Basic Information about Deborah J Ledford and her work


DEBORAH J LEDFORD  is a screenwriter and the award-winning author of the Inola Walela/Steven Hawk psychological suspense thriller series, including The Hillerman Sky Award Finalist SNARE and STACCATO. CAUSING CHAOS and CRESCENDO, are also Anthony Award Finalists for Best Audiobook. Narrated by TV and film actress Christina Cox, the recordings are produced by IOF Productions Ltd. Adjunct Professor for Arizona State University Piper Writer Center for Creative Writing, and past-president of Sisters in Crime Desert Sleuths (AZ chapter), Deborah is part Eastern Band Cherokee and lives in Phoenix, Arizona with her husband and two awesome Aussie pups.


CAUSING CHAOS (IOF Productions Ltd, 2015). Trade Paperback, Kindle, Audiobook (Audible and iTunes).
TAGLINE: Vengeance for Truth
LOGLINE: Four missing women. Three suspects living parallel lies. Two forces battling for a resolution. One cop determined to clear a friend. Zero opportunity for failure.

CRESCENDO (IOF Productions Ltd, 2013). Trade Paperback, Kindle, Audiobook (Audible and iTunes).
TAGLINE: Redemption with a bullet
LOGLINE: One murdered woman. A missing child. The diabolic father who will do anything to get his son back. The female cop who risks everything to keep the boy safe.

SNARE (IOF Productions Ltd, 2010). Trade Paperback, Kindle.
TAGLINE: Revenge with a Beat
LOGLINE: One rock star sensation. Two men from her past want her dead. Three others will risk everything to keep her safe. All are in peril. Who will be caught in a trap?

STACCATO (IOF Productions Ltd, 2009). Trade Paperback, Kindle.
TAGLINE: Retribution played double-time
LOGLINE: Two possible killers. One dead woman. Who is her murderer? Who will be next?


* CAUSING CHAOS: Anthony Award Finalist for Best Audiobook, 2016
* Agatha Award – Contributing Author – Adventures on the Writer’s Journey (Sisters in Crime The Writing Life Series Book 3 – 2015)
* CRESCENDO: Anthony Award Finalist for Best Audiobook, 2014.
* SNARE: The Hillerman Sky Award Finalist. New Mexico/Arizona Book Awards Finalist in the Mystery/Suspense category (2012)
* Three-time nominee for the Pushcart Prize for short stories
* Numerous First Place Awards for short stories (as well as 2nd Place and Honorable Mentions)


International Thriller Writers Association, Sisters in Crime National, SinC Desert Sleuths Chapter.

Represented by: IOF Productions Ltd.

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