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Diablo - Freed from Fear

Stabenfeldt, 2007

“Since her horseback riding accident, Cathy has been seized with a paralyzing fear of horses. She can’t even bear
to look at a photo of her beautiful Rashid! What can Ricki, Kevin and Lillian do to help their friend – and how can
they let her know that Cheryl is just a replacement rider for Cathy’s lonely dun horse… and not a replacement friend?”

Diablo - The Bequest

Stabenfeldt, 2006 (Das Vermächtnis, trans Barclay House Publishing).  150 pp.

The Western Riding Club could have been so much fun if only Ricki’s boyfriend hadn’t been jealous.

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A New Home for Diablo

Stabenfeldt, 2004, (Neue Heimat für Diabolo, trans Barclay House Publishing). 150 pp.

“Thirteen-year-old Ricki is happy.  Her parents have just decided to move to the countryside.  But before relocation
can take place, disaster strikes.  The only eyewitness is Chico and naturally, he can't tell what happened, so Ricki
 and her friends start a desperate search.  Will they ever see their beloves horses again?”

Worried About Diablo

Stabenfeldt, 2004, (Sorge um Diabolo, trans Barclay House Publishing). 151 pp.

“Someone is out to hurt Ricki... And what better way to do this than through her beloved Diablo?  Ricky is out
riding with her friends, when a horrible sound, like a shrill siren, fills the air.....”

The Diablo Series

Diablo - My Dream Horse (2002)

Worried About Diablo (2004)

A New Home for Diablo (2004)

Diablo to the Rescue (2004)

Diablo - Hero of the Night (2005)

Diablo - A Day Like Any Other (2005)

Diablo’s Double (2005)

Last Chance for Golden Star (2005)

Diablo - the Bequest (2006)

Diablo - The Secret of Echo Lake (2006)

Diablo - Race Against Time (2006)

Diablo - The Test of Courage (2007)

Diablo - Freed from Fear (2007)

Diablo - The New Girl (2008)
Diablo - Days of Darkness (2008)

Diablo - Trouble at Mercy Ranch (2009)

Diablo - In the Valley of Tears (2009)

Goodbye Diablo (2010)

Diablo to the Rescue

Stabenfeldt, 2005 (Held der Nacht, trans Barclay House Publishing).  152 pp.

“Ricki is in deep trouble, but she knows that her favorite horse will come to her aid... if he can reach her in time!”

Diablo my Dream  Horse

Stabenfeldt, 2002, (Diabolo, Pferd meiner Träume, trans Barclay House Publishing). 151 pp.

Diablo is being seriously mistreated by his owner, and that is the only thing Ricki can think of.  
Ricki’s mother bans her from the stables, and Ricki is devastated.

Diablo - A Day Like Any Other

Stabenfeldt, 2005

“Ricki can hardly believe it. She’s finally fourteen! But then everything turns out completely different from what she
had imagined it would be. It’s bad enough that she doesn’t get any presents, and that no one seems particularly
interested in her birthday. And as if that weren’t enough, her friend Cathy becomes seriously ill when they are out
 riding, and Ricki herself winds up in the emergency room. Even the surprise party her friends had planned for her
ends up being a big bust. Ricki is convinced that this day is the worst day of her life, and she wishes that she’d
never turned fourteen.”

Diablo - Hero of the Night

Stabenfeldt, 2005 (Held der Nacht, trans Barclay House Publishing).  152 pp.


During a violent thunderstorm Kevin’s horse bolts , and seconds later horse and rider have both disappeared.
Ricki starts an intense search for her friend.

Last Chance for Golden Star

Stabenfeldt, 2005 (Held der Nacht, trans Barclay House Publishing).  152 pp.

“Ricki and her friends think a long weekend at a fabulous horse estate is going to be the trip of
their lives.  They’re right, of course.  Just not at all in a way any of them expects.”

Diablo’s Double

Stabenfeldt, 2005 (Dem Doppelgänger auf der Spur, trans Barclay House Publishing).  152 pp.

Ricki and her best friends are back at the fabulous Highland Farms Estate - but they have a shock when
they meet their most prized stallion, Garibaldi, as he looks exactly like Diablo!

Diablo - Race Against Time

Stabenfeldt, 2006

Will the Grand Opening of the  Riding Academy be a celebration… or funeral? Ricki and her friends decide to help
their friend Maggie, by showing Maggie’s Dad that her horse isn’t dangerous. But when the gentle Giaccomo
 throws his rider in a freak accident, guess who freaks out? While Maggie lies in a hospital bed, her father hires
a vet to put her horse down. Now it’s up to Ricki and her friends – and they’ll race all over town to save him if they
have to!

Diablo - The Secret pf Echo Lake

Stabenfeldt, 2006 (Das Geheimnis vom Espensee, trans Barclay House Publishing).  151 pp.

There is something bobbing in the middle of Echo Lake, and it may hold the key to the mysterious events
that have been going on in the area.

Diablo - The Test of Courage

Stabenfeldt, 2007

“It’s winter vacation and Carlotta’s Mercy Ranch for horses has opened! Young guests are arriving and Ricki and
her friends have been invited to spend one week there with their horses, helping out. But soon, there’s trouble:
twelve-year-old Caitlin, angry over the death of her mother, alienates the other guests and then runs away just as
a snowstorm hits. Lina, one of the helpers at the ranch, is crazy about Diablo and dreams of riding him – with or
without Ricki’s permission. And that leads to a dangerous incident…”

Diablo - Days of Darkness

Stabenfeldt 2008


“A riding accident on her beloved Diablo causes Ricki to suddenly go blind.  There are so many unanswered
questions ... how did her blindness occur?  Will she ever be able to see again?  How will Kevin, her boyfriend, react?  
Will her mother let her ride Diablo ever again?”

Diablo - The New Girl

Stabenfeldt, 2008

“Beth's dad sells her horse, Rondo, and then moves their family to a new town.  Things can't seem to get any
worse.  But when Beth meets Ricki and her friends, things seem to brighten.  That is, until they learn that a land
developer is putting pressure on their local stables to sell their land and horses.  Little do they all know that the
 developer is... Beth's dad!”

Diablo - In the Valley of Tears

Original title:  Diabolo - Im Tal der Tränen

Stabenfeldt , New York, 2009, 152 pp.  Cover photo Bob Langrish.

Times are tough at the ranch, and Carlotta has to sell a few horses, starting with a Shire mare, Sheila.  This will break
Cheryl’s heart, and sets off a chain reaction of events that rocks the stables.  


Diablo - Trouble at Mercy Ranch

Original title:  Diabolo - Trouble of der Mercy-Ranch

Stabenfeldt, New York, 2008, 151 pp.  Cover photo Bob Langrish

“Ricki’s friend Beth has a crush on their new classmate Logan, who just moved to town from New York City. When
stories start flying that Logan has a reputation as a troublemaker, Ricki takes an instant dislike to him. Not even the
fact that he owns his own horse can convince her that he’s a good person at heart who’s trying to put his past behind
him. One day as she’s out for a ride on Diablo, Ricki even sees Logan hit his horse! Then bad things start
happening at Mercy Ranch, and Ricki’s friend Cathy gets blamed!”

Goodbye Diablo

Original title:  

Stabenfeldt , New York, 2010,

Diablo’s former owner has been released from prison, and wants revenge on those who put him there.