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HORSESHOER MYSTERY SERIES  
Nov. 24, 2016
Author:  Author of ORCHIDS AND STONE and the forthcoming THE MEASURE OF THE MOON, Lisa Preston
Category:  Fiction: Mystery/Crime
Description:  Pitched in the tradition of the writings of C.J. Box, Craig Johnson and Nevada Barr, beginning with THE SECRETS OF YOUTHS, in which a horseshoer is haunted by a secret she carries, and when one of her clients turns up dead, she is in over her head as both a suspect and a seeker of the truth; DEAD BLOW, in which she helps an old widow, whose husband died when his tractor rolled over catch up on ranch work, but hears murmurs from a leatherworker that the dead man was unfaithful; FORGING FIRE, in which she hauls a dangerous bull to a famous sale where she is attacked and awakens to find her dog missing on a remote ranch famously known for a missing man's fate sealed with a drug deal gone bad.
Rights available:  Film/TV
Rights already sold:  World English, Translation, Audio
Other information:  Lisa Preston (1964- ) turned to writing after careers as a fire department paramedic and a city police officer. Experience in her earlier professions enhance the medical and legal passages of her fiction and non-fiction.
Her debut novel, Orchids and Stone, was released by Thomas & Mercer in April 2016, and has been described both as a thriller and as domestic noir. Reviews include praise from the best-selling novelists Jo-Ann Mapson, Laura Moriarty, Kate Moretti and Carol Cassella.
Her psychological suspense novel, The Measure of the Moon, will be released April 2017.
Her published work includes non-fiction books and articles on animals, particularly the care and training of dogs and horses.
Away from her desk, she spends hours on backcountry trails as a runner and rider, sometimes combining her two outdoor pursuits via the obscure sport of Ride and Tie.
She lives with her husband and Malinois on Washington State's vast Olympic Peninsula.
Website: lisapreston.com
Contact:  Mark Gottlieb
Trident Media Group, L.L.C.
mgottlieb@tridentmediagroup.com
phone: (212) 333-1506
41 Madison Avenue, 36th Floor, New York, NY 10010
Item number:  12058
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