The Island of Lost Horses
April 19, 2022
Stacy Gregg’s The Island of Lost Horses has everything a keen reader could want: suspense, drama, and best of all, horses. It is about a girl named Beatriz who loves horses but has never actually ridden one. She lives on a floating boat with her mum, who studies jellyfish.
When they find an island with horses, Beatriz knows that something is different. Something is calling her to the island, drawing her in. She decides to go investigate more, and to her surprise, finds a sole inhabitant. Read more
Spellbound Ponies 1: Magic and Mischief
August 23, 2021
Spellbound Ponies Magic and Mischief is the latest book by Stacy Gregg.
Seven year old Olivia has just moved to a new town. She is not too pleased about the new country side she lives in, however her mood changes when her mum says that she can do horse riding lessons. Olivia is so excited to be able to ride a horse.
It feels like everything is going great in their new house, until it is time for Olivia’s first riding lesson. In Spellbound Ponies 1, we follow Olivia’s journey in the magical and mysterious stables where she meets friends and foes. Read more
The Thunderbolt Pony
July 13, 2021
“When the world is falling apart, true friends stay together …”
A cheesy quote on the front page, a story involving horses and a setting near Kaikoura. That sounds like an amazing recipe for an eye glinting, relatable and wow-factor novel! It is also written by the one and only Kiwi author of The Forever Horse… Stacy Gregg.
The Thunderbolt Pony is a novel about Evie Violet Van Zwanenberg, a twelve year old girl living in Parnassus, a small town between Cheviot and Kaikoura.
“I feel the pull of my rituals as if they are magnets and I am iron. Read more
Mystic and the Midnight Ride
30 March, 2021
I don’t normally read horse books but this one really got me hooked in. Mystic and the Midnight Ride is an adventurous story by Stacy Gregg about a girl called Issie who has a horse called Mystic. Other characters are Blaze, another horse, and Avery, the strict but kind horse-riding instructor. When an accident occurs, Issie isn’t sure if she will ever be able to ride again.
Once I read the first page, I just wanted to keep reading. Then when I got onto the second page it was like I was getting transported to another dimension – it really set me a picture. Read more
The Forever Horse
Harper Collins Publishing
February 9, 2021
“I am going to be the greatest artist in the world. That is my plan – and when I make my mind up, I do not fail.”
After reading a number of Stacy Gregg’s books, I had very high expectations for her latest standalone novel The Forever Horse. She did not fail to meet them. Like many Stacy Gregg novels, The Forever Horse cleverly intertwines past with the present with the creative use of a diary from the 1850s. Written for early teens, The Forever Horse is a novel about overcoming obstacles and exceeding extreme expectations that draws the reader into the tale within the first few sentences. Read more