Lesley is a writer and actor living in Toronto, Canada. Captivated at a young age by stories of mythology and folk lore, past civilizations, and legendary heroes, she developed into a full-fledged Celtic Mythology Geek, steeped in stories of the Otherworld, Faeries and King Arthur.
Lesley went on to earn a Master’s Degree in English from the University of Toronto specializing in Shakespeare and Arthurian literature.For almost three years, Lesley hosted weekly late-night movie marathons on the nationally broadcast television show, Spacebar, as the Waitron-9000, a sparkly holographic waitress with an encyclopedic knowledge of obscure B-movie trivia. She is also a founding member and principal performer with Tempest Theatre Group.
Wondrous Strange was her debut novel, the first in a trilogy published by HarperCollins. The second book in the series, Darklight hit stores in 2009, and the third, Tempestuous came out in 2010. In 2011 Lesley released Once Every Never, an historical time-travel of epic adventure, published by Penguin Canada. Starling is her new title in an upcoming trilogy spin-off of her Wondrous Strange world, and it's in bookstores now!