Lara Russell

Fiction, Romance, Strong Female Lead, Women


Lara Russell believes in happy endings. Not the endings of fairy tales, but the kind that she's found in almost every romantic story she's ever read. Her characters come to believe too, and they are never disappointed in the end.

Lara lives in Australia with her husband and their Labrador puppies. They are in the middle of an unfinished renovations project, which may or may not be completed before her next book is.

The Holiday Romance is her second novel, following her debut novel Words for Anna. Visit,,, & for more information.



Books by Lara Russell

The Holiday Romance

The Holiday Romance

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The Holiday Romance is a tale of love in the spotlight, taking place in the late 90s. Before a well-deserved break, copywriter Kate’s dating world collides with that of Josh, a well-known Australian actor who lives in LA. Will they be able to navigate their romance in the limelight when it becomes more than just a fling?

Words for Anna: A Second Chance at First Love

Words for Anna: A Second Chance at First Love

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Set in Australia, England and South Africa in the early 2000s, Words for Anna is the heart-warming story of first love. Twelve years earlier, Anna and Daniel faced the cruelty of being forced apart as a result of circumstances beyond their control. What happens when they are reunited and given a second chance at love?