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The Silver Horse (The Chain of Charms #2)

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Book 2 in the Chain of Charms series, a brilliant new adventure series set amongst the gypsies of Cromwell's England.

From the bestselling author of the Witches of Eileanan series.

Once there was a gypsy queen who wore on her wrist a chain of six lucky charms - a golden crown, a silver horse, a butterfly caught in amber, a cat's eye shell, a bolt of lightning forged from the
Hardcover, 210 pages
Published November 1st 2007 by Pan Macmillan Australia (first published 2006)
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Jun 14, 2013 Maureen rated it liked it
A fun and quick paced novel that reminds me of the old school adventure stories for children that I read in my youth. I particularly enjoyed the horse race towards the end of the novel.
Karen Field
Feb 18, 2012 Karen Field rated it liked it
This is the second book in the series.

Emilia and Luka are on the run from a thief-taker, Coldham. They must retrieve six charms from their gypsy kin as Emilia (and her grandmother, who told her about the Chain of Charms) believe in their magical powers, which will surely save their imprisoned family from the gallows. Luka, on the other hand, isn't convinced so he's trying to come up with an alternate method of saving the family. They are only thirteen and the burden is huge.

They have the gypsy c
Feb 20, 2015 Amelia rated it really liked it
A beautiful series, my favourite when I was younger, I would recommend to all younger readers or anyone for that matter
Jul 16, 2015 Jess rated it liked it
Really liked the entire series
Niamh Griffin
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Nov 18, 2008 Muphyn rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The second book in the series - Emilia and Luka are still on the run, trying to find the second charm in order to free their family (well, that's what Emilia is doing - finding the charms - Luka doesn't quite believe in them). It's only been a week since I listened to the audiobook but I can't quite remember what happened. The books kind of blur into one, should have written my reviews straight after I finished listening to the respective book. oh well. it was fun, that I can remember! :)
Bronwyn Rykiert
I really enjoyed this book too, the second in this series about Gypsys and their quest to find the charms of their family and put them together again. Luka and Amelia along with their dog, monkey and bear meet up with the Hearn family in this book as they journey along to find help for their family who have been thrown in jail.
Kara Bianca
Dec 19, 2015 Kara Bianca rated it really liked it
Oh man these are just so fun! Some of the best middle grade I've ever read. I never feel like I'm being talked down to, and although these are quick, they manage to hit in all the right emotional places. I'm so excited to finish this series next year!
Aug 03, 2015 Courtney rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Lachlan
This book was pretty good but it ended really quickly. I had been waiting to read it for ages because I could never find it.

I think Tom Whitehorse was caught up in the Royalist plot and that was why he was there.
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Jul 05, 2013 Mia Scarlet Star rated it it was amazing
I simply loved it how Emilia loved a horse named Ailda and how she had to race and simply everything was just amazing!
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Oct 18, 2012 Amanda O'Shea rated it it was amazing
I love this series. They are interesting and well written. I can't wait to get the next one!
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Kate Forsyth wrote her first novel at the age of seven, and is now the award-winning & internationally bestselling author of more than 35 books for both adults and children.

Her books for adults include 'The Beast's Garden', a retelling of the Grimm version of 'Beauty & the Beast', set in the German underground resistance to Hitler in WWII; 'The Wild Girl', the love story of Wilhelm Grimm
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Other Books in the Series

The Chain of Charms (6 books)
  • The Gypsy Crown
  • The Herb of Grace (Chain of Charms #3)
  • The Cat's Eye Shell (Chain of Charms #4)
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