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The Horse in the Purple Book

In the third book of this series Ellie is once again spending her holidays with the Barton family at beautiful Garland House. But this time Jonah has a crush on pretty, girly drama student Mel and he doesn’t seem to want Ellie around. She’s determined to still have fun riding, though jump-training her talented, naughty pony Aslan without Jonah’s input isn’t easy. When a valuable painting disappears from the house of Mel’s uncle, Jonah is the prime suspect and he makes things worse by clamming up and refusing Ellie’s help in finding the real culprit. Even his own family doubt him and it takes all Ellie and Aslan’s courage to rescue him from danger and some seriously clever thinking to discover the truth.
Hero Horse

Dana’s best friend, Lucy, has to spend some of the holidays visiting an uncle who lives in a gloomy old house on the edge of a wild moor. Dana and her pony, Scarlet, loyally keep her company and meet the good-looking Euan and his stunning white horse, Polar. A strange mystery begins to unfold and Dana is sure whoever is spying on them from the depths of the moor holds the key. When she investigates she finds herself riding into great danger but will Euan manage to overcome his own and Polar’s fears to save her?
The Iron Horse

Gemma lives the ideal life with her family and their horses but her world is turned upside down when it seems someone is trying to force them out. She throws herself into teaching city boy, Jason, to ride and is devastated when suspicion falls on him after the horses narrowly escape injury on a main road. Gemma is determined to find the truth which will prevent her losing her home and beloved horses, but will she and her wonderful iron-grey pony, Logan, be in time?
The Sea Horses

Caitlin’s best friend is her pony, Jade, so when she goes on holiday, Jade goes too! At Beacon Lodge there are wonderful rides across the beach and into the sea – and there’s also the owners’ 20 year-old son, Zak. Caitlin has to deal with her first real crush and when Zak walks out after a row with his parents, she tries hard to put things right. Her beloved Jade, whose swimming talent makes her a real sea horse, proves her love and loyalty to Caitlin in an amazing demonstration of bravery.

Here’s a novelty! Milo is Jenny’s first book to feature, not a horse, but a dog! 13- year-old Mia is devastated when told her family must leave the city she’s always known, for a new life in the country. The move is made bearable for Mia when she rescues a stray dog and Milo becomes a major part of her life. Despite always being in trouble, Milo’s loving nature endears him to everyone – except the mysterious stranger at Dacombe House. Mia and her friend, Josh, face danger together when they try to unravel the stranger’s secret but it is Milo who is the ultimate hero.
Stardust Horses

It's a beautiful day when Kayla rides out into the woods on her horse Sami, leading her friend Micky's horse, Blue. Her plans to meet Micky for a ride are dashed when a violent storm crosses her path and she's knocked unconscious. And if the storm seemed like a nightmare, it's nothing compared to the reality that awaits her! Suddenly she's in a kingdom called Tagar, with a Prince name Mikal. And she can't just click her heels and go home. No, she's not going anywhere until she helps return all the animals to Tagor. They were spirited away by an evil wizard, and can only be returned with her help. Kayla and Mikal must defeat the wizard in a series of games eerily similar to her Pony Club games, and Sami, Blue and some mysterious Stardust Horses hold the clue to their success!
The Problem Horse

Life at a stable for retraining problem horses is wonderful, complicated and sometimes difficult for Tamzin. Riding different horses every day with her best friend Seb seems ideal, and yet Tamzin's deepest secret wish is for a horse of her very own, a horse to love and keep forever. Matters become even more complicated when Sophie arrives at Highfields and it seems Seb only has eyes for the pretty new student. Then Tamzin loses her own heart to Rosa, an abused and terrified young mare, and spends hours teaching her to trust again, knowing that her success will mean losing Rosa. Soon Rosa must return to her owner, and it looks as though Seb may be leaving Highfields as well. And when Tamzin suffers a bad injury, it seems almost impossible for her to find a way to make sure both of them stay!
Horses Get Lonely Too

Sian has been raised on a farm with her mom. Her life is pleasant chaos, filled with lots of chores, lovely animals, especially her beautiful pony Marnie, and several rescue horses, but she's in need of a friend.
Then Jess moves in next door. Jess has had a life of luxury: a father who will give her anything, servants who are like family, and now a new house in the country and a new dream horse, Tag. The best of everything! Yet she, too, has a problem. Something is terribly wrong with Tag. He seems misterable and lonely. Sian wants to help, but there's a catch; their parents don't get along and have forbidden the girls from seeing each other.
The answer to both girls problems will launch them into all sorts of trouble!
The Horse in the Portrait

The eagerly awaited sequel to THE HORSE IN THE MIRROR finds Ellie and her friend Tara back at Garland House. They help the gorgeous Jonah and his family with their new project but soon things start going wrong Is the ghost of Silas haunting the old place or is there a wicked human force at work? Ellie and her wonderful pony, Aslan, brave a secret passage, a wild moor and a raging river to discover the amazing reality.
A Horse Called Trouble

Amy arrives at the prestigious Caspian Riding Centre as one of a group of prize winning riders. The good-looking Matt makes an impact and Amy also finds an instant connection with a talented but difficult horse nicknamed Trouble. The riding is brilliant and the atmosphere competitive but it's clear there's an element of real danger when the spoilt 'star' of the group is threatened and finally kidnapped. Suspicion falls on the charismatic owner of the centre and it takes Amy, helped by the now devoted Trouble, to uncover the truth.
Legend of the Island Horse

Tia and her novelist father are visiting a remote island researching the legend of a long-ago shipwrecked horse. Tia meets the very cute Daniel who introduces her and her pony, Gable, to the excitement of riding in the ocean. Elsewhere, though, events take on a sinister pattern as the story of the shipwreck emerges. Tia and her horse must fight not only the awesome power of the sea but combat the evil human force that threatens their existence on the island.
The Fantasy Horse

Emma is thrilled to get the riding lead on her brilliant pony, Rocco, in the opening show at the new Theme Park. But then someone starts threatening to hurt horses and people and her boyfriend is suddenly acting weird. There's a war being acted out both in Fantasy Land and real life and Emma needs to win both to survive.
The Horse in the Mirror

Ellie is the proud owner of Aslan; to her the cleverest horse in the world. Ellie falls heavily for Jonah but soon she has a lot to worry about. Is Jonah interested in her or just her pony, and is he really willing to help with their show jumping in time for the big competition? Suddenly there's something far more sinister to solve – a scar-faced man appears and it's vital they discover if he’s exactly whom he says.
Mystery at Black Horse Farm

When Yasmine and the gorgeous Oliver travel together to summer camp it seems her dreams have come true. They're getting on well and the riding's great but trouble seems to be brewing at Black Horse Farm. When someone's attacked it takes all Yasmine's bravery and riding skill to find the solution and bring about an arrest.
The Chasing Horse

City girl Lara is suddenly introduced to riding on the quirky pony, Chase. This new passion, together with the heady experience of getting to know the good-looking Michael, is exciting enough but then a horrible crime is committed. Lara must take a terrifying ride across unknown territory so that she and Chase can bring the criminals to justice.
A Horse Called Gem

Jack's not keen when his girlfriend, Billie, offers to help with a new girl's riding problems but becomes more involved when they discover she's a victim of the local bully, Kyle. Now there are three things to put right, the horse's behaviour, Kyle's destructive cruelty and the strange enigma of the Longrigg Emerald.
The Mystery of the Golden Horse

Kelly thinks there's enough excitement in her world when she and her pony join a highly competitive mounted games team – but then a valuable model of a golden horse is stolen. Soon Kelly is fighting not only to solve the crime and clear the gorgeous Luke's name but riding to save her own skin.
The Horse from Nowhere

When a beautiful horse unexpectedly comes into Kate's life she is completely smitten and is reluctant to find his real owner. Then she meets Jason who also turns her world upside down as they risk everything to track down the horse thieves bringing misery into so many lives.
The Painted Horse

Stacey is struggling, both with riding the glorious, high-powered Diablo, and coping with handsome local bad boy Dean. There are also strange goings-on in the big house next door and to solve the mystery Stacey and Diablo find themselves literally jumping into great danger.
A Horse by Any Other Name

To save the poor, neglected chestnut, Charlie, was the main thing. But Fran was worrying about the good-looking stranger who had helped her yet had such contempt in his eyes. She has her work cut out bringing the beautiful horse back to health but then the thieving starts..
The Dark Horse

There's trouble at Tanglewood, a financial nightmare that puts the stables and the spirited Thoroughbred, Toshak, at risk. Liz and Darren, closer than ever before, must start a bizarre treasure hunt, win the cross-country event and fight off an evil that threatens their way of life.
Model Horse

The action in Model is set on a fictional Cape in England and concerns fifteen year-old Casey who’s struggling big time with her gorgeous new pony Limelight. There are a few things going on in the story, an old mystery surrounding an even older house, a movie-star’s daughter and her bodyguard, someone who isn’t who he says he is, a creepy looking old guy who some think is a ghost, a naughty horse who won’t swim and a lovely young guy who’s keen to help Casey with the problems that involve just about all of the above. There are clues to the mystery if you’re in the mood to try and solve it, so good luck and happy reading!