Leanne (pictured left with her
husband) grew up in Wisconsin. They lived in South Carolina for
several years while her husband was stationed there in the Navy. She
and her husband of forty-two years now live in Florida. They have
one daughter, one son and daughter-in-law, one grandson, and four
Having worked at three newspapers
within the state of Florida, she loved the entire creative process.
Her forte was editing.
reading, writing, and traveling. On her last trip overseas, she
traveled to Norway to do research for an upcoming Viking epic.
Before that, she
traveled to Ireland, where she fell in love with the beautiful
countryside and its Viking history. She’s also traveled to England,
Spain, France, and Hawaii in search of stories waiting to be told!
favorite place to visit, however, is the lovely country of Scotland.
Its beauty is beyond words, and the friendliness of its people is
Florida, she can often be found at Disney World with her
grandchildren (although everyone knows they are merely an excuse for
her to visit).
While doing genealogy research for her husband, she fell in love
with Scottish history. That led to her international award winning
novel HIGHLAND WISHES, a historical novel about Scotland’s War for
Independence. Its sequel, HER HIGHLAND ROGUE, has also won
international awards. She currently has several other novels in
progress. KEEPER OF MY HEART, a novel about the Battle of Culloden
and its aftermath is her current work in progress. THE POWER AND THE
PASSION is the Viking epic. The third story in the Scottish War for
Independence trilogy is also being worked on. In addition, Leanne
has participated in several anthologies. For those, she
traditionally switches to US themes, from World War II to the Great
Depression. Her goal is to make people fall in love with history.
She welcomes comments from her
Have your novel/manuscript professionally proofread by a former newspaper editor.
Speed production time for novels by presenting copy free of typographical errors, misused words,
spelling errors, or grammatical errors.
Please contact me to check out my reasonable rates
Payment options: PayPal, Money Order