She writes the bestselling Sister Agnes series, available on kindle. In April she was appointed Chair of the Crime Writers Association.
Leigh: Where do you see the CWA going?
Cut Short (2009) was shortlisted for the CWA New Blood Dagger Award for Best First Novel. Leigh studied at the University of Kent gaining a Masters degree in English and American literature. A secondary school teacher, specializing in supporting pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties as well as teaching English, Leigh Russell is married with two daughters and lives in Middlesex.