“Among Ruins” is the debut novel of Harriet Vyner. It’s the story of Laura, who is born to a wealthy family. That is, until her father gambles the family estate away on the gambling tables of Mayfair. The family are therefore forced to move away. Laura attempts to rebuild her life and self-esteem, but is haunted by an abusive incident she suffered as a child on the grounds of the estate. Many years later, Laura lives in London, falling out of love with her older lover, a well-known artist. Laura’s life spins out of control as she becomes more dependent on alcohol and then heroin… To find out more about the author, you must visit our Harriet Vyner page.
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