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Leenna Naidoo

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Leenna Naidoo is the author of No Distance To Run, Situation No Win and Here Be Monsters. Born and raised in Durban, Leenna draws her inspiration from real people, real places, world myth and folklore and her travels in Scotland and China. Her work often looks at the trials and tribulations of busy, working women thrown into amazing adventures.

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Leenna Naidoo Tough question! Well, first it was Agatha Christie's Tommy and Tuppence ('cos they're funny and smart), then Mary Stewart's Gianetta and Nicholas ('co…moreTough question! Well, first it was Agatha Christie's Tommy and Tuppence ('cos they're funny and smart), then Mary Stewart's Gianetta and Nicholas ('cos they're smart enough to take a second chance), and then Margaret Mahy's Laura and Sorry Carlisle (the only YA couple, and witches too -- how could I not love them?), and then...well there are just so many! Recently, it's been Luke and Hope of 'Harcourt's Mountain' (so brave and pioneering and passionate), and my very own Charmaine and Rob, and Vivian and Munro (from Three Million's A Crowd in the Second Chances - A Love Anthology). Rob and Charmaine are such opposites and yet so complementary. They shouldn't really work, but they do. And Vivian and Munro as similar, yet so sweet and desperate to do the right thing that I can't help but love them. Thanks for the question. Sending all of you sweet thoughts this Valentine's month :-)(less)
Leenna Naidoo Hi Neon. Thank you so much for your question and for your kind words! I'm so glad you've enjoyed 'Unalienable Right', found more depth to it, and enjo…moreHi Neon. Thank you so much for your question and for your kind words! I'm so glad you've enjoyed 'Unalienable Right', found more depth to it, and enjoyed the humor.
Unfortunately, I don't have a quick answer for you regarding adding it to your shelf just yet. It's still under contract to Sci Phi Journal for the moment, so you'd best look there for now.
In the future, I would probably release it with more of my short stories, but that may not be for a while yet. I'll keep you posted.
Thanks once again for your question and comments. It's greatly appreciated and encouraging for a writer like me.
Best wishes :-D(less)
Average rating: 4.11 · 28 ratings · 14 reviews · 25 distinct works
Settle Down Now

2.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Here Be Monsters

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Walpole Were

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No Distance To Run

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Quest for the Wholly Pale, ...

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Situation No Win 2nd Revision

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The BaGua And Other Stories

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Ride The Wave, Kiss The God

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Dear Santa

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9 Point 8

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The LTSP Holiday Bumper Book Box

The LTSP Holiday Bumper Book Box will be released on 1 December 2015!
This limited release is available on Pre-Order for only $10.99 now!


Durban, South Africa, 25 November 2015

Three Authors, six eBooks combined, plus new short stories. This holiday bumper box is available only until mid February 2016.

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“You found yourself wondering why there weren’t constant camera flashes going off.”
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“True Thomas who never once warned us that we should beware the truth.”
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