Death, deception, discrimination, and cruelty to horses confront Bird as she uncovers the secrets of her past.
When nefarious and inhumane acts shake the horse show world, the lives of horses are thrown into peril. Bird’s ability to communicate with animals leads her to work with an undercover RCMP officer. Together, they — and Bird's extraordinary horse, Sundancer — must bring the perpetrators to justice.
But while Bird struggles to rescue horses in the night, there are mysteries closer to her heart that still need investigating. As her family is on the verge of falling to pieces, secrets from the past surface, revealing shocking truths about who she really is and why she possesses her remarkable gift.
Shelley Peterson is the bestselling author of several published novels for young readers, including Stagestruck, Sundancer, Christmas at Saddle Creek, and Jockey Girl. She raises horses at Fox Ridge, her family’s stable in Caledon.