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Publisher Description

This is the story of the Park Lane Stables. It is about hope, about horses and about lots and lots of heroes.

Natalie O'Rourke was an ordinary little girl from Birmingham in all respects save one: she was lonely. When she discovered how much she loved horses, she decided she wanted to grow up and run a riding stables. She wanted her stables to cater for children and adults with disabilities, additional needs and anyone who needed a friend - people who you might not expect to find riding, but who she knew could find happiness through horses, because she had.

Full of guts and optimism, Natalie fought tooth and nail to achieve that dream in the face of some hefty tragedy, heartbreak and hardship. Even the Covid-19 crisis couldn't slow her or her league of fearless Park Lane colleagues down - despite barely surviving financially in lockdown, the stables' 'Pavement Ponies' paid visits to the community on a mission to cheer their neighbours up, and they tirelessly raised money for the NHS. But when the news came that the landlord was selling the stables, and that the Park Lane horses and their humans would be evicted unless they found £1,000,000 to buy the plot, would this be one obstacle too many?

Only Heroes and Horses is a book infused with love, strength and hope on every page - a testament to human kindness that won't fail to leave you uplifted or with a tear in your eye.

Lifestyle & Home
10 March
Little, Brown Book Group