Elizabeth Newton Updated March 08, 2018
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Elizabeth Horton-Newton was born and raised in New York City. She began writing when she was a child, writing stories for friends and family. In the 4th grade, she wrote an essay about her dream job; she wanted to be an author. She continued to write short stories over the following years as she raised a family. After attending Long Island University in Brooklyn, NY and East Tennessee State University she worked in the social work field for thirteen years. She currently lives in E. Tennessee in a 100-year-old house with her husband, author Neil Douglas Newton, and a collection of rescued dogs and cats. Her first book "View From the Sixth Floor: An Oswald Tale" was published in 2014 followed by the romantic thriller "Riddle" the following year. In 2016 she co-authored #Carved Wooden Heart" with novice writer Starla Hartless. She has short stories in multiple anthologies and has been compared to both Stephen King and Sir Alfred Hitchcock.