ABOUT LEIGH RUSSELL
Hailed as 'a brilliant talent' by Jeffery Deaver and 'a deeply human voice' by Peter James, Leigh Russell writes the internationally bestselling Geraldine Steel series of psychological crime thrillers.
As well as receiving rave reviews on numerous renowned sites like Crime Time, Crimesquad and Eurocrime, her books have attracted glowing reviews in journals as diverse as The Times, The New York Journal of Books and Star Magazine, to name just a few. Many of these reviews can be read here by clicking on reviews.
CUT SHORT was shortlisted for a CWA Dagger Award for Best First Crime Novel. The series reached Number 1 on kindle for female sleuths, Top 50 Bestsellers List on kindle, Top 50 Bestsellers Chart for WH Smith's Travel, Top Reads list on Eurocrime, Best Fiction Books of 2012 Chart in the Miami Examiner, and Best Crime Fiction Books in a poll on Crime Time. Geraldine Steel is a Great Crime Sleuth on Lovereading.
Leigh gives interviews on many BBC Radio stations, online, and in the press. Many of her interviews can be read here. She gives author talks and teaches creative writing at literary festivals, bookshops, libraries and universities. Her schedule of appearances can be seen here. She can be heard talking about crime fiction, how to get published, and many other topics, as well as reading from her books, on her youtube channel
As well as continuing the bestselling Geraldine Steel series, Leigh is currently writing a spin off series featuring Geraldine's popular colleague Ian Peterson. The first of these will be published in 2013.
Keep an eye on Leigh's news for current updates.
'a brilliant talent' - Jeffery Deaver
Death Bed: 'Earlier books by Russell have marked her out as one of the most able practitioners in the current field and this latest entry for her doughty policewoman continues the momentum' - Barry Forshaw, Crime Time [read the full review]
|25 May 2013||10.30am
|AMERSHAM - WH SMITH'S||Signing at WH Smith's in Amersham|
|30 May 2013||6.00pm||BRISTOL||Talk at university|
|30 May 2013||tbc||BRISTOL||CrimeFest|