I worked in journalism for over twenty years, including four as production editor of Cosmopolitan Magazine and eleven as production editor of The Sunday Times Magazine. I wrote some features, travel writing and interviews. My love of journalism (I mean good journalism, not the celeb-driven drivel we see too much of these days) merged seamlessly into a love of books, so it was natural for me to dip my toe into the publishing pond when I left journalism for a quieter life.
But my life didn't get quieter — I took an MA in Writing for Young People at Bath Spa University and started writing books (and finishing them — that's the important part :) ). I read for a children's publisher, found out a little about the industry, started a company offering manuscript assessment, copyediting and proofreading, and then got involved in independent publishing with Electrik Inc, a small collective of very talented writers and editors.
So here I am. Treasure This is my first children's novel: a whodunit for all ages over 10. I hope you like it.
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by Kay Leitch
A cracking whodunit for any age, 10+. Full of mystery, suspense and humour, with a hint of dark farce. When 12-year-old Addison finds a dead man in her aunt and uncle's garden shed, she's sure they couldn't have killed him. Could they? Super-sleuth Addy is determined to find out - even if it means discovering that more bodies are buried in that garden ... and it does.
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