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pb Due May 2014

Published 2013

as an ebook and in print

Leigh Russell now a #1 Bestseller on Amazon Kindle

Leigh Russell's Blog Tour

Over the next few weeks I may be appearing on a blog near you, as I embark on a Round-The-World Blog Tour. If you'd like to catch up with me, click the link for details of where and when I'll be appearing - Blog Tour ▶


I'm very excited that Stop Dead has been nominated for The People's Book Prize
Competition is tough and every vote counts.
Please take a couple of moments to visit this People's Book Prize link
and cast your vote in support of Geraldine Steel.

Cut Short - CWA Dagger shortlist, #1 iTunes, #1 Women Sleuths
Road Closed - #1 Women Sleuths, Top 20 Kindle, Top Read Eurocrime, Top 50 iTunes
Dead End - #1 Women Sleuths, Top 20 Kindle, Top 20 WH Smith's, Top 10 Miami Examiner
Death Bed - #1 Women Sleuths, Top 20 WH Smith's
Stop Dead - #1 on Amazon Kindle
D.I Geraldine Steel is a Lovereading Great Female Sleuth

'Leigh Russell is one to watch' - LEE CHILD

'A brilliant talent in the thriller field' - JEFFERY DEAVER

'Taut and compelling' - PETER JAMES


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

Cold Sacrifice:  'A top-of-the-line crime tale and a five-star must-read' - Take A Break Fiction Feast [read the full review]

more reviews »

Leigh Russell talks about Cold Sacrifice on Book Zone

Published 2013

For the launch of the ebook a limited quantity of signed and numbered pre-release copies of Cold Sacrifice in paperback were produced - they are available NOW and can be ordered direct from Belgravia Books »

The first DS Ian Peterson
Murder Investigation
Now in paperback

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