Louise Cooper

Born in Herts, UK, in 1952, and now lives in Cornwall. Spent her schooldays writing stories instead of concentrating on lessons, and was particularly interested in fantasy tales. She published her first fantasy novel at just age 20 and has now written more than 60 books for both adults and children. Her pony-related titles include a four book fantasy series set in Cornwall.

Other interests include gardening, cookery and the RNLI (lifeboat charity).

Louise has her own website

Seahorses Series
Fantasy pony series set on the mysterious Cornish coast. Tamzin becomes part of a battle between two spirits - the evil Grey Horse and the kindly Blue Horse.

1) SEA HORSES
(PUFFIN PB 2003)
SUMMARY: When her parents are away Tamzin is sent to live with her Nan in Cornwall. She soon makes a friend and discovers ponies. But peace is short-lived when she accidentally breaks a magic talisman and sets free a malignant horse spirit which had been imprisoned within it.

2) THE TALISMAN
(PUFFIN PB 2004)
SUMMARY: Tamzin makes friends with Marga and her pony Lossie, but soon realizes there is something mysterious about the pair….

3) GATHERING STORM
(PUFFIN PB 2004)
SUMMARY: The Grey Horse's power is becoming stronger. Can a newcomer to the village help?

4) THE LAST SECRET
(PUFFIN PB 2005)
SUMMARY: The final battle between the Grey and the Blue Horses takes place.

Collectors Info:
All paperbacks. As far as I know these are all still in print and are easy to find new and second hand in the UK. Harder to find elsewhere.