Equitainment Newsletter - Adult Fiction - 8 December 2016
8 Dec 2016
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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.
With tight breeches and loose morals, the horse trials circuit is a hell-for-leather chase across the magnificent parkland of England's finest country estates. Flirtation is compulsory sport; love is a professional hazard.
Silver-tongued charmer Rory Midwinter is quite at home in this hedge-jumping, bed-hopping world of competitive weekend house parties. Having been born into the saddle, and with a rock star owner as patron, he has no intention of settling down. Only his long-term groom Faith has other ideas.
Tash and Hugo Beauchamp are the undisputed golden couple of British three-day eventing, but their mettle is put to the test by the arrival of The Devil on Horseback, brooding Kiwi rider, Lough Strachan. Lough holds the key to Hugo's darkest secret, and he intends to use it to access his greatest rival's beautiful wife.
FW03: KISS AND TELL - PB
ALSO AVAILABLEFWLC01: LOT OF LOVE (LODES CHRONICLES BOOK 1) - PB
FWLC02: TONGUE IN CHEEK (LODES CHRONICLES BOOK 2) - PB
FWLC03: FOUR PLAY (LODES CHRONICLES Book 3) - PB
FWLC04: LOVE HUNT (LODES CHRONICLES BOOK 4) - PB
When Anna and Matt finally buy their dream farm, their struggles aren't quite over. First it's patchy rain and poor crops, then Matt has an accident ... and even when the heavens finally open all might yet be lost.
Anna and Matt Butler were childhood sweethearts with a dream of owning their own land, a dream they achieved through hard work and determination.
But as the seasons conspire against them and Matt is involved in a terrible accident, the couple face financial ruin and the loss of their farm.
As they fight for everything they hold dear, they suddenly find themselves caught up in events much bigger and more dangerous than they could ever have imagined.
Purple Roads is a story about maintaining faith in yourself, staying true to your ideals and, most of all, the belief that some things are worth fighting for.
FMD03: PURPLE ROADS - PB
ALSO AVAILABLEFM01: RED DUST - PB
FM02: BLUE SKIES - PB
FMD04: SILVER CLOUDS - PB
A new tack shop and a gala polo match are reasons to celebrate for horse trainer Michaela Bancroft - until equestrian Sterling Taber is found clubbed to death with a polo mallet. Worse yet, suspicion falls on Michaela.
The weapon belongs to Michaela, her prints are all over it, and rumours of her alleged affair the the victim aren't helping. With her boyfriend, Detective Jude Davis out of town, Michaela doesn't stand a chance of proving her innocence and clearing her name unless she delves into Taber's mysterious life and death on her own.
But in unearthing a real suspect and a motive, she discovers a deadly secret. Amd Taber's shady friends are more than willing to throw Michaela off the track - for good!
TACKED TO DEATH - PB
A blissful carefree summer beckons for Samantha Carmichael. But her world is turned on its head when she learns she's adopted – and that she has a twin sister, Charlie, who is critically ill.
While Charlie recovers in hospital, Sam offers to look after Brumby's Run, her sister's home high in the Victorian Alps. Within days city girl Sam finds herself breaking brumbies and running cattle with the help of handsome neighbour Drew Chandler, her sister's erstwhile boyfriend.
A daunting challenge soon becomes a wholehearted tree change as Sam begins to fall in love with Brumby's Run – and with Drew. But what will happen when Charlie comes back to claim what is rightfully hers?
Set among the hauntingly beautiful ghost gums and wild horses of the high country, Brumby's Run is a heartfelt, romantic novel about families and secrets, love and envy and, most especially, the bonds of sisterhood.
JS: BRUMBY'S RUN - PB
Ben K. Green takes us back to the deep Southwest and the never-a-dull-moment years he spent as a practicing horse doctor along the Pecos and the Rio Grande.
With precious little formal schooling but a perfect corral-side manner and plenty of natural wit, Green became the first to hang up a shingle in the trans-Pecos territory.
Hear him tell the tales of his struggles with mean stockmen, yellowweed fever, banditos, poison hay, and 'drouth.' His canny mix of science and horse sense when treating animals 'that ain't house pets' is 100-proof old time pleasure.
A veterinarian in the far Southwest for much of his life, Ben K. Green retired to ranch in Texas until his death in 1974.
BKG03: THE VILLAGE HORSE DOCTOR: WEST OF THE PECOS - BEN K GREEN - PB
ALSO AVAILABLEBKG01: HORSE TRADIN' - BEN K GREEN - PB
BKG02: SOME MORE HORSE TRADIN' - BEN K GREEN - PB
They got married and lived happily ever after... or did they? THE FARMER'S WIFE is the much anticipated sequel to groundbreaking novel JILLAROO from Australia's number one rural fiction author, Rachael Treasure.
This inspirational and, at times, heart wrenching story revisits one of the most refreshing Australian heroines, Rebecca Saunders on her beloved property Waters Meeting.
After marrying her party boy, Charlie Lewis, Rebecca finds herself lost in marriage, motherhood and a farm that fails to function.
A Tupperware party with a twist sets the wheels in motion for Rebecca's path to alter forever. Can she heal her troubled relationship with Charlie and convince him to run the farm in a better way? Or will life take her down another track altogether with the impossibly young track rider Joey, the handsome and wealthy Sol Stanton or the inspiring environmentalist and cattle farmer Andrew Travis? A beautiful and moving tale of self-discovery, THE FARMER'S WIFE deals with the truth about relationships that the Cinderella stories never tell us.
RT: THE FARMERS WIFE - PB
ALSO AVAILABLERT: JILLAROO - PB
Brooke Kingston is smart, capable and strongwilled – some might even say stubborn – and lives in the beautiful Hunter Valley on her family property.
More at home on horseback than in heels, her life revolves around her beloved 'boys' – showjumpers Poddy, Oddy and Sod.
Then a tragic accident leaves Brooke a mess. Newcomer Lachie Cambridge is hired to manage the farm, and Brooke finds herself out of a job and out of luck. But she won't go without a fight.
What she doesn't expect is Lachie himself – a handsome, gentle giant with a will to match her own. But with every day that Lachie stays, Brooke's future on the farm is more uncertain. Will she be forced to choose between her home and the man she's falling for?
A vivid, moving and passionate story of love and redemption from the author of Promises.
CH: HEART OF THE VALLEY - PB
ALSO AVAILABLECH: PROMISES - PB
CH - ROCKING HORSE HILL - PB
At nineteen, Molly Jones has the world at her feet. Then one drunken night she falls into bed with Mark, a cowboy just passing through. By the time Molly realises she's pregnant, Mark is long gone.
Now, at twenty-six, Molly's life is almost perfect. She's the devoted mother of Rose, and a renowned horse trainer. She lives amid the beauty of Jacaranda Farm, surrounded by family and friends – none closer than hunky stockman Heath. But she's still looking for the love of her life, and a father for Rose.
When Mark stumbles back into her world, as charming as ever, Molly begins to hope for a future she'd long ago relinquished. But how will Mark react when he learns he's a father? And could the man of Molly's dreams be closer to home than she thinks?
MM: JACARANDA - PB
Only the most talented horsemen are allowed into France's elite academy, Le Cadre Noir, a place where horses apparently defy gravity.
This is Henri Lachapelle's fate, until he meets Florence, and life takes an unexpected turn. Almost fifty years later, in a hidden corner of London he is reshaping the future for his beloved teenager granddaughter - teaching her and her horse to dance as he once did. Until disaster strikes and Sarah, at fourteen, is left to fend for herself.
Natasha Macauley is a lawyer who specialises in protecting children. Forced to share a house with the husband she's divorcing, her professional judgement called into question, she meets Sarah toubled and alone, and sees a chance to put things right. But she doesn't know that Sarah is keeping a secret...one that will take them on an extraordinary journey, and change all their lives forever.
The Horse Dancer is Jojo Moyes captivating and heart-stirring tale of a passion shared, a fight for love, and a horse named Boo.
JOJO: THE HORSE DANCER - PB
After her mother’s death, Jessikah Lloyd throws caution to the wind, leaving England in search of her family history in Queensland, Australia.
ALSO AVAILABLECR02: VOICES IN THE WIND - PB
CR03: WINDS OF TIME - PB
CONSEQUENCES - PB
Nothing in anchorwoman Lynn Nelson's high-profile TV career prepared her for saddle sores, frayed tempers, or her teenage daughter Rory's raging hormones as they vacation in Utah's mountain wilderness.
The object of Rory's passion is their guide, drop-dead-gorgeous Jess Feldman, a man the divorced Lynn instinctively distrusts, even as she shields herself from his blazing baby blues.
But in a terrifying moment when both Lynn and Rory fall off a cliff of sheared rocks, Jess becomes their only hope. Risking his life to save them, he guides them through the impenetrable forest thousands of feet below, unwittingly plunging them into a danger more menacing than any of them could have imagined.
Join us as we celebrate the love of the Irish with "Irish Thoroughbred" and its sequel,"Irish Rose!" They travelled far and wide in search of their destiny. And what they discovered was a lifetime of love.
IRISH THOROUGHBRED - It was a dream come true for Irish lass Adelia Cunnane - to work with her Uncle, a horse trainer at Royal Meadows, one of the most renowned stables in the world. But there was a catch, and his name was Travis Grant. He was the stable's owner, and a man as proud, as passionate, as opinionated as ....herself.
IRISH ROSE - When Adelia's feisty cousin Erin McKinnon first meets Burke Logan, she's not impressed. He's womanizing, cigar-smoking gambler who won the farm beside Royal Meadows in a game of poker. He has money - too much for Erin's liking - and a bad reputation. But Burke keeps staring at her and Erin keeps finding herself staring back. And she's beginning to think she may have finally met her match...
NR: IRISH HEARTS - PB
ALSO AVAILABLENR: IRISH DREAMS - PB