Spotlight—Leigh Fleming

Openly Hidden by Leigh Fleming

Openly Hidden, the latest book in the Hidden series by Leigh Fleming.

At Mountcrest University, the only thing adding up is the body count.

She’s determined to uncover a missing student’s fate. He’s worried about sending his little sister off to college where coeds keep showing up dead. When they join forces, they discover a sinister crime Openly Hidden in plain sight.


Leigh Fleming

Author bio: Leigh Fleming creates unique characters facing life’s challenges, but who are always rewarded with their happy ending. Her latest release, Openly Hidden, is the third book in her romantic suspense Hidden series published by Soul Mate Publishing. Stay Hidden, the first in her Hidden series, won the Lone Star Writing Contest for romantic suspense in 2017. She’s also writes contemporary romance in her Whatever series, mostly set in her home state of West Virginia. Whatever It Takes is the latest book in the series.

A member of Romance Writers of America and the Washington Romance Writers chapter, Leigh lives in Martinsburg, West Virginia, with her husband, Patrick, and her deaf French bulldog, Napoleon, and is mom to adult children, Tom and Liza. When she’s not writing in her windowless office, she enjoys reading, travelling, scrapbooking, and spending time with friends.

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The Hidden Series: Three determined agents. Three irresistible women. Three chilling cases

If you have ever loved a Sandra Brown suspense love story, this is the book to read. Review by Amazon customer about Stay Hidden. 5 stars

Another stay up late page turner . . . Review by Amazon customer about Kept Hidden. 5 stars


Stay Hidden by Leigh Fleming

Book 1 – Stay Hidden

Riley Smith is on the run, determined to stay one step ahead of her abusive ex-boyfriend, but after a single heart-stopping kiss from her irresistible new neighbor, Derek Bronson, the mountain town of Highland Springs feels like a safe place to hide after all.

Special Agent Bronson falls hard and fast for the enigmatic florist who he feels he’s known forever. The reason becomes crystal clear when her image appears in a blurry surveillance photo from the night of his father’s murder.

When Riley is implicated in her ex’s string of bank robberies, she must help the FBI bring him in at the risk of exposing her own painful past. Will Riley survive a kidnapping carried out by the one person she thought she could trust? And will Derek’s love for her survive her web of lies?



Kept Hidden by Leigh Fleming

Book 2 – Kept Hidden

Recently fired from a Dallas TV station, reporter Vanessa Barczak’s career languishes in a small West Virginia town until she witnesses an abduction—a child is snatched directly in front of her. She desperately wants to get back to the big time, and this story might be the one to do it. But the crime stirs up past memories she’d hoped were long buried.

Up for a promotion in Chicago, FBI Special Agent Bo Azar needs to solve this case. Vanessa Barczak gets in his way, insinuating herself into the investigation and into his head. After she witnesses a second abduction, he realizes she knows more than she’s letting on. Now he’s forced to depend on her to help catch the kidnapper, but she’s not talking.

Determined to get justice for the young victims, Vanessa and Bo grow closer as they unravel the truth behind the crimes. Through the mountainous terrain and surrounding forests, they stumble onto a scenario neither could’ve imagined, forcing them to open up to emotions they’ve Kept Hidden.



Openly Hidden by Leigh Fleming

Book 3 – Openly Hidden

When private investigator, Olivia Trammel, arrives at Mountcrest University, her simple two-day case turns into a bigger investigation. The shiny new buildings, smiling students, and top-notch surveillance system can’t cover up the fact that several female students have gone missing. Something dark and sinister is happening in plain sight.

Special Agent Alex Ritchie is fed up with the bureau and his difficult new boss. When a dead body is found and a fourth female student goes missing, he worries about his little sister, who is a freshman on campus. Focusing on the investigation, he promises himself he’ll keep his sister safe.

Olivia and Alex join forces to delve into the bizarre happenings, digging into a crime that spans from the pristine campus out into the mountainous community. Someone is either abducting these coeds, or coercing them into a life of crime. Alex and Olivia are determined to learn the truth. Throughout the investigation, their attraction grows stronger, though each keeps their emotions Openly Hidden until the sick plot comes unraveled.