UNtamed is Samantha Elphick’s first sequel to her breakout novel UNbridled, it has been three years in the making. Readers showed interest in her main characters Burton, Mike and Danny, as if they were real people—she decided to write two more sequels.
“A Trilogy of Youth” was created and Samantha got busy writing. She picked Danny in the starring role of UNtamed as protagonist and carried the story over from the tragic ending of her first novel. Keeping readers in suspense as to what happened to Burton, while focusing on a subject that is close to her heart—one she experienced years ago with her own daughter.
Today, like many of us, Samantha’s investments in South Carolina have suffered due to the state of the economy and was forced to reside permanently again in Florida. She is committed to writing novels as well as freelance writing short stories and magazine articles. To help support her passion and new career in writing, she reinvented herself by turning her horse property into a Bed and Breakfast for equestrian and polo vacations, there she will teach polo lessons and sell the occasional polo prospect when she’s not writing.
Samantha lives as a single person, with her 5-year old Jack Russell, Manchitas. Her three children reside in Boston Massachusetts. Her third novel, and final in this trilogy of youth will be set and written in its entirety in her native country Australia.