Helena Dahlgren is the winner of 2021 Kids’ Book Choice Awards, Age 12-18: Best Fantasy World Builder category.
Step into the universe of the massively popular adventure game Star Stable, and follow four friends who discover their magic powers and learn that every girl can be a hero in this fantasy trilogy.
Soul Riders tells the heroic tale of four young girls who have been chosen by destiny to save the world from the ancient demon: Garnok and his band of dangerous Dark Riders. Lisa is a teenage girl who is still coming to terms with the tragic loss of her mother in a riding accident and has sworn never to go near a horse again until she met Starshine, a mysterious blue-maned steed who comes to her in dreams. New on the island of Jorvik, Lisa befriends Alex, Linda, and Anne. Under the guidance of mystical druids, they discover they each have a special bond to their horses that gives them magical powers. While trying to balance school, family, and friendships they have to figure out what it means to be a Soul Rider. They are attacked by the Dark Riders and the mysterious Mr. Sands discover that their horses are in danger. Instead of relying on their combined strength, they decide to split up on their quest to find answers and learn to fight back against their enemies. However, will it be too late before they realize their mistake?
Jorvik Calling is the first installment in the epic, fantasy trilogy, Soul Riders, about magic, friendship, and horses bound to thrill all young equestrian fans.
About the Author
Helena Dahlgren began writing stories at the age of five and never stopped. She has a BA in English and Literature from Stockholm University, co-ran Sweden's most popular book blog for three years and now works full time as a writer and literary translator. She has written both fiction and non-fiction, mainly fantasy and horror, for young and adult readers alike. A mother of twin daughters and proud cat owner, Helena divides her time between Stockholm and a tiny village in northern Sweden. Her obsessions include books, horses, coffee, scary movies, and old TV shows from the 90's.
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