romance, gay fiction
David Leightley is an Australian with a Geordie background from the North East of England.
At eighteen years of age he spread his wings and left England. Working in Mental Health has challenged David on many levels, and his curiosity for life keeps him motivated.
Writing has been David's passion; and his ideas and inspiration have been shaped by those he's met along the way.
David lives with his partner in Sydney.
Books by David Leightley
Mi Canaria, Adios: Goodbye, My Island
When Alfredo and Roberto board the Santa Isabella to find work in Havana in 1884, Roberto is brutally robbed before they can disembark, leaving the couple facing an even harsher future than the one they left behind.
Set in Spain and Cuba in the late 1880s, Mi Canaria, Adios is a story of love, jealousy and despair amid the search for a better life.
Was it the bleak month of February that set him on his way - or was it simply guilt? Who's to know back when the sun is hard to find on the west coast of Ireland? Paul Collins is about to embark upon a journey and there are some cold hard facts you should know about this young man ...