Well reviewed in journals like The Times and US Publishers Weekly, LEIGH RUSSELL is "a brilliant talent" (Jeffery Deaver) "with a deeply human voice" (Peter James) CUT SHORT (2009) was shortlisted for the CWA New Blood Dagger Award for Best First Novel and was an international bestseller on kindle. ROAD CLOSED(2010) was listed as a Top Read on Eurocrime and followed the international success of Cut Short on kindle. DEAD END(2011) remained at number 1 on amazon kindle's bestseller chart for female sleuths for two months,and was in the Top 50 Bestsellers list on amazon.
DEATH BED (2012) reached the Top 50 Bestsellers chart for WH Smith's and is available in hardback as well as paperback. Leigh enjoys meeting readers and there is a schedule of her appearances on http://leighrussell.co.uk along with links to facebook, twitter, and Leigh's author channel on youtube. Leigh gives interviews and appears at literary festivals, in bookshops and libraries, giving talks, running workshops and, of course, signing her books. She can be heard talking about crime fiction, how to get published, and many other topics, as well as reading from her books, on www.youtube.com/leighrussellauthor