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This eighth book in the Riverdale Pony Stories series is packed with peril, mystery and high-octane action.
This eighth book in the Riverdale Pony Stories series is packed with peril, mystery and high-octane action as pony-mad Poppy McKeever goes into detective mode to track down the dog that attacked the sheep on her friend’s farm, while also preparing for a big riding competition.
While the writing is pacey and has an urgency to it, at times the somewhat dense descriptions could benefit from a little trimming. But, overall, this gripping, entertaining adventure rings with authentic dialogue, strong evocations of the countryside and Poppy’s indomitable spirit.
Feeling guilty that she did nothing to stop the attack, she makes it her mission to uncover the identity of the mystery dog.
But first there is a new challenge to overcome – a riding competition that will push the bond between Poppy and her beloved pony Cloud to the limits.
Will the pair triumph against the odds?
And can Poppy turn detective and discover who owns the menacing hound that has been terrorising the moor before it kills again?
The Mystery of Riverdale Tor is the eighth book in the Riverdale Pony Stories, a pony adventure series enjoyed by young and old alike.
|Publication date:||16th March 2019|
|Suitable for:||9+ readers|
|Recommendations:||Indie Books We Love|
Amanda Wills is the UK-based author of the Riverdale Pony Stories, which follow the adventures of pony-mad Poppy McKeever and her beloved Connemara, Cloud. She is also the author of Flick Henderson and the Deadly Game, a fast-paced mystery about a super-cool new heroine who has her sights set on becoming an investigative journalist. A former police press officer and journalist herself, Amanda is now a full-time author, because dreaming up stories about ponies is much more fun than writing news articles and press releases. Her books are inspired by her own pony-mad childhood, growing up in the beautiful Kent ...More About Amanda Wills
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