Shara heard her father's four-wheel drive back up to the horse float, and moments later the sounds of hooves up a tailgate. She rushed to the window and saw Rocko's big brown rump move into the float next to Goldie's.
'Dad! Dad! No!' She threw herself down the back steps, sobbing. 'I'm sorry!'
When Shara and her friends decide to protest against a wild horse race, it sounds fun, even heroic, but they don't plan on the tangle of heartbreak that follows. The police are on her doorstep, her friend Corey is in hospital and both her beloved horses have been taken from her. Shara will need the whole town on her side before she can put things right.
Karen Wood has been involved with horses for most of her life. Her most special horse is a little chestnut gelding called Reo. She is married with two children and lives on the Central Coast, New South Wales.
Allen and Unwin
Author: Karen Wood