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    • ISBN:9781444010992
    • Publication date:06 Mar 2014
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The One Dollar Horse: Fire Storm

Book 3

By Lauren St John

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What if victory cost you your life? The final novel in The One Dollar Horse series by prize-winning Lauren St John, in which Casey and Storm compete at the Burghley Horse Trials.

What if victory cost you your life? The final novel in The One Dollar Horse series by prize-winning Lauren St John, in which Casey and Storm compete at the Burghley Horse Trials.

Teenage eventing star Casey Blue has it all - fame, her champion horse Storm and a boyfriend who loves her.

Then Kyle West walks into her life. The country's hottest equestrian coach is also drop dead gorgeous and Casey knows right away that she's in trouble. But who is Kyle and why are there so many unanswered questions about his past? And what is his connection to Anna Sparks, Casey's old rival?

As the Burghley Horse Trials approaches, it becomes clear that what is at stake is not just the Grand Slam, but Casey's life.

The concluding novel of The One Dollar Horse trilogy by prize-winning author, Lauren St John.

Biographical Notes

Lauren St John is the author of several books on sports and music, as well as the award-winning children's series THE WHITE GIRAFFE, the BLUE PETER BOOK AWARD-winning LAURA MARLIN series and THE ONE DOLLAR HORSE trilogy. Her first adult novel, THE OBITUARY WRITER, was published in 2013.

Lauren St John is one of the lead voices of Authors4 Oceans, a collective of 50 writers calling to ban the use of plastics in the book industry.

Visit Lauren's website at www.laurenstjohn.com, like her Facebook page at www.facebook.com/pages/Lauren-St-John/120957211278399 and follow her on Twitter @laurenstjohn

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  • ISBN: 9781444010985
  • Publication date: 11 Sep 2014
  • Page count: 224
  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
The One Dollar Horse is certain to be huge favourite with readers and will bear comparison with classic horse stories by authors such as Patricia Leitch and K M Peyton. — BOOKS FOR KEEPS
There are many twists and turns but the plot is easy to follow and gripping, I would recommend this book for girls aged from twelve through to adult. The author has a flowing style and an art for bringing her characters to life. — NEWBOOKSMAG
Lauren St John's The One Dollar Horse is rare among pony books in setting its dream-come-true story in inner-city London... Writerly, full of equestrian knowledge and rich in character - not least of the horse - this is also a tale of first love, and is a handsome package with deep pink-edged pages. — Nicolette Jones, THE SUNDAY TIMES
...one of the best characters in this thrilling rags-to-riches tale is Storm Warning. You can't help but identify with this courageous animal and St John makes you feel the thrill of what it must be like to jump over a fence on such a horse with such heart and soul. No nagging doubts, this book's a winner. — Martin Chilton, TELEGRAPH ONLINE
Certain to be a huge favourite with readers and will bear comparison with classic horse stories by authors such as Patricia Leitch and KM Peyton. — BOOKS FOR KEEPS
Lauren St John catches the excitement of the sport so well, the determination needed by the riders in order to win, the psychology of horses, the risks involved, the bonds of friendship between competitors - and into this rich mix are warnings against the evil of commercialization and exploitation and the value of a healthy diet! Altogether Firestorm is a worthy successor to the earlier titles in the trilogy. Ideal for horse lovers of any age but readers of 12 and up will love it. — Clare Morpugo, THE SCHOOL LIBRARIAN JOURNAL
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