Thayer, Geraldine

About the author

Geraldine Thayer is a pseudonym used by Dorothy Daniels (b.1915) a prolific writer of romantic mysteries, which if the one below is anything to go by, tended to the Gothic. The Dark Rider is an adult romance.

Finding the book
Very easy to find in both paperback and hardback incarnations. It wasn’t published in the UK.

Links and sources
Many thanks to Lisa Catz for the photograph.

Bibliography (horse books only)

The Dark Rider

Avalon Books, New York, 1961
Dell, 1961

I’m not sure how much horse content this actually has; it’s an adult romance novel. Gale arrives at Witch’s Castle, and her car promptly explodes. She hears spectral voices, and finds some locals think she is the reincarnation of a witch.