PRLog - Aug. 16, 2012 - PETERBOROUGH, Ontario -- Award winning author, Troon Harrison, announces the release of The Horse Road, the first book in a trilogy of historical fiction published in English and German. Horse lovers, history buffs, teens, and anyone searching for well crafted fiction will love this book!
Troon Harrison has pursued a writing career despite dealing with the debilitating symptoms of the illness CFS/ME. Laura Hillenbrand, author of the horse racing novel Seabiscuit (upon which the movie was based) also suffers from this illness. Both women have been successful despite their difficult illness.
Troon Harrison’s healing journey began when she purchased a horse and began riding in mid-life. Researching her horse’s blood lines led her in turn to write a novel about the horse breed.
Her new book release, The Horse Road, explores Central Asia in 104 BC and is an exciting story of a cultural crossroad, siege warfare and Persian horses. The trilogy is being published by Bloomsbury. The two forthcoming titles are Red River Stallion, set in fur trade Canada in 1830 and Cold Freedom, set in Prussia in WW II.
Troon Harrison has written 36 books for children and teens, published internationally in numerous languages. She offers ghost-writing and freelance editing services through www.Elance.com,manuscript evaluation, and work for hire. She teaches for The Institute of Children’s Literature, and has a BA in English Literature and a Bachelor of Education. Working in her home office, she can hear her horses grazing in the paddock!
For details of her books, please visit Troon's web page http://www.troonharrison.com