Thursday, May 27, 2010

New Titles from Alison Hart

Alison Hart is a Virginia author of over twenty mysteries and historical fiction novels for children. Her newest book Whirlwind (Random House May 2010), is the much-begged-for sequel to Shadow Horse. With a feisty female protagonist, a little romance, a lot of mystery, and a barnful of animals just waiting to be loved, this young adult horse mystery novel will have young girls galloping to the bookstore to grab their copy.

"This book will be grabbed by young mystery enthusiasts and horse-story fans alike.”
—School Library Journal

“Shadow Horse is a hip, fast-paced mystery adventure which will certainly appeal to any teen who loves horses—and good novels.”
—Horsepower Magazine

Also new from Alison is Emma's River (Peachtree 2010).  In 1852, Emma, her pregnant mother and her pony board the steamboat Sally May to meet her father in St. Joseph, Missouri, but when the ship suddenly explodes in a fiery blaze, Emma and all onboard must fight for their survival in the icy waters of the Missouri River. "A fast-paced, compelling tale." — Carol Ann Lloyd-Stanger (Children’s Literature).

Alison is available for author events, visit for information.

To find out more about Alison, her horses, and her books, visit her Web site at

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