Leigh Russell

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Gender FEMALE
Industry Publishing
Occupation Author
Location United Kingdom
Introduction After many years teaching English in secondary school, internationally bestselling author Leigh Russell now writes crime fiction full time. Published in English and in translation in Europe, her Geraldine Steel and Ian Peterson titles have appeared on many bestseller lists, including #1 on kindle. Leigh's work has been nominated for several major awards, including the CWA New Blood Dagger and CWA Dagger in the Library, and her Geraldine Steel and Ian Peterson series are in development for television with Avalon Television Ltd. Journey to Death is the first title in her Lucy Hall series published by Thomas and Mercer.
Interests reading, writing, crime fiction, books, music, family, friends
Favorite Movies Hitchcock, Play Misty for Me, West Side Story... there are too many to mention.
Favorite Music so much and fairly eclectic - Jacques Lousier, Mozart, Pink Floyd, Kinks
Favorite Books The list is long. Here are a few names, selected at random: Ian McEwan, Kazuo Ishiguro, Frances Fyfield, Ruth Rendell, Ian Rankin, PD James, Val McDermid, Simon Beckett, Lynwood Barclay, Jeffery Deaver, John Wyndham, Edith Wharton, Dickens, Emily Bronte... there are so many.

Try writing your name with your other hand. Where was that person raised?

Through the looking glass.