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Ashley Elston

Biography

Ashley Elston

Ashley Elston is the author of several novels, including THE RULES FOR DISAPPEARING (a finalist in the Best Young Adult Novel category of the International Thriller Awards) and THIS IS OUR STORY. She graduated with a Liberal Arts degree from Louisiana State University in Shreveport. Ashley worked for many years as a wedding photographer before turning her hand to writing. Ashley lives in Louisiana with her husband and three sons.

Ashley Elston

Books by Ashley Elston

by Ashley Elston - Fiction, Mystery

When Owen Foster's mother shows up at his elite boarding school, he learns that his privileged life has been funded by stolen money. After using the family business to embezzle millions and drain his employees' retirement accounts, Owen's father vanished without a trace. Owen returns to his small hometown to finish his senior year, where people he hardly remembers despise him for his father's crimes. His only refuge is the sprawling orchard he works at after school, owned by a man named Gus, who seems to know Owen better than he knows himself. As Owen uncovers a terrible injustice, he must face a shocking truth about his past --- and write a better future.

by Ashley Elston - Crime, Law, Romance, Young Adult 14+, Youth Fiction

Five boys went hunting. Four came back. The boys won't say who fired the shot that killed their friend, Grant; the evidence shows it could have been any one of them. Despite their damning toxicology reports the morning of the accident, the DA wants the boys' case swept under the rug. He owes his political office to their powerful families. Kate won't let that happen. Digging up secrets without revealing her own is a dangerous line to walk; Kate has personal reasons for seeking justice for Grant. As Kate gets dangerously close to the truth, it becomes clear that the early morning accident might not have been an accident at all --- and if Kate doesn't uncover the true killer, more than one life could be on the line including her own.

by Ashley Elston - Young Adult 12+

She's been six different people in six different places. But now that she's been transplanted to rural Louisiana, she has decided that this fake identity will be her last. Meg has just about had it and it's time she got some answers for herself. But Ethan Landry knows Meg is hiding something big. As they embark on a perilous journey to free her family once and for all, Meg discovers that there's only one rule that really matters --- survival.