Best Selling Author of The Holiday Series and The Gumboot & Gumshoe Series

Holiday Series (Equine)

“I read the entire series of Laura Hesse books. Oh my. I don’t think I’ve ever seen any book about horses so cute in my life. A warm, friendly story about children and horses.” — Amazon Reviewer

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The Complete River Bend Trilogy (e-book only): One Frosty Christmas, The Great Pumpkin Ride, A Filly Called Easter

Only Available on Amazon (worldwide). Join Hannah Storey on her quest to save a frostbitten old mustang from its cruel owner in One Frosty Christmas, unravel the mystery behind a strange ring of stones Hannah and her friends discover in the woods in The Great Pumpkin Ride, and take on Mother Nature to help little Linda McCloud save Easter and her unborn foal in A Filly Called Easter.

Save 35% on the first three novels in the Holiday Series – $5.99 US.

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 One Frosty Christmas   A heartwarming family classic (Book 1: The Riverbend Trilogy)

Teased by the local kids for being a city girl and an amputee, Hannah Storey feels alone and isolated just like the old mustang she sees on the way to and from school every day. Hannah vows to save the pony the local kids have cruelly nicknamed Frostbite from freezing to death or being sent to slaughter, but events spiral out of control. Will Hannah be able to save the pony? Will the townsfolk of River Bend ever accept her? Maybe Hannah Storey is just what the town needs to remember what love, friendship and Christmas is really about.

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The Great Pumpkin Ride   A fun-filled spooky adventure (Book 2: The Riverbend Trilogy)

If you camped out at a haunted cabin in the woods on Halloween night, would you leave your horse saddled?  If you painted your pony purple and changed its name to Purple Lightning, will it run faster? What is the mysterious ring of stones in the meadow surrounding the abandoned trapper’s cabin in the woods?  To discover the answers to these questions, join The Great Pumpkin Ride today…go ahead…we dare you!

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A Filly Called Easter  A feel-good story about love, hope & friendship (Book 3: The Riverbend Trilogy)

When eleven year-old Linda McCloud sets eyes on the beautiful, and very pregnant, palomino filly named “Easter”, all dreams of owning a new barrel racing horse fly out the window. When Mother Nature enters the fray, it’s up to Linda and her friends to save the life of Easter and her unborn foal.  Loosely based on a true story.

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Independence  Family Adventure/Teen Romance (Formerly called Two Independents!)

Rogue wolves, love-struck cowboys, & a cattle drive awaits Susie Stetler as she steps into an unwanted summer in the mountains with her grandmother & eight-year old step-brother. The fifteen year old dread-locked surfer girl can only dream of riding the waves in California as she fights to survive one of the hottest summers on record. In the end, Susie must make a life-altering decision, one that if she’s wrong, could cost her grandmother and step-brother their lives.

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