Half Pass

Half Pass

by Astrid Amara

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ISBN-13: 9781935560869
Publisher: Horns Press
Publication date: 01/01/2019
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 153
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

Astrid Amara, whose adventurous life includes once falling in a manhole, a flirtation with non-consensual cannibalism, and a penchant for sleeping, has lived all over the place, including Bukhara, Uzbekistan; Maidenhead, England; and Jerusalem, Israel. However she’s permanently settled in Bellingham, Washington, because the rain does wonders for her complexion. When she’s not writing she’s either walking her geriatric dogs, riding her mischievous Arabian gelding, or pretending to be a civil servant. Half Pass is Amara’s ninth published novel.

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Half Pass 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
LASR_Reviews More than 1 year ago
"Life takes a dump, and you scoop it up and move on." That is how Paul King felt when he lost his job and inherited a run-down equestrian boarding facility from his aunt Beth. Most of us can all relate to downsizing in today's economy and know how if feels to let go of a job you love and take on a job you hate, like cleaning horse stalls in a backwoods town you left behind years ago. It was the title and horse on the cover of this book that caught my eye and the rest was history because I had to get it. I have never read any of Astrid Amara's books, so I was very pleased at her knowledge of horses and the running of equestrian boarding facilities, which not only added a feel of realism but also created an incredible entertaining story. As I watched the unique and charming personalities of Paul and Estevan Souza come alive as well as the secondary characters, I found it hard to put the book down. However, this story is not a short read so I could not finish it before bedtime. Up early the next day, I had my nose back in the book eager to see if a missing horse had been found or if he was dead. I also needed to find out if there was anything going on between Paul and Estevan, who seemed to be dancing around each other without really coming out and giving you an idea if there was more than friendship connecting them. To say that I was completely blown away with the plot and all the action that took place within the story is an understatement, for I found myself completely enchanted by the story line as well as the characters and chomping at the bit to see what would happen next. There is definitely conflict, trust issues, mystery, and suspense found through out the pages that made it hard to lay the book down. I found it well written and jam-packed with all the elements that make a book worth reading. I'm definitely looking for more books by this author. It was a pleasure to review this story and recommend it to all my friends. Originally posted at Whipped Cream Reviews
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