About Shelley

shelleyp_2Shelley Peterson is the best-selling author of eight young adult novels; ‘Dancer’, ‘Abby Malone’, ‘Stagestruck’, ‘Sundancer’, ‘Mystery at Saddle Creek’, ‘Dark Days at Saddle Creek’, ‘Christmas at Saddle Creek’, and ‘Jockey Girl’.

Newly released is ‘The Jagged Circle’, where a pleasant ride in the woods unexpectedly plummets Evie into the sinister world of teenage cults, uncovering the positive – and negative – power of ‘family’. In a hoof-pounding race against time, Evie and her unflinching horse team up to solve a crime of treachery, deception, intrigue and suspense.

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 six young grandchildren. 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.