Toni Leland

Biography

Toni Leland has been writing for over 25 years. She is the author of eight equestrian novels, a paranormal romantic mystery, a Young Adult novel, and two juvenile chapter books. 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.

Toni has written weekly articles for international gardening site, Dave’s Garden (davesgarden.com); as a spokesman for the Ohio State University Master Gardener program in Muskingum County, she produced the monthly newsletter Connections and has written a biweekly newspaper column on gardening; she writes feature articles for Grit magazine (grit.com), Over the Back Fence/OHIO regional magazine (overthebackfence.com), Country Living, and Romance Writers Report (trade publication for Romance Writers of America).

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Books

Unfinished Business (a Kovak & Quaid mystery, Book 3)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 81,180. Language: American English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Treacherous women, beautiful horses, and dangerous criminals confront Kovak & Quaid at every turn. Foals are dying of unknown causes at a large Arabian horse farm, sending ex-cop Kim Kovak and fraud investigator Garrett Quaid on a relentless search for answers, leading them to some dark corners of human nature, a brush with international crime, and a shocking discovery.
Balancing Act - a Kovak & Quaid Horse Mystery
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Series: Kovak & Quaid Horse Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 77,110. Language: American English. Published: August 30, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A nasty scheme for revenge takes Kovak & Quaid on a roller coaster ride through professional jealousy and love-hate relationships in the world of talented and valuable performing horses.
Gardening Can Be Fun
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,400. Language: American English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Gardening
This 30-page series of articles by seasoned garden writer Toni Leland take a lighter look at gardening. A mix of information about not-so-serious garden endeavors, a few one-liner jokes, an original humorous essay, and resources for more information in the author's other articles make for an interesting and entertaining read. Fully illustrated with vivid photographs taken by the author.
Memories of the Heart: Comfort Food
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Price: Free! Words: 6,460. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » History
This 30-page series of articles by freelance writer and published author Toni Leland takes a look back at the food that shaped a nation and the traditions that endure to this day. Comfort food is many things to many people, always different, but always the same. What follows are thoughts and memories of the author's own life with comfort food, supported by over two dozen proven family recipes.
Double Exposure - a Kovak & Quaid Horse Mystery
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Series: Kovak & Quaid Horse Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,510. Language: American English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
A champion show jumper is replaced by a ringer, but the switch isn't discovered for months. Safe in the world of equine photography, ex-cop Kim Kovak thinks she's moved past the terror of a routine patrol that changed her life forever. A simple photo shoot catapults her into the middle of a dangerous theft ring. Old habits die hard and Kim goes after the truth with a vengeance.
Rescue Me: A Horse Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 106,830. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Seattle socialite Julia Dorsey has it all—prestige, money, magnificent Morgan horses, and a powerful, brilliant husband. But Julia's life is a nightmare of abuse and terror, and only an act of courage can save her. Will the price be too high? Rescue Me involves two serious subjects: domestic violence and horse rescue.
Winning Ways: A Horse Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,520. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
(5.00 from 1 review)
Can Love Triumph Over Ambition? Ambition Overcome Prejudice? In the risky world of showing high-ticket Arabian Horses, two professionals with a great deal to lose find out the hard way. When circumstances force these two together, they learn that winning has many meanings.
Hearts Over Fences: A Romantic Horse Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,960. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Romance is the last thing on equestrienne Bethany Webb's mind as she gazes across the lush green fields of Highover Gate, her prestigious world-class training facility - the dream of a lifetime. Before the day is over, Beth's future is snatched right out from under her in one wet, terrifying instant.
Gambling With the Enemy: Horses - Mystery - Suspense
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 75,520. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2009. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
To life-long friends, Jessica Rayder and Faith Angelo, Easton Ridge Equestrian Center is more than a successful riding lesson business--it's a dream-come-true, one that the two young horse trainers have planned since childhood. Set in beautiful Connecticut, the training center seems the perfect set-up, but Fate has other plans.
Deadly Heritage: A Horse Mystery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,070. Language: English. Published: October 13, 2009. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Horses and land hunger brew into a rip-roaring tale of depravity, deceit, and family tragedy. Somebody is stalking Quarter Horse breeder Kellie Sutton, and the one person who can protect her is the man whose heart she broke 15 years ago.

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