The Legend of the Great Horse trilogy

The Legend of the Great Horse trilogy is an award-winning time-travel adventure ... on horseback!

History comes alive as a modern-day teenager travels back in time and survives through knowledge of modern horsemanship.

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Eric Hoffer Award for Young Adult Fiction

Eclipsed by Shadow won the Eric Hoffer Award in 2009 for best Young Adult (YA) Fiction.

Mom’s Choice Award for Young Adult Fantasy

The Mom’s Choice Awards named Eclipsed by Shadow a 2010 Gold recipient for best "family-friendly" Young Adult Fantasy.

Reader Views Literary Awards for Historical Fiction

History at a Gallop: Eclipsed by Shadow won second place in the 2009 Reader Views Literary Award for Historical Fiction. This was the first national award for the trilogy!

Best New Writing 2010 - Anthology

As a winner of the Eric Hoffer Award, excerpts from Eclipsed by Shadow were featured in the Best New Writing anthology.

This extensive anthology will immediately become a treasured possession.’— Walter Cronkite (2007)

Global Ebook Award Nomination

Eclipsed by Shadow was nominated for the inaugral 2011 Global Ebook Awards for best ebook presentation and content in the Fiction category.

Written Arts Award for Science Fiction / Fantasy

The Golden Spark by John Royce won the Science Fiction/Fantasy category in the 2012 Written Arts Award.

Independent Publisher Highlighted Title

The Golden Spark was named a Summer 2011 Highlighted Title by Independent Publisher.

Reader Views Literary Awards for best Classic

Into the Dark by John Royce won the Classic category in the 2016 Reader Views Literary Awards



» The Golden Spark was a Perfect Pitch Pick on Underground Book Reviews (Nov 2015)

» Into the Dark featured by MBR Bookwatch in 2014.

» Eclipsed by Shadow included as NEIBA's July 4th Display Title for Boston-area booksellers in 2009.

» Eclipsed by Shadow was named a GRREAT Read (Gifted & Reluctant Readers Explore Amazing Titles).

“...belongs in most libraries’ adult and YA collections.”
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