About Shelley

shelleyp_2Shelley Peterson is the best-selling author of five young adult novels; ‘Dancer’, ‘Abby Malone’, ‘Stagestruck’, ‘Sundancer’, and ‘Mystery at Saddle Creek’.

Newly released is ‘Dark Days at Saddle Creek’, where horses’ lives are at risk in the horse show community, and 14 year-old Alberta Simms (Bird) goes undercover, unearthing long-held secrets and coming face to face with discrimination, deception, and death.

Shelley was trained as an actress, and has over one hundred acting credits to her name, including stage, television, and film.
Fox Ridge is a horse facility, stabling 22 horses, which Shelley owns and operates.

She and her husband David have three grown children and two young grandsons. They share their time between Toronto and Caledon.

As well as being the mother of three accomplished children, a businesswoman, actress and author, Shelley Peterson has long been active in the charitable, literary and performing arts communities of Toronto and Caledon.