I'm Leah Fleming, international author of epic, romantic, historical novels.
Tuesday 7 May 2013
The launch of The Girl Under the Olive Tree in paperback is creeping forever closer. In fact, it's due out on 6 June 2013.
Here's the new cover which has especially redesigned for the occasion.
If you can't wait until 6 June it's already available as an ebook or hardback
To read what The Girl Under the Olive Tree is about or to buy the book click here.
Thursday 7 March 2013
Visit The Secret Writer blogspot where Leah talks about her new novel and other things about her writing!
Tuesday 26 February 2013
The fourth writing tip from Leah is available now and explores some of her strategies to ensure that her books transport readers to the all important location.
The tip starts with...
To lose myself in a good book is one of the pleasures in life especially when the location is one that takes me out of the humdrum everyday world into another place, real or imaginary: Think “Rebecca “Gone with the Wind” Captain Correlli’s Mandolin”.
Tuesday 8 January 2013
Congratulations to Julie Bonello from Malta, who has won a hardback copy of my new book, The Girl Under the Olive Tree.
If you weren't lucky enough to win, The Girl Under the Olive Tree is out on 17 January in hardbook and available to download as an ebook.
May 1941, and the island of Crete is captured by the Germans bringing together two very different women and changing their lives forever...
To find out more about The Girl Under the Olive Tree click here.
Monday 26 November 2012
SSo they turned it down… the short story, the synopsis and three chapters. Thanks but no thanks can be such a knock to confidence and feels very personal. Facing disappointment is part of every writer’s life. Published or unpublished it’s still a body blow especially when you know you’ve given it of your best.
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Tuesday 7 May 2013
KEEP CALM AND EAT CAKE
It’s that time of year when the village hall opens its doors each Sunday afternoon until the end of September to host afternoon tea. This great institution began here twenty years ago and despite rain, hail and thunder has become a weekly ritual amongst locals and visitors alike.