About

I'm the author of The Myrtle Wand (2022), The Limits of Limelight (September 2021), Beautiful Invention: A Novel of Hedy Lamarr (2018) and twelve other historical novels, including bestsellers, award-winners, and foreign language editions. I studied British history in the U.K. and afterwards worked in theatre, film, and television. I return annually to Great Britain and Europe to research my stories and nonfiction projects. I've also contributed articles on British history and travel to numerous publications and blogs, and writesfor newspapers and lifestyle magazines. More information is available at www.margaretporter.com. My Instagram account is https://www.instagram.com/authormargaretporter/ and I tweet as @MargaretPorter.

Other Works

  • Beautiful Invention: A Novel of Hedy Lamarr

    2018

Awards and Recognition

  • 2021 Editors' Choice, Historical Novels Review, The Limits of Limelight; 2019 New Hampshire Literary Award for Outstanding Work of Fiction, Beautiful Invention: A Novel of Hedy Lamarr; 2021 Book Trib/WFWA Books for Women's History Month, Beautiful Invention: A Novel of Hedy Lamarr; Bustle's Recommended Golden Age Hollywood Historical Novels, Beautiful Invention: A Novel of Hedy Lamarr; Best Novel Finalist 2019, Independent Publishers of New England , Beautiful Invention: A Novel of Hedy Lamarr