It’s 21 days until publication of my third novel, The Blue Man, which will be released on Friday 29th July 2022. Since the 3 week countdown is on, I thought I’d share with you a bit about why I wrote it.

I wanted to set a story in Northern Ireland: Belfast to be specific. All the books I’ve read that are set in Belfast are all about ‘The Troubles’. I hadn’t read a book set in East Belfast, which is where I grew up, nevermind a horror. Why are there no ghost horror novels set in Belfast? If there are, please feel free to let me know. I’d be happy to be corrected.

Anyway, that’s why I decided to write one; I wrote the book I wanted to read. If you like literary horror, ghost stories or psychological fiction, please feel free to pre-order a copy.

Or, listen as I read the back cover blurb and prologue on my YouTube channel:

About Leilanie Stewart

Leilanie Stewart is an author and poet from Belfast, Northern Ireland. Her writing centres around protagonists who are on a journey of self-discovery and who explore their identity by overcoming adversity. She began writing for publication while working as an English teacher in Japan, a career pathway that has influenced themes in her writing. Her former career as an Archaeologist has also inspired her writing and she has incorporated elements of archaeology and mythology into both her fiction and poetry. In addition to promoting her own work, Leilanie runs Bindweed Magazine, a creative writing ezine, with her writer husband, Joseph Robert. Aside from literary pursuits, Leilanie enjoys spending time with her husband and their lively literary tot, a voracious reader of construction vehicle books. CONNECT WITH ME ON SOCIAL MEDIA: https://mailchi.mp/17e6ca162ff3/leilanie-stewart-author

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