Leslie Scase is the Shropshire-based author of ‘Fortuna’s Deadly Shadow’, a crime thriller set in the heyday of Victorian Britain. An advocate of the ‘classic’ murder mystery genre, he is also a keen historian, which is reflected in the authenticity of his novel.
Born and educated in South Wales, Leslie worked in local industry before travelling widely across the UK during a career in the Civil Service. His first novel was inspired in part by his Italian and English ancestors having settled in South Wales in the late nineteenth century. A keen fly fisherman and real ale enthusiast, he lives close to the Welsh border, in the county town of Shrewsbury.