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Grant Leishman

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Born
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:
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In this, the fourth book of Karrin: Warrior Woman, Excalibur Saga, by Sahara Foley, we find human Karrin, alone, abandoned on the planet Switch, with only her two-tailed, monkey-like friend Brownie for
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As they say… “…and now for something completely different.” That is exactly what Déjà vu: The Persistence of Memory by Karen Janowsky, brought me. This book took me completely by surprise with both its
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