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Grant Leishman

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in Dunedin, New Zealand
June 22, 1959

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I am an expatriate New Zealander living in Manila, The Philippines, with my wife and two step-daughters.

At age 55, after careers in Finance and Journalism, I have finally discovered my true passion in life - writing; and I truly believe I am now "living the dream".


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Mom's Favorite Reads - What An Exciting Addition

Today, I want to hand my blog over to Best-Selling Author of the Detective Sam Smith Series, Hannah Howe, who, along with her co-creators Ronesa Aveela and Denise McCabe have started the venture:
MOM'S FAVORITE READS!


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The Siren (Saga of the Chosen #3) by Petra Landon is the long-awaited third installment of this incredibly detailed and in-depth tale of the four, hidden, magical entities that exist side by side with us humans (Si’ffa) but of which we are totally un ...more
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