Review: Racing Savannah by Miranda Kenneally


Racing Savannah

May Contain Spoilers


This is the second novel of Miranda Kenneally’s that I’ve read.  Catching Jordan didn’t really work for me because I couldn’t relate to Jordan.  Racing Savannah, on the other hand, worked on almost every level.  I loved Savannah, though, like Jack, I was little disappointed with her life choices- at first.  As Savannah is allowed to chase after her dreams, they begin to evolve and grow, and she quickly realizes that, despite her humble background, there isn’t a race that she can’t win.  By the end of the book, I was grinning like the Cheshire Cat.  This is a satisfying fairy tale, and it all revolves around one of the things I love best; horses.

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Interview with Sarah Barrie, Author of Getting Wild

[Manga Maniac Cafe] Good morning, Sarah! Welcome to the Manga Maniac Café!  Can you please tell us about yourself?

[Sarah Barrie] I am a mum, a writer, an editor, a web designer and a farm owner.. and a few other bits and pieces. I have this little fantasy thing going on where I seem to believe I never have enough work to do, so I take on more, when in reality I spend most of my days flat out trying to fit 48 hrs into a day. When I find myself grumbling about it, I drop everything and write stories, (which is when I get my novels done!) usually over a glass or two of wine at the end of the evening. But I love all of it. So what can you do?

[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you tell us a little about Getting Wild?

[Sarah Barrie] Getting Wild is a romantic comedy. It’s a light, easy read about a beautiful, driven perfectionist, Ella Jameson, who comes up against her nemesis in Ryan Edwards – a seasoned adventurer with an adrenaline-junkie, alpha personality. When they end up co-hosting a travel show and touring the wilds of central and northern Australia, Ella is thrown into Ryan’s world and sparks fly all over the place. It’s lots of fun.

[Manga Maniac Cafe] How did you come up with the concept and the characters for the story?

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