Deborah Britt-Hay

Dark Justice was accepted for publication by the AEG Publishing Group.

On February 15, 2000, Ms. Britt-Hay was awarded the 1999 Maxwell Medallion Award presented to the Best Single Breed Dog Book by the Dog Writers Association of America Writing Competition.

Deborah Britt-Hay was born in California, raised in Oregon, and is a horse trainer and a published author. In 1987, she returned to her native California and started training, breeding, and showing Arabian and Arabian crosses, as well as endangered Hackney horses. She and her students have won many national awards in Arabian breed and open dressage competitions. She is a carded Arabian judge. she also owns Jack Russell terriers and her beloved Amstaff, Maddie.

Deborah began as an article writer for several dog and horse magazines nationwide. Her first book, Horse Training Basics, was published by Alpine Publications, Inc. in 1994. Since then, she has authored both The Idiot's Guide to Jack Russell Terriers, published by Howell Book House, a division of Macmillan, Jack Russell Terriers for Dummies, published by IDG books (now John Wiley & Sons), and Dark Justice, a suspense novel she co-authored with Nicole Bentley, published by Strategic Books in 2009.

In addition to her work with animals, she is also an accomplished acress. As a tie-in to her acting, she penned the acclaimed full length stage play, Walking Wounded, and an award-winning short, Angel On My Shoulder. She is now working on the screenplay adaptation of Dark Justice as well as the prequel and sequel for Dark Justice, Dark Mission and Dark Obsession.

Debbie holds a B.S. degree in Business with a minor in Theater Arts and is fluent in Spanish. She is also the Editor In Chief for A-1 Editing Service. When not editing or working with the horses, she and her daughter are busy pursuing solid acting careers in film, television, and stage. She is a member of SAG-AFTRA and enjoys the creative outlet her acting career provides. She and her family live in southern California.

Her editing specialties include general fiction, fantasy, science fiction, horror, women's fiction, suspense, mystery, young adult, children's books, and screenplays, and she's even done a cookbook or two.

Specialties: cookbooks, TV and screenplays, fantasy, mystery,
mainstream suspense, sci-fi, psychological thrillers,
short stories, young-adult, and children's fiction.