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Blood Red Horse
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Puffin Books edition, 2004
Author K M Grant
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Series De Granville Trilogy
Genre Historical fiction
Publisher Puffin Books
Publication date
Media type Print
Pages 277 pp
ISBN 0802789609
OCLC 58386374
Followed by Green Jasper 

Blood Red Horse is a 2004 young adult historical novel by author K M Grant. The book was published in 2004 by Puffin Books and in the US in 2005 by Walker Children's. Blood Red Horse is the first novel in the De Granville Trilogy and was followed by the books Green Jasper and Blaze of Silver.

In 2006 the audiobook version of Blood Red Horse won an AudioFile Earphones Award and in 2007 was one of YALSA's recommended audiobooks for 2007.

Plot summary

Blood Red Horse follows Will and Ellie, two young teens growing up during the time of the Crusades. Ellie has feelings for Will, yet has been promised in marriage to Will's brother Gavin. When King Richard announces that he will launch a Crusade, both Will and Gavin are sent off to fight. Will chooses the scrawny Hosanna to ride into battle, drawn in by the horse's allure. Along with his horse, Gavin doesn't want Will to find a way to survive the battle and return home.

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