Dark Woods. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,920. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2012. Category: Fiction
Authors Briggs and Steinbrenner offer two short tales inspired by The Dark Woods trilogy’s First Bite. In Snow White’s Knight, dark adventures await Prince Reiden when he attempts to rescue the innocent princess from a fateful spell. In Shakespearesque tragedy Magic Mirror, a vengeful wizard, an obsessed warlord, and a callous ruler are connected by a fatal prophecy from the enchanted mirror.
The Best Man
By Laura Briggs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,530. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Fiction
Stuck in a San Francisco airport, novelist Michael Herriman impulsively explores the city with fellow passenger Kate, to whom he’s instantly drawn. Parting as strangers, they’re destined to meet again --this time with Kate as his best friend's fiancé and Michael tapped for the role of Best Man. Caught between loyalty and love a week before 'I do', Michael fears the best man for this job isn't him.
Dear Miss Darcy
By Laura Briggs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 70,150. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Fiction
Olivia Darcy is semi-famous, charming, and clever–the descendant of England’s greatest love story who stumbled into a career as a love advice columnist. Only she’s never had a successful romance of her own, a secret she keeps buried at all costs. When a letter in her column sparks a feud with one of London’s most famous playboys, will the rivalry expose the truth about Miss Darcy's love life?
The Bride Has Two Faces: A Wedding Caper Sequel
By Laura Briggs
Series: The Wedding Caper, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,400. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Fiction
In the best-selling novella The Wedding Caper, meek heroine Gwen encountered zany obstacles—and true love–while impersonating her famous wedding planner boss. In this lighthearted sequel, her own protégé, Beatrice, risks her heart and her job while planning her ex-boyfriend’s wedding to a bride with a Jekyll/Hyde complex. Can Beatrice survive this bridezilla with her heart and career still intact?
Secret Santa
By Laura Briggs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,720. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Fiction
(4.00 from 1 review)
Colleen's friends have made it tradition to stage a Secret Santa scavenger hunt. But instead of the usual silly rewards, this year's game is filled with magical surprises that take her breath away–and fill her head with thoughts of romantic destiny. She’s determined to track down her mysterious benefactor, but it's no easy task, as the crazy antics of her "Santa" keep her guessing at each turn!
New Year's Resolutions
By Laura Briggs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,820. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Fiction
Two hearts, twelve months...One big resolution. Abigail doesn't really think she'll find romance as she pens it on her list of New Year's resolutions. Learning to cook is a big enough task, not to mention giving her music class their moment in the spotlight. Henry still hasn't let go of his last relationship, so finding true love seems a long shot. But fate has a way of intervening...
The Fairy Godmother's Apprentice
By Laura Briggs
Series: The Dark Woods. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,450. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Category: Fiction
The latest volume of The Dark Woods Trilogy: Human destiny lies in the hands of fairies--in the form of a magical apprenticeship which makes possible glass slippers, pumpkin carriages, and the key to turning human tragedy into triumph.
I Know What You Did Last Christmas
By Laura Briggs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,490. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
The Ghost of Christmas Past has come to haunt Lisel Bishop...and expose last year's big holiday secret. The one involving snow, a ski lodge, and her coworker Marc Romez. Lisel and Marc's workplace rivalry is legend, so no one would guess they almost fell in love. And that's the way Lisel intends to keep it--though she might need a little holiday magic to stop it from happening again!
Gingerbread House
By Laura Briggs
Series: The Dark Woods. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 47,150. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
Part Two in the Dark Woods Trilogy. Once upon a time, there traveled a poor opera company in Germany. With them was a brilliant young composer whose career was yet to be written by history…and a young soprano whose tragic past was forgotten even by her. A dark opera–a simple children’s tale–becomes a nightmare, driving the soprano to face her worst fear. Into the woods we go…
First Bite: The Wicked Queen's Tale
By Laura Briggs
Series: The Dark Woods. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 80,840. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
The first volume in The Dark Woods Trilogy explores the sinister origins of one of the fairytale world’s most frightening villains–The Wicked Queen. Her quest for unmatched power and beauty seems unstoppable – unless the destiny of an innocent girl is something more than meets the eye.
Late to the Wedding
By Laura Briggs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,720. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
Evelyn has just discovered her ex-fiancé still loves her–five days before his wedding to someone else! Finding the misplaced letter seems like fate, so she plans to bridge the five states between them. But a series of cosmic misadventures partners her with a stubborn gypsy cab driver for the journey. Will she be late to the wedding–or have a romantic rendezvous in time for a happy ending?
Parade Banter: A Christmas Romance
By Laura Briggs
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
Sparks fly when former workplace rivals are chosen to host the town’s beloved Christmas parade. Morning deejay Rae hasn’t forgiven Simon for dumping their radio partnership in favor of a TV anchor job. And Simon is still reluctantly drawn to the feisty but appealing blonde. Will they get through the parade without strangling each other–or worse, revealing their secret feelings of romance?
The Wedding Caper
By Laura Briggs
Series: The Wedding Caper, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,690. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2011. Category: Fiction
When a case of mistaken identity lands Gwen in the role of her wedding planner boss, she faces the demands of a socialite bride and her domineering mother. Tasks like “firing” the best man and renting hot air balloons. But the one complication she can’t handle is falling for the groom. Stealing her boss’ identity was easy–but can she stop her secret crush from stealing her heart?

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