Interview with Leah Haley Morrison

What's the story behind your latest book?
Life experience. And I enjoy writing stories about strong women.
What motivated you to become an indie author?
The urge to tell a story.
What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
Having someone read one of my books, whether they like it or not. Reviews mean a lot to me.
What do your fans mean to you?
I would never sell anything without them.
What are you working on next?
A mystery/romance set in Arizona. An ex-cop goes from Chicago to Arizona to visit a friend and finds he has been murdered.
Who are your favorite authors?
Sandra Brown, Alexandra Sokolof, Michael Connely, Tami Hoad, John Sandford - and the list goes on.
When you're not writing, how do you spend your time?
I'm also an artist. I paint in oils, watercolor and acrylic. See some of my art at
How do you discover the ebooks you read?
Mostly I listen to them on audible while I'm painting.
How do you approach cover design?
i want it to give a feeling for the story.
What do you read for pleasure?
What is your e-reading device of choice?
My Nook.
Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
I grew up in Utah, in an orphanage and with several relatives of my step-father. It was a very lonely childhood and has definitely influenced my writing.
Published 2017-01-21.
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Books by This Author

Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 86,330. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Childhood abandonment, an under-age marriage and severe abuse have combined to create the emotionally damaged adult that is Rose Flynn. When she meets Cole McKinnon her attraction to him terrifies her, complicating her vow to never allow another man's touch. She must find a way to let herself love him and to stop a murderer from killing them both.