Books by Laura Thompson

A TALE OF TWO MURDERS by Laura Thompson
Released: Nov. 6, 2018

"This meticulously researched account of a fatal love affair carefully questions the nature of guilt and capital punishment in polite society, offering up a more profound lesson than is likely to be found in a typical true crime novel."
An exhaustive look into the passionate love affair that led to one of the most infamous murders in 1920s England. Read full book review >
AGATHA CHRISTIE by Laura Thompson
Released: March 6, 2018

"Christie lovers will revel in this comprehensive, authoritative book."
A generous and meticulous biography of the legendary crime writer. Read full book review >
THE SIX by Laura Thompson
Released: Sept. 6, 2016

"Thompson has fallen under the spell of the breathtakingly beautiful (as she repeatedly insists), seductive Diana, but otherwise, her cleareyed view of the sisters' strengths and foibles makes this gossipy story a delight."
A fresh look at six outrageous sisters. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 1, 2004

"Among the best of the many books about the notorious Mitfords: sympathetic but shrewd, warmly appreciative of Nancy's ability to snatch happiness from even the most tragic circumstances."
A life story nearly as witty and provocative as the English author's delicious novels and own biographies. Read full book review >