Lesley is the author of two novels, and a book of non-fiction about women’s literary partnerships. After gaining a PhD in the work of James Joyce, she taught at the University of St Andrews before becoming a full-time literary reviewer and author. She has reviewed for most newspaper publications and has won two arts council awards for her writing. She has just completed her third novel, based on the life of Madeleine Smith, a Victorian woman accused of poisoning her lover. Lesley lives in a gothic monstrosity in Glasgow with crime fiction author, Russel D. McLean, and their three cats Moriarty, Mycroft and Magwitch.
Telephone number: 020 7344 1029