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The Head & Not The Heart (Alex & Alexander: Book 2)

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A classic horse racing novella, examining love, loss, and life's toughest choices.

Originally published in 2011, The Head and Not The Heart spurred the creating of the bestselling, award-nominated Alex & Alexander series. Now, read this bonus novella for more background on the action between Runaway Alex and Other People's Horses.

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About the Book

Alex's life looks pretty wonderful to the casual observer. She's in a committed relationship with a master racehorse trainer. Surrounded by hundreds of horses in the green hills of Ocala, Florida, it's a dream life for any equestrian.

But suddenly she's tired of hitting the ground when a flighty racehorse decides to spook, tired of fending off biting and kicking foals, tired of 2 AM calls for veterinary emergencies. And Alex is starting to wonder if she's made the right choices in life.

When their racing stable suffers a loss, she and Alexander slowly begin to fall apart. A chance find of a long-lost horse sends Alex alone to New York City, and she wonders if this is the sign she's been waiting for. Is it time to leave it all behind and start fresh?

Running from the lush pastures of Florida horse country to the icy streets of Brooklyn, Alex experiments with being a different sort of person, as if horses had never mattered to her, and finds herself lost in the company of strangers.

Dealing with love, loss, and obsession -- all the components of a life with horses -- "The Head and Not The Heart" brings the world of racehorses and the people who love them to life.

Download includes: mobi for Kindle, ePub for other e-readers and apps such as Apple Books
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  • MOBI (1MB)
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