Twelve-year-old Winnie Willis has a way with horses. She can gentle the wildest mare, but other parts of life don't always come as easily. Along with her dad and sister Lizzy, Winnie is learning how to live without her mom--who was also a natural horse gentler. As Winnie teachers her horses about unconditional love and blind trust, God shows Winnie that He can be trusted as well. Readers will be hooked by the series' vivid cast of characters whose quirky personalities fill Winnie's life with friendship and adventure.
Just when Winnie feels like school could be almost tolerable, Summer Spidell has to be, well, Summer. Worse, Winnie's friend Hawk is away for Christmas vacation, and Winnie is lonely. Then a mysterious horse show up in the pasture behind her house. Suddenly Winnie is caught in a life-and-death struggle with the old mare. Who is the horse's owner? Will Winnie be able to keep--and save--this "gift horse"?Recommended for ages 8 to 12.