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  Darby Karchut                    Author    

I'm Darby Karchut. I write stories filled with fantastical adventures, the love of wilderness, and the power of family. If you want to know more about me, visit my FAQ page.


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Companion book to ON A GOOD HORSE



Thirteen-year-old Reece Harding has both hands full dealing with one headstrong mare who’s all go and no whoa. When a devastating wildfire threatens their corner of Colorado, it’s going to take all of Reece’s horse skills and some Appaloosa luck to save the day and prove to herself—and her family—she can handle Kip, the horse who carries the stars on her rump and a fire in her heart.


Middle Grade contemporary

August 6, 2024 from Owl Hollow Press


“A page-turning story of courage, friendship, and the power of loving an animal, The Horse Who Carries the Stars tucked my heart into her saddle bags and rode it safely to the very last page.”

     --Megan E. Freeman, ALONE


“An amazing story full of heart and horse… Don’t even try to stop turning the pages!”

     --Nancy Bo FloodSOLDIER SISTER, FLY HOME.



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