Kathy-Diane Leveille is a former broadcast journalist with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Her short story collection Roads Unravelling was published to critical acclaim after a selection from its pages Learning to Spin was adapted to radio drama for CBC’s Summer Drama Festival. The tale Showdown at the Four Corner’s Corral was revised for the stage and performed by New City Theater in Saint John. She is a member of Sisters in Crime, Crime Writers of Canada, International Thrill Writers and The Writers Union of Canada.
Kathy-Diane was bitten by the writing bug when an elementary school teacher asked her to adapt a story to radio drama. She went on to pen numerous stories and a school Christmas play. Later as a journalist for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, she loved meeting people and the challenge of shaping true life dramas for radio. When her father passed away, she decided to return to her true passion: writing fiction. Her award winning narratives have been published in numerous literary anthologies including Grain and The Oklahoma Review. She organizes the annual Answering the Call writing retreat at the Villa Madonna and the annual eight-week Artist's Way circle for writers. Kathy-Diane lives on the east coast with her husband and two sons, enjoying beach combing, gardening, hiking, motorcycling and always finding time to stop for a cup of tea with friends.
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With deft humor and unflinching honesty, each story traces a woman's awakening and her struggle to navigate new and unfamiliar territory. Though full of human frailties, they are willing to travel down necessary roads, no matter how unexpected the twists and turns.
Let the Shadows Fall Behind You
When Brannagh’s boyfriend, Nikki, disappears on a bird count up north, she returns home for a reunion of the childhood club Tuatha-de-Dananns. In grade school, they vowed to 'protect one another's self-a-steam forever.' As Brannagh tries to solve the mystery behind Nikki's vanishing, she begins to suspect that someone might be taking the club's oath too far...even to the point of murder.
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