Sandra K-Horn has worked in politics, education, and broadcast media. Her first novel, The Rabbit Trap, was awarded an honorable mention by Eric Hoffer Award in 2007. More magazine published her "Ziplining in Costa Rica" article in 2008. In 2021, Ohioana Library featured Downward Spiral (formerly The Rabbit Trap) in its 15th Anniversary Festival. After the Tears Dry launched on July 12, 2022. Her first nonfiction, Undercover, Becoming Street Smart in Central Ohio, launched on November 1, 2022. She has attended The Midwest Writers and the Central Ohio Fiction Writers Conferences. K-Horn is a member of the Ohio Writers Association, Women's Fiction Writer's Association, and Pitch 2 Publish, an international writing organization.
Downward Spiral is a book for teens and parents to start conversations about prescription drugs, alcohol, and decision-making. Lexie wants to be popular, have good grades, and please her parents. But moving from a small town in Georgia to a suburb in Ohio has been traumatic. She takes her dad’s Xanax to relieve her stress. It leads her down a path that risks her health and welfare.
After the Tears Dry
A whistleblower approaches News Producer Marcie Reynolds. The whistleblower is a part of her former husband’s administration. He will only talk to her. She and an investigator reporter uncover a conspiracy that will endanger their lives and could result in her losing the career she has worked hard to recoup.
The chilling biography of two undercover officers’ journeys from rookie cop to undercover officer. Mike Powell and Shawn Bain helped to convict cartel operatives and bring down a significant LSD operation in the Capital City and surrounding counties.
Both men started their careers in the lower echelon of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department. They worked their way from beat cop to undercover drug enforcement. Powell commanded a nine-county bust operation that included a motorcycle gang and a web of traffickers. He broke up a conspiracy of Cuban Nationals. He assisted in bringing to justice individuals contributing to the operation of the Mexican Cartel that worked a network between New York, Columbus, Houston, Miami, and Los Angelos.
Shawn Bain and Mike Powell broke up an LSD operation that extended from Columbus, Cleveland, to Santa Cruz, California.