Laura Frankos

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Laura Frankos-Turtledove
Born (1960-02-09) February 9, 1960 (age 59)
SpouseHarry Turtledove
RelativesSteven Frankos (brother)

Laura Frankos-Turtledove is an American author born February 9, 1960. She has written mysteries, fantasy and science fiction stories. She has published one mystery novel, Saint Oswald's Niche, which is currently out of print, and The Broadway Musical Quiz Book.[1][2] Frankos also writes the Broadway history column "The Great White Wayback Machine" and has published numerous trivia quizzes about Broadway plays.[3]

Frankos is married to SF author Harry Turtledove and has three daughters: Alison, Rachel and Rebecca. Her brother is fantasy author Steven Frankos.[2]



  • St. Oswald's Niche (1992)


  • The Broadway Musical Quiz Book (2010)

Short stories[edit]

  • "Hoofer" (1993)
  • "A Beak for Trends" (1994)
  • "The Njuggle" (1995)
  • "The Old Grind" (1995) (published on-line here)
  • "Slue-Foot Sue and the Witch in the Woods" (1998)
  • "Leg Irons, the Bitch and the Wardrobe" (1999)
  • "The Great White Way" (2000)
  • "Merchants of Discord" (2000)
  • "A Late Symmer Night's Battle" (2004) (published on-line here)
  • "The Sea Mother's Gift" (2004)
  • "Natural Selection" (2005)
  • "The Garden Gnome Freedom Front" (2005)
  • "One Touch of Hippolyta" (2015)


  1. ^ "Fiction Book Review: St. Oswald's Niche by Laura Frankos".
  2. ^ a b Silver, Steven H (2011). "Associated Authors". Harry Turtledove Web Site. SF Site. Retrieved April 5, 2011.
  3. ^ Frankos, Laura (October 2010). The Broadway Musical Quiz Book. Milwaukee, WI: Applause Theatre & Cinema Books. p. Back Cover. ISBN 978-1-4234-9275-7.

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