Fifteen-year-old Fran and her impulsive mother live alone on a small farm with a menagerie of entertaining animals. Against Franas better judgement, her mother rescues an abused horse from a shifty character. Fran names him Charlie and nurses him back to health. Gradually, they realize that he is a horse of rare quality. When it is suggested to Fran and her mother that Charlie might have been stolen, Fran is miserable at the thought of another girl out there with a broken heart. But her love of Charlie grows by the day and heas turning into a fabulous jumper, giving Fran confidence she never had before. Meanwhile, a mysterious Gypsy boy, Kez, appears out of nowhere, lurking at the edge of their fields, and a string of tack thefts hits the area. Fran must go with her instincts to protect the wrongly accused, all the while searching for Charlieas real owners yet hoping they will never be found. qA Horse by Any Other Nameq is a story of friendship, crime solving, bravery, and love.aWithout proof, all thepolice can get themfor isthe attempted robbery of your things. ... Theyhavena#39;t lived round herelong and they saytheydona#39;t knowanyone andno onetoldthem anything. ... aI dona#39;t know about you, but this morning all Ia#39;manbsp;...
|Title||:||A Horse by Any Other Name|
|Publisher||:||Breakaway Books - 2014-05-07|