Leah Mercer

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Leah Mercer

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Leah can't remember a time when she didn't love writing. From creating fake newspapers to writing letters to the editor, scribbling something was always on the agenda. Even the rejections she received after completing her first novel at age 13 didn't dent her enthusiasm.

So it makes sense, then, that she pursued a career in anything but writing. Public relations, teaching, recruitment, editing medical journals -- even a stint painting houses -- until she finally succumbed once more to the lure of the blank page.

When she's not being jumped on by her young son or burning supper while thinking of plot-lines, Leah can be found furiously tapping away on her laptop, trying not to check Twitter or Facebook.

Leah also writes romantic comed
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It's been a while since I've really been able to get stuck into a book, and this wonderful novel more than did the job! Once I started, I was immediately drawn into the stories of the characters. Set in beautiful Cornwall, I felt like I was escaping ...more
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“I think how marriage doesn’t have the power to bind – only the actions of two people can do that. ‘Forever’ and happy endings aren’t a given, and life can be shit, just like the woman on the train said. But perhaps you do need to have faith, too. Faith in yourself, and faith in your relationship.”
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“I spend a lot of time inside my head. I like it there, blanketed from the world.”
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