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Elizabeth Horton-Newton 'Seductress of Suspense'

Podcast: Aug. 29, 2020: Owner of Dragonfly Books, Liz is the author of 13 full length novels and novelettes, short stories, and several anthologies.

This suspense author has developed quite a following. Liz is known to her readers as the "Seductress of Suspense," and is visible at book conventions with her brightly colored hair, dragonfly tattoos, and long, artistically designed fingernails.

Liz was born and raised in New York City. As early as the 4th grade in elementary school she knew she wanted to be an author. An avid reader, she enjoyed the tales of Edgar Allan Poe and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.

These books set the tone for her future reading tastes.

After a divorce from her first marriage she returned to school in Brooklyn, New York. Several years later she relocated with her four children to her father’s hometown of Knoxville, Tennessee. There she subsequently began a career in social work with the University of Tennessee and East Tennessee State University. She met and married fellow New Yorker and author Neil Douglas Newton when she was 50, she spent the next 12 years working. Retiring early, she at long last set to pursuing her dream of being a published author.

If you ‘d like to check out Liz’s books and many works of fiction go to You can also check out her publishing company at

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