How far would you go to save something you love?
Jay is an outsider at school and lonely at home. The only time she feels truly alive is when she is out riding, galloping with the wind in her hair and the drum of hooves on the ground beneath her.
When she runs away to work in a racing stable, fate brings into her life the beautiful but misunderstood mare Manhattan, whose racing career seems to over and whose life hangs in the balance.
Jay and Manhattan both need one more chance. Together, they must battle the hostile world of racing where winning or losing will change their lives forever.
Racing Manhattan is an epic, emotional story of speed, spirit and the power of love.
‘Fraught, exciting and cathartic, Racing Manhattan will have readers ages 12-16 cheering in the stands.’ Wall Street Journal
‘Relatable and inspiring,’ Prismatic Prospects ‘This fresh read is exciting, distinctive, and due to entice many young readers.’ Booklist
A story of love, war... and rats!
'An exciting story for all ages.' - Independent
'A truly brilliant and moving book that pulls you in and won't let you go until you have finished' - Geek Syndicate Read more
They're young. They want to make a difference. All they have to do is break the law.
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