An epic, emotional story of two girls and their bond with beloved horses, the action sweeping between Italy during the Second World War and present day. When Lola s grandmother Loretta takes her to Siena, Italy, for the summer, Lola learns of her family s history of heartbreak and adventure, stretching back to the Second World War. In 1945, Loretta s nickname was The Daredevil due to her fearless competing in the town s famous Palio horse races until war broke out and led to sadness and loss for Loretta. Lola jumps at the chance to enter the modern-day Palio on a beautiful horse called Nico can she win, in honour of her beloved grandmother? And solve a mystery that will bring happiness and hope to Loretta?"
The Girl Who Rode the Wind
HarperCollins Publishers Limited