“Fiction with Kick!” Toni Leland’s New Equestrian Crime Thriller Now Available!
by Red Haircrow
“You’ll be up late, and in good company, with this exciting new page-turner from Toni Leland!”
- Title: Double Exposure ~ a Kovak & Quaid equestrian mystery
- Author: Toni Leland
- Publisher: Equine Graphics Publishing Group
- Genre: Contemporary Mystery, Equine Fiction
- Length: 300 pages
- Release Date: October 29, 2012
- Website: http://www.tonileland.com/p_cur_double.shtml
- Where to Buy: Amazon
Description: A champion show jumper is replaced by a look-alike, but the switch isn’t discovered for months.
Comfortable in the safe world of equine photography, ex-cop Kim Kovak thinks she has finally moved past the terror of a routine patrol that changed her life forever. Then a simple photo shoot catapults her into the middle of a cunning and dangerous ring of horse thieves. Old habits die hard and Kim goes after the truth with a vengeance.
Private investigator Garrett Quaid is determined to expose whoever is organizing a series of thefts where ringers are used and big insurance claims are paid. A quiet loner, Quaid doesn’t welcome the meddling of one pushy photographer who always seems to be one jump ahead of him.
Together, and often at odds, Kovak and Quaid try to out-sleuth each other and, in the process, learn the chilling truth about the crimes.
Toni Leland has written both fiction & non-fiction for over 20 years. She is the author of six equestrian novels, a paranormal romance, two juvenile chapter books, and a young adult novel; some of her short stories have appeared in Arabella Romance Magazine, True Story, Bylines Writer’s Calendar, From the Heart anthologies, and Horse Tales for the Soul.
As a freelancer, Toni writes feature articles for Grit magazine, Over the Back Fence and Ohio magazine, Country Living, and Romance Writers Report (trade publication for RWA) and has written monthly articles for international gardening site, Dave’s Garden. As a spokesman for the Ohio State University Master Gardener program in Muskingum County, Leland produced the monthly newsletter, Connections and wrote a biweekly newspaper column on gardening.
Toni lives and writes in Clinton, Connecticut. She is a member of Sisters in Crime, Inc., Sisters in Crime New England, and Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association.
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My review of another novel by Leland: “Deadly Heritage“
Description: Somebody is stalking horse breeder Kellie Sutton, and the one person who can protect her is the man whose heart she broke 15 years ago. A series of vicious attacks on Kellie s champion Quarter Horses brings devastation to her ranch and former sweetheart Ed Campbell back into her life, only this time as the new local sheriff. Mystery surrounds the wounds inflicted on the animals, then a sharp-eyed veterinarian confirms that someone is out to destroy Kellie and everything she loves.