Crime Novels With Horses

Monthly Archives: November 2014

Westerns

Do you miss westerns?

Remember all those movies, TV shows, and books? Off the top of my head I could name a half dozen TV shows, can you?

When I sat down to write a novel I just couldn’t get the idea of a western out of my head. A western? I thought well , maybe, but what about something contemporary? Cowboys with cell phones? Why not?

So I started with a guy and his horse, a cell phone, and a bunch of bad guys. The result was Solitude Showdown.

Quarter Horses In Winter

Our quarter horses are dealing with the rapid transition to winter. They are hardy animals but the early cold snap has caught them before their coats have completely filled in. Fortunately we have plenty of hay and they have been able to find lots of grass beneath the snow. During winters past we have marveled… Continue Reading

Reining Horses In Novels

I was talking with my reining horse this morning. We were discussing what reining moves to use in the next novel, Crazywoman Chance. Nick is a highly trained, skilled, and experienced quarter horse. I used various reining moves in action scenes in my first two books. http://leeatterbury.com. Never seen a reiner in action? Go to… Continue Reading