Sunday, October 5, 2014

Taking Flight by Sheena Wilkinson

Taking Flight by Sheena Wilkinson is a wonderful equine coming of age story set in a contemporary Belfast, Ireland.

Vicky and Declan are cousins but are complete opposites: she's a self-centered daughter of a rich man, while he comes from a harsh environment and tries to keep his addicted mother from self destructing. When she's forced to enter rehab, Declan must live with his aunt, Vicky's mother. The sparks fly between the the cousins with the only thing in common is their love for Flight, the show horse belonging to Vicky.

This well written novel is full of drama, realistic show and stable settings and characters the reader will care about from the first time they meet them.