Leanne enjoys reading, writing, and traveling. Most recently she traveled to Norway to do research for an upcoming Viking epic. The year before, she traveled to Ireland, where she fell in love with the beautiful countryside and its Viking history. She’s also traveled to England, Spain, France, and Hawaii in search of stories waiting to be told! Her absolute favorite place to visit, however, is the lovely country of Scotland. Its beauty is beyond words, and the friendliness of its people is incomparable. In Florida, she can often be found at Disney World with her grandchildren (although everyone knows they are merely an excuse for her to visit).
While doing genealogy research for her husband, she fell in love with Scottish history. That led to the novel HIGHLAND WISHES, a historical novel about Scotland’s War for Independence. Its sequel is HER HIGHLAND ROGUE. She currently has several other novels in progress. She's currently adapting her two award-winning Scottish books for the Christian market as well. HIGHLAND MIRACLE is currently available. KEEPER OF MY HEART, a novel about the Battle of Culloden and its aftermath is her current work in progress. THE POWER AND THE PASSION is the Viking epic. The third story in the Scottish War for Independence trilogy is also being worked on. In addition, Leanne has participated in several anthologies.
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Where to buy in print
Her Highland Destiny
Christian version of the award winning Sequel to Highland Wishes (Highland Miracle)...
In 1304, amidst Scotland's continuing war for independence. two wounded souls are forced on a journey neither wants, resulting in tragedy and disaster.
Can these two opposites find love amidst war and lower their barriers to find the peace they seek within their countries and themselves?
The Lady's Cowboy
A Christian Western short story -
When Jessica’s brother is killed, her entire world is turned upside down. What’s a lady to do when her newfound partner not only owns half her hotel, but also the neighboring saloon and brothel? Tensions flare and attractions mount. Will she hightail it back East--or will she tame her cowboy?
(Previously released as Christmas at Hom
On the Home Front
A Short Story - (Previously released as Christmas at Home)
WW II left the world in turmoil - not just in Europe. Many Americans were sent home with injuries. Would their lives ever be the same again? Ryan Burgess didn't think so.
Allison Monroe would do anything to protect her daughter from the realities forced on them from the void her husband's death left.
Can they start their lives anew?
A Short Story -
When Samantha Noelle was talked into replacing her friend as Santa's helper at a department store she was less than thrilled with the divinely handsome store manager who laughed at her in her green elf costume.
Sam would have liked staying out of Mr. Giovanni's way, but his precocious young daughter was going to show them both how much they all needed one another.
A Short Story -
Was there ever something you couldn’t explain? Left with a baby girl after her sister's death, Darcy had no clue what to do with either the baby or the restaurant her sister had so loved—her Elvis themed restaurant. Why would the janitor/handiman want to stay around her when all she wanted to do was throw up her hands and cry?
Were there forces beyond their control? Oh yeah!
On A Cold Winter's Night
On a cold winter night-or any night in the year- snuggle up and enjoy five delightful stories designed to put you in the Christmas spirit.
From the Great Depressions's Stock Market crash to a doctor with a broken engagement and medical problems to former schoolmates meeting in an airport to a defense attorney with a man accused of stalking as her client to a restaurant owner and a critic.
Snuggle up and enjoy a delightful story designed to put you in the Christmas spirit. A Christian holiday novella...
The Black Friday stock market crash of 1929 turns the world on its heels.
A man loses his job and returns to the farm he’d turned his back on so many years before.
Maddy Stepson teaches at the local school. Stresses from the Great Depression threaten to tear them apart.
Christmas At Home
World War II left the world in turmoil. And not just in Europe. Many were sent home with injuries. Would their lives ever be the same again? Ryan Burgess didn't think so. Can he and Allison put the horrible memories of the past behind them? Can she teach him to 'live' again after the injuries he's sustained in the war? More importantly, can Christmas work another miracle and teach them how to love
Them's Fightin' Words
Sometimes people do what they think is right, even if it’s the wrong thing for them. Join a young couple in a simpler time in Georgia. When two lives were torn apart and young love got put on hold for an act of kindness and generosity. Throw in two antiquated ‘silly’ laws still on the books, and you have quite a mix.
Early 1960s, a simpler time when young love was set around groups like The Righteous Brothers and The Young Rascals. When American Bandstand was new to television.
All his life Johnny Fortunato had been groomed for a life he wanted nothing to do with. He developed a 'bad boy' persona. But Johnny is all grown now, and the girl he couldn't have in high school is still available.
Chocolate In the Afternoon
A Short Story -
Laws matters little...when love finds a way!
Weaving his way out of White’s front door, a young man stumbled a time or two as he departed the Gentleman’s Club. He reached his right hand out to steady himself and held fast to his carriage.
He found himself staring into the face of a woman—a beautiful young woman. One he’d never seen before.
What was she doing in his carriage?
Hot Cocoa for the Heart
An inspirational Christmas anthology...
Five poignant stories straight from the heart. From soldiers wounded in action during World War II and Iraq, to how the aftermath of car crashes affected peoples' lives, to a dedicated woman who teaches itinerant deaf students. Pull up a chair, grab a cup of hot cocoa, and immerse yourself in their trials, triumphs and tears.
Endless Yesterdays - Forever Tomorrows
A Christmas Novella - A season of love. A season of cheer. To a joyful present and a well-remembered past. A story of the joyful gift of this holiday season. Peace, Joy, Love and Lasting Happiness.
When a B&B needs remodeling, the owner takes on more than she plans after meeting the charming repairman. Can he repair not only the B&B, but also her broken heart when she learns unsettling news?
A New Tradition
A Victorian period Christmas novella...
Set in 1853, two young people meet and fall in love. But all isn't that simple. He doesn't agree with her views on the women's movement and she's adamant about women being equal with men and someday they should even have the right to vote!
Learn about the beginnings of potato chips and the lovely tradition of the peppermint pig.
The warmth of Christmas takes place everywhere…to everyone. Even when they don’t think it’s possible. Five Christian stories of love and loss…and the beauty of Christmas.
1. Two World War II stories
2. American Old West
3l A simpler time in Georgia
4. 1960s in Wisconsin
The Christian version of the award winning Highland Wishes...
They were two lonely hearts who made a connection when The Almighty brought them together…
As the brutal strife intensifies between their countries, the lovers seek fleeting happiness in each other’s arms. Torn by their differences, and with such enormous odds stacked against them, can Grant and Victoria’s love survive?
Recipe for Love
Through the ages, sage advice has been handed down from mother-to-daughter that the way to win a man's heart is through his stomach. 15 talented authors set out to prove Mama knows best by cooking up a storm. 15 stories guaranteed to teach you the Recipe for Love. Leanne Burroughs, Anne Elizabeth, Deborah MacGillivray, Kristi Ahlers, Amy Blizzard, Gerri Bowen, Billie Warren Chai, Diane Davis White
Flames of Gold
Christmas. . . A time for happiness. . .a time for joy. A time to wish. . .a time to dream. A time to remember. . .a time to love. A time to hope for the love of your life…your soulmate. The holidays makes love shine its brightest – Like flames of Gold.
Authors: Leanne Burroughs, Amber Dawn Bell, Judith Leigh, Patty Howell, Amy Blizzard
Comfort and Joy
A season of love. A season of cheer.
To a joyful present and a well-remembered past.
Five stories of the joyful gift of this holiday season.
Peace, Joy, Love and Lasting Happiness to all of you!
Authors - Leanne Burroughs, Polly McCrillis, Amy Blizzard, Chris Holmes, Kristy Bock
Her Highland Rogue
The award winning Sequel to Highland Wishes...
Honor-bound to ensure his clan’s future…
Duncan MacThomas travels to England to wed a woman he doesn't want.
Wealthy and pampered…
Catherine Gillingham is dismayed when her king decrees she must wed a Scotsman.
In 1304, amidst Scotland's continuing war for independence…
Can Catherine and Duncan find love and find the peace they seek?
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A Highlander Obsessed
While the Scottish War for Independence rages, Grant heads to the Scottish-English border to avenge his father’s murder.
A Woman Defiant
Instinct warned Victoria to escape. As Grant surveyed the woman fate just delivered into his hands, he smiled—first time since hearing the terrible news about his father’s death.
Passion flares, but can love survive?
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