Amanda Wills

British author. Amanda previously worked as a journalist, but now uses her writing skills to pen pony books. She began writing pony stories at school and it was always her ambition to become a full time author. She is the author of the highly successful
Riverdale Pony Stories series, and is one of the most popular pony book authors writing at the moment. As well as the Riverdale series she has also written some stand-alone pony stories for younger readers and an adult mystery novel.

Amanda has her own website and the Riverdale books have their own facebook page.

Riverdale Pony Stories:
Modern series with a traditional feel and values. 

1. THE LOST PONY OF RIVERDALE
(CREATESPACE 2015)
Paperback first edition.
Also available as e-book
SUMMARY: Poppy and her family move to Dartmoor where she falls in love with the beautiful Connemara pony Cloud.
PONYMAD RATING:  4 HORSESHOES

2.  AGAINST ALL HOPE
(CREATESPACE 2015)
Paperback first edition.
Also available as e-book
SUMMARY: Poppy is not having an easy time of it when Cloud has health problems and she gets mixed up with a mysterious girl.

3. INTO THE STORM
(CREATESPACE 2015)
Paperback first edition.
Also available as e-book
SUMMARY: It seems like a dream come true when Poppy and her best friend Scarlett win a riding holiday on the beautiful Forest of Dean. But things go wrong from the start. Poppy doesn't click with the ugly hairy piebald cob she is assigned to ride, she and Scarlett fall out and there is a mysterious man threatening the future of the trekking stables. And then a terrifying storm strikes the forest, putting the children and horses in deadly dangerů

4.  REDHALL RIDERS
(CREATESPACE 2016)
Paperback first edition.
Also available as e-book
SUMMARY: Poppy gets mixed up in a vendetta between two rival stables which culminates in putting her beloved pony in danger.

5. THE SECRET OF WITCH COTTAGE
(CREATESPACE 2016)
Paperback first edition.
Also available as e-book
SUMMARY: What is the secret of the spooky abandoned cottage on the moor? Is it haunted? And how is it connected to the owner of a local failing horse sanctuary? Poppy needs to work out the secret in order to save the sanctuary and its residents. 

6. MISSING ON THE MOOR
(CREATESPACE 2017)
Paperback first edition.
Also available as e-book
SUMMARY: Poppy enters her first show jumping competition but her excitement is marred when her donkey Chester goes missing. 

Other Editions:

THE RIVERDALE PONY STORIES BOX SET
(CREATESPACE 2017)
Paperback first edition.
Also available as e-book
SUMMARY: Contains books 1 to 6 in the series.

Collectors Info:
At time of writing (2017) all the books are in print (paperback only) and all available as e-books also.  Available in the UK and USA.

Other Horse & Pony Books:

THE PONY OF TANGLEWOOD FARM
(2015)
Only available as e-book at the present time.
SUMMARY: Younger reader's short pony novel. Alice falls in love with Midnight Star when he arrives at the rescue centre where she helps out. She restores the skinny black pony back to health but her happiness is threatened when her new friend Susannah wants the pony for herself.

JUNO'S FOAL
(2015)
Only available as e-book at the present time.
SUMMARY: Short pony novel for younger readers, Leah is dismayed when she has to spend the summer on her godmother's farm. But there she forms a bond with the pony Juno and her newborn foal. When the foal disappears it is up to Leah to find himů

THE MIDNIGHT PONY AND OTHER STORIES
(CREATESPACE 2016)
Paperback first edition.
Also available as e-book
SUMMARY: Contains
The Pony of Tanglewood Farm, Juno's Foal plus another short novel for younger readers called The Midnight Pony in which a girl wakes up in a magical painting with a beautiful pony by her side.

THE THIRTEENTH HORSE
(CREATESPACE 2017)
Paperback first edition.
Also available as e-book
SUMMARY: New girl in town Kirsty finds it hard to fit in at the riding school when she starts working there. But things look up when she befriends a mysterious black horse and is asked to join a riding team. However her new found happiness is threatened by a series of disasters...

Collectors Info:
Available in the UK and USA. The Pony of Tanglewood Farm and Juno's Foal are at the time of writing (2017) only available as e-books.