Climbing Fear – ARRA Awards Finalist

I found out today that Climbing Fear was nominated and has made the finals of the 2019 ARRA Awards in the Romantic Suspense category.

I just wanted to take this moment to say congratulations to the finalists in the ARRA award for Favourite Romantic Suspense 2019.

Finalists in the Romantic Suspense Category:

Climbing Fear by Leisl Leighton – Author
Half Truths by Claire Contreras
Hard Target by Pamela Clare
Hell on Wheels by Penny Dee
Lethal Balance by Cherise Sinclair
Securing Caite by Author Susan Stoker
Shadows Over Wongan Creek by Juanita Kees Australian Rural and Small Town USA Fiction
Under Currents by Nora Roberts
Untouchable by Jayne Ann Krentz

ARRA is the Australian Romance Readers Association and they run an award for the best of the year’s romance fiction as nominated and voted on by their members – romance lovers all of them. The ARRA Awards will be held in Sydney this year on the 7th March. You can see more information here on the awards and the full list of finalists.

2019 ARRA Awards

It’s a thrill to have my novel nominated, let alone reach the finals and it’s especially humbling to be listed among an amazing group of authors.

Climbing Fear is the first novel in my CoalCliff Stud Series (the second novel in the series, Blazing Fear, is due out in May 2020).

If you haven’t read Climbing Fear, you can pick up a copy at the following e-retailers.


Amazon Aus

Amazon US


Google Play

Enjoy and cross fingers for it on the night.

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