A Noble Spirit
by Joanne M. Anderson
"A Noble Spirit" is a print and digital book about a 14-year-old girl who is made fun of at school for her height. She befriends a tall Thoroughbred, Noble, who is also isolated from others -- not because he is tall, but because he is blind on the right. (Noble belongs to the author, and he is true to his breed, personality and age in the book. All characters are fictional.)
The story revolves around a newly renovated horse farm whose manager is a wounded Afghanistan war veteran and whose owner is a mystery. Other characters in the small town have secrets and issues -- common things like self-esteem, loss, estrangement, reconciliation and friendship. It's a fun read for all ages (though mostly teen horse lovers) -- you'll meet someone you know in the characters, and at the end, you'll wonder what happens next. A sequel is assured.
ISBN #978-0-9706542-1-2 print, $14.95 (quantity discounts available)
ISBN #978-9706542-2-9, $9.99