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Lauren James


Lauren James

Lauren James is 24, and graduated in 2014 from the University of Nottingham, UK, where she studied Chemistry and Physics. She sold the rights to her first novel THE NEXT TOGETHER, a Young Adult science fiction romance, when she was 21. It has been translated into five languages worldwide and is out now with Walker Books in the UK and Australia, and will also be published by Sky Pony Press in the USA. It was described by The Bookseller as ‘funny, romantic and compulsively readable’. It was also longlisted for the Branford Boase Award, a prize given to recognise an outstanding novel by a first time writer. Lauren lives in the West Midlands and is an Arts Council grant recipient. Her other novels include THE LAST BEGINNING, the epic conclusion to THE NEXT TOGETHER about love, destiny and time travel. A short story set in the world of The Next Together series, ANOTHER TOGETHER, is also available as a free eBook. You can find her on Twitter at @Lauren_E_James or her website

Lauren James

Books by Lauren James

by Lauren James - Fiction, Mystery, Science Fiction, Space Opera, Young Adult 14+

The daughter of two astronauts, Romy Silvers is no stranger to life in space. But she never knew how isolating the universe could be until her parents’ tragic deaths left her alone on the Infinity, a spaceship speeding away from Earth. Romy tries to make the best of her lonely situation, but with only brief messages from her therapist on Earth to keep her company, she can’t help but feel like something is missing. It seems like a dream come true when NASA alerts her that another ship, the Eternity, will be joining the Infinity.

by Lauren James - Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Fiction, Gay & Lesbian, Historical Romance, Magic, Mystery, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+, Youth Fiction
Sixteen years ago, teenagers Katherine and Matthew vanished without a trace. Now Clove Sutcliffe is determined to find her long lost relatives. But where do you start looking for a couple who seem to have been reincarnated at every key moment in history? Who were Kate and Matt? Why were they born again and again? And who is the mysterious Ella, who keeps appearing at every turn in Clove's investigation?
by Lauren James - Fantasy, Historical Fantasy, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult 12+

Katherine and Matthew are destined to be born again and again, century after century. Each time they are total strangers thrust together under unusual circumstances. Each time their presence changes history for the better. And each time they fall hopelessly in love, only to be tragically separated. Why does fate keep bringing them together to save the world? What must they achieve before they can finally be left to love in peace? Maybe the next together will be different...