Lesley Krueger


Lesley Krueger is a novelist, journalist and filmmaker who writes about people trying to lead good lives. Her latest novel, Mad Richard, was published in both the US and Canada in March, 2017, by ECW Press. It is also available online. Lesley is the author of three previous novels, two works of non-fiction and a short story collection. She has also published two original e-books, one for adults and one for kids. The Corner Garden, was published by Penguin Books in 2003, and has also been released as an e-book, along with her travel book, Foreign Correspondences. Lesley was born in Vancouver, Canada and lives in Toronto, where she writes books, makes film and plays hockey in a women's beer league.

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Johnny Bey and the Mizzenglass World
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 67,750. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Survival Stories, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Johnny Bey is a kid who likes to fix things. Mostly he wants to fix his family after his 13-year-old brother, Brendan, goes missing. In this book for kids ten and up, Johnny enters a magic realm to try to bring his brother home. Playing a dangerous, high-stakes game, he confronts ancient beasts brought back to life and a ghostly brother who won’t play by the rules.
Daily Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,090. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Mashups
With her broke family squeezed into a widesized house, Leslie faces jury duty in a gangland murder trial. A mashed-up novel about the everyday life of Leslie X, who struggles to be a good person in a recession that refuses to end.
The Hockey Stalker: A Love Story
Price: Free! Words: 7,090. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Coming of age
A man with a fetish for women hockey players starts stalking a women's team -- and fixates on Janis Trevor. In this hilarious short story, Janis already faces man problems. Her husband has walked only a few months of marriage, and now she has a boyfriend who won't commit. As the troll-like stalker sticks to her like wet ice, Janis has to skate her way to freedom. Or maybe a commitment. Who knows?

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