Pegasus: A Novel by Marilyn Holdsworth

Pegasus: A Novel
Marilyn Holdsworth
AuthorHouse (2011)
ISBN 9781456701833
Reviewed by Marissa Libbit for Reader Views (5/11)


“Pegasus” by Marilyn Holdsworth is the fictional journey of the main character Hannah Bradley as she uncovers a mystery surrounding her rescued horse Pegasus.  As a writer, Hannah covers stories about animal abuse which leads to her desire to rescue wild horses.  Upon the adoption of Pegasus, she discovers his true identity and connections to a black market ring involving the slaughter of wild mustangs.  Helping Hannah with her quest to save the horses is her love Win Caufield.

I really enjoyed “Pegasus.”  The characters are very likable and well drawn out.  Even the nefarious characters are entertaining because they are just so easy to dislike.  Hannah is a true heroine who knows what she wants and how to get it even with potential harm in the way.  Win is a tad too perfect in a Prince Charming sort of way, but who doesn’t like a good fairy tale?  Pegasus is also an enjoyable character, and his recovery scenes were endearing.  The action moved the story along well, and the storyline kept my interest.  When a story stays with me after I have put a book down and I look forward to picking it back up, I know it’s good.  My only critique is that the ending was a bit too “pretty” in that everything tied up a little too easily in my opinion, and I had hoped for a bit more drama.  Overall, though, it was a nice, easy read.  I recommend “Pegasus” to anyone who wants a good story to take them away for a few hours, whether a lover of horses or not.  You will enjoy the ride, much like an easy canter through the field on a nice, spring day.


About Reader Views

Reader Views is an Austin, Texas, based company. We started late December 2005 as a book review service. Shortly after the company's birth we expanded into offering a variety of services for authors such as book publicity services, editing, author interviews, literary book awards, as well as coaching to write book proposals.
This entry was posted in Novel and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s