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Blue Horse Dreaming
"I will not live among you", Abigail Buwell says when she is taken from her life among the savages and returned, against her will, to "civilization" the last military outpost on the frontier's hostile edge.
Bride's Farewell, The
Tender and ethereal, it is the story of a young woman who runs away from home on the day she is to be marry her childhood sweetheart.
Ex-amateur boxer and failed advertising account executive Jack Doyle, hero of Blind Switch, returns to the world of thoroughbred horse racing at a suburban Chicago track in this new thriller by the author of award-winning Riders Down.
In her latest thriller, New York Times bestselling author Tami Hoag takes readers on a suspense-filled ride of shocks and twists leading to an explosive finish.
Derby Day - HB
As the shadows lengthen over the June grass, all England is heading for Epsom Downs high life and low life, society beauties and White chapel street girls, bookmakers and gypsies, hawkers and thieves.
Teenager Alan Strang, fought over by a religious mother and an atheist father, finds release in horses. Then something drives him to blind horses with a spike. Why?
Foal's Bread - PB
The long-awaited new novel from the award-winning author of The Grass Sister tells the story of two generations of the Nancarrow family and the high-jumping horse circuit prior to the Second World War.
Four Play (Lodes Chronicles Book 3)
Despite her broken heart, when Dilly Gently joins Magnus Olensen's new band, the chemistry between them is explosive.
French Relations - PB
OOH-LA-LA! Fancy spending the summer in a fabulous Loire chateau?
Front Runner - PB
Operating as an undercover investigator for the British Horseracing Authority, Jeff is approached by the champion jockey Dave Swinton to discuss the delicate matter of losing races on purpose. Little does Jeff realise that his visit to Swinton’s house will result in a brutal attempt on his life.
God of Animals - PB
Based on the author's National Magazine Award for Fiction-winning short story titled "The Foaling Season".
Hearts of Horses, The
In the winter of 1917, nineteen-year-old Martha Lessen saddles her horses and heads for a remote country in eastern Oregon looking for work 'gentling" wild horses.
Hearts of Horses, The - PB
In the winter of 1917, a big-boned young woman shows up at George Bliss's doorstep. She's looking for a job breaking horses, and he hires her.
Highest Stakes, The
Would you bet it all on just one race? From the first day she learned to ride, Charlotte Wallace lived for the freedom that comes from tearing across the heath on one of her uncle's prized stallions.
Horse Dancer, The
Only the most talented horsemen are allowed into France's elite academy, Le Cadre Noir, a place where horses apparently defy gravity.
Hush Money - HB
When Hush Puppy, Pasadena's socialite Sydney Everett's champion show horse, dies under suspicious circumstances, junior lawyer Jack MacTaggart is assigned to handle the insurance claim.
Jenny Pitman's fifth and most exciting novel yet. As Jan Hardy begins to recover from the wounds of the past, the stage is set for a fine year
Three warring sisters. Felicity, the eldest, a journalist most comfortable in a war zone, ran away from home after an argument with her father and has never healed the rift.
From award-winning writer Alyson Hagy comes a novel set at Kentucky's Keeneland racetrack, where the horses run for glory and people stake love and money -- all to win at the sport of kings.
Kings, Queens and Four Legged Athletes - HB
It is the Sport of Kings. And Queens. And Lords and their Ladies.
Kiss and Tell - PB
The cross-country course of true love doesn't run smoothly, in this sexy new bestseller from the author of Well Groomed and Kiss Chase.
Lean on Pete - PB
Fifteen-year-old Charley Thompson wants a home; food on the table; a high school he can attend for more than part of a year; and some structure in his life.
Lots of Love (Lodes Chronicles Book 1) - PB
When Ellen Jamieson breaks up with her long-standing boyfriend, she plans to go travelling. But first she agrees to house-sit for her parents, who are trying to find a buyer for their idyllic cottage in the Cotswold village of Oddlode
Love Hunt (Lodes Chronicles Book 4)
The announcement of a grand Treasure Hunt sets hearts aflutter in the Lodes Valley. The cash is only part of the appeal: a win could solve several romantic dilemmas.
Our Horses in Egypt
Philomena is requisitioned from a Dorset field in the summer of 1914 and serves with the yeomanry in Egypt and Palestine until the end of the First World War.
Our Horses in Egypt - HB
Philomena is requisitioned from an English field at the start of the First World War, and sails for the Near East with a territorial regiment, the Dorset Yeomanry.
Photo Finish - PB
Chicago racetrack publicist Jack Doyle, former advertising man and amateur boxer, accepts the challenge of a new job in the world of thoroughbred horse racing—that of jockey’s agent.
In Jilly Cooper's third Rutshire chronicle we meet Ricky France-Lynch, who is moody, macho, and magnificent.
Promises - PB
A father with something to hide, a jockey with a taste for blackmail, a man with an agonising secret . . . and a young woman in love, defying them all.
In North Yorkshire, when Gerard Sante', son and heir to one of Britain's most repected horse racing stables is tragically killed in a car crash, the event proves to be a catalyst for change within many lives.
Redstone Station - PB
A novel full of romance and drama about a strong young woman who needs all the determination she can muster to prove herself as a farmer - and finds love along the way.
Set against the glorious Cotswold countryside and the playgrounds of the world, Jilly Cooper's "Rutshire Chronciles", offer an intoxication blend of skulduggery, swooning romance, sexual adventure and hilarious high jinks.
Rode - HB
When Thomas Fox Averill first heard Jimmy Driftwood's ballad 'Tennessee Stud,' he found the song hauntingly compelling.
Silks and Saddlecloths
Salesman Victor Barnes believed that he had it all - tops at his job, a beautiful wife, two wonderful children, a comfortable Australian lifestyle, no worries - until one fateful day when he was pulled over on the motorway by a flashing blue light...
Augustus Cainis a man with his back against the wall. A war-scarred wanderer, he faces a past he wants to forget, a present without prospect or fortune and an uncertain future, reliant upon his one skill:...
Stars Shine Bright, The - PB
After the FBI suspends her for bending its rules, Special Agent Raleigh Harmon is looking for a chance to redeem her career and re-start her life.
Tails Carried High - PB
After her mother’s death, Jessikah Lloyd throws caution to the wind, leaving England in search of her family history in Queensland, Australia.
The Horse Thief - PB
Can she save her familys horse stud and reputation?
Thoroughbred Tales - PB
Transport yourself into the world of horse racing with these exhilarating and exciting stories.
Tongue in Cheek (Lodes Chronicles Bk 2)
From the very first day that they move to the Oddlode Valley, it's inevitable that young teacher Mo Stillitoe, recently separated socialite Diana Lampeter and cool, retired dressage diva Anke Brakespear will find their lives entangled.