Leighton Francis was born and raised in the Chicago area, the inspiration for this debut romantic suspense that takes place in the heart of the city’s Gold Coast. Blending a passion for criminal justice with the intrigue of the romantic underworld, Leighton sets La Levrier ablaze with stealth and seduction. Leighton is an accomplished writer, successful entrepreneur and devoted parent. With a love of travel, Leighton has trekked the globe, indulged a fondness of live theatre and nurtured an affinity for French culture and couture. Leighton’s favorite animal? The Greyhound, of course.