Fiction that Challenges and Heals

Looking for gripping stories that delve beneath the surface? Welcome to Leslie Lynch’s website, where you will find fiction that transports, challenges and heals.

Tough situations. Relatable characters. Tension tempered with tenderness.

Leslie gives voice to characters who grapple with their brokenness – and who discover unconventional solutions to life’s twists.

The result? Compelling and unforgettable fiction.

The Books

Lose yourself in the Appalachian foothills as you meet Lannis and Ben in Hijacked, and follow them as they – and Robert Davis – grapple with the consequences of Davis’s crime in Unholy Bonds.

Meet Opal McBride as she scrapes out a new beginning to a life cruelly interrupted in Opal’s Jubilee.

Novellas Christmas Hope and Christmas Grace will warm your heart any time of the year.

Check out excerpts on the Sneak Peeks page and read the book blurbs at “On the back cover.”

All are available at Amazon in print and as eBooks. Click at the right to buy.

Fiction for Audiophiles

Audio book fans, listen to HijackedUnholy Bonds, Christmas Hope, and Christmas Grace as narrated by talented narrator and actress Carol Dines. They are Whisper-synced to the corresponding Kindle eBooks through Audible and are also available on various other audiobook platforms.

Of Interest for Catholic Readers

Check out Image & Likeness – Literary Reflections on Theology of the Body, an anthology edited by Erin McCole Cupp and Ellen Gable. (Click on the cover image at right.) This collection of prose and poetry includes my short story, “No Turning Back,” which features supporting character Chris Hasselback from Opal’s Jubilee.

Book Clubs

Contact me for discussion questions for your book club, or to arrange a virtual visit via Skype/Zoom. My work is not complete until you read it – and I’m fascinated with readers’ responses!

Speaking of Readers…

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What’s New

My works in progress include a third Christmas novella, Christmas Peace, and an as-yet-untitled full length novel featuring Detective Chris Hasselback from Opal’s Jubilee. Look for both, with luck and hard work, in the near future. (Pray for me!)

Meanwhile, in gratitude…

Thank you for stopping by!