Free First In Series Paranormal Book Promo

I am thrilled to tell you that Witch Bound is getting more great reviews: A Pack Bound Series Prequel is well written and kept me turning pages. Paul Collins, duty-bound Pack Warlock and seer and maternal wolf Ivy McVale’s story is well worth reading. I want to read more in this series. Five Stars – Barbara – Goodreads Reviewer Paul Collins is the … Read More

Remembering Helen on her 51st Birthday

Yesterday, the 5th of May 2021, was Helen Mardi Petrou’s 51st birthday – my bestie of almost 30 years. It is three years since her 48th birthday bash – the last one she got to have. At that stage, we thought she might make her 49th, but it wasn’t to be. The 12-18 months the doctors gave her quickly dwindled … Read More

Letting Creativity Take the Lead Podcast

Today I am featured on the Letting Creativity Take the Lead Podcast with Siobhan Jones. You can find it here: ?The Unlocked Creative – Creative Entrepreneur, Ambitious Creatives, Writers, Productivity for creatives: Letting CREATIVITY take the lead with author Leisl Leighton! on Apple Podcasts We talked about my journey as a writer, how I tackle the challenges of writing and … Read More

Witch Bound Release Day

I am so thrilled that Witch Bound: A Pack Bound Series Prequel, (my first solo self-publishing endeavour) is finally out in the world. It has been quite the journey with lots to learn and more still to learn, but I’ve enjoyed the process. To celebrate Witch Bound’s release, I am extending the 99c sale price for another week. So if … Read More

Vote for Climbing Fear in the Better Reading Top 100

If you loved Climbing Fear, I’d be super grateful if you showed your love by voting for it in the Better Reading Top 100 books of the year. Voting is open now. How to vote: Go to the Better Reading website (https://www.betterreading.com.au/news/enter-the-draw-to-win-australias-top-100-books/) and enter Climbing Fear and my name under the title and author. If you agree to Better Reading’s … Read More

Cover Reveal: Witch Bound

I am very excited to be sharing the cover of Witch Bound with you all. The amazing Lana Pecherczyk did an amazing job with the cover design, keeping the feel of the Pack Bound novels while giving Witch Bound its own special feel. What do you think? I love it. Witch Bound is a prequel novella in the Pack Bound … Read More

Witch Bound: Cover Reveal Coming soon

I am thrilled to announce that I will be self-publishing my novella, Witch Bound (currently appearing in the Fantasy Realms Anthology: Warlords, Witches & Wolves). I have set the publication date for April 6th – very exciting! Even more exciting, I have an amazing cover to share with you soon. But for now, here’s a sneak peek at it. More … Read More

Facebook Live Panel: Why We Need Romance Stories More than Ever

I am very excited about the upcoming event that I’m a part of – a Facebook Live event in conjunction with Brisbane Libraries, Harlequin, Mills & Boon and romance.com.au: My fellow panelists are Mills & Boon authors, Ally Blake and Melanie Milbourne – two amazing authors who have been writing romance for a long time and are people I have … Read More