About The Authors
Stevan Hoffman resides in Central Florida and is a single parent who lives with his two teenaged daughters. He is currently employed by the state of Florida and has worked in public safety, the SCUBA industry and the entertainment industry. His writing background includes articles for local SCUBA diving publications and as a contributing author to a series of technical SCUBA diving instructional manuals used by The Professional Scuba Association, a worldwide leader in technical SCUBA instruction. In 2004 he co-authored a book titled Career Development Manual For Young Singers, Actors and Models, available on the Internet at www.kidkountry.com. In 2005 Steve lived on a horse ranch, which was the inspiration for his novel The Horse Secret. It was here through the guidance of co-author Leslie Martin that he learned about horses and the equestrian way of life.
Leslie Martin is a single equestrian parent who resides in Florida. She and her daughter, Rachel, are both professionally involved in horse breeding, training and showing. Leslie received her Bachelorís degree in Psychology and Masters in Rehabilitation Counseling at the University of South Florida. Her literary background includes serving as an editor for a politically charged newsletter titled The Right Stuff and as co-author and technical advisor for her novel The Horse Secret. At this time she is considering writing a novel in memory of her father, Pappy, whose legacy and Martin Ranch inspired The Horse Secret.