"Escogido XXV: The Chosen"

I'm offering "Pre Sales" of the book. The creative team is currently averaging 5,000 words per month.This puts this story on schedule to be completed late this summer. I need to keep my writers paid. Raising $7,000 will keep them paid and keep them writing. We are making really good progress. With a $35 donation I will personally send you the book autographed by myself, Mike Kowalski, Chayce Kowalski, and Mike Osinski when the book is finished. This means the first 200 books in this "Pre Sale" will be the only autographed copies signed by all four of us. Timing is of the essence to keep this project flowing, and that is the reason for raising these funds. Here is the synopsis of the story:

"The horse makes me better."

Sallie Stewart suffered a traumatic brain injury when her Andalusian stallion, Escogido XXV, lost his footing and fell over while she was riding him. Sallie hit the ground first, and then Esco landed on Sallie's head, causing facial fractures and a brain injury that dramatically changed her life.

A successful real estate broker and experienced rider at the time of the accident, Sallie had been leading a happy life with her husband, children, and four horses. After Esco fell on her, she lost her memory, her balance, and her ability to perform the most basic tasks. She couldn't hold a job or shake the overwhelming fear that replaced the confidence she once felt.

While her husband and 12-year-old son taught her to walk, talk, dress, and feed herself, Sallie's greatest healing was still to come. With her personal life in disarray and the family's finances in tatters, Sallie was contemplating suicide when she received a life-changing phone call from her dressage coach, Mike Osinski.
Osinski calmed the traumatized horse and challenged Sallie to conquer her fears. As she progressed in her lessons, Sallie recovered her memories and developed a new sense of self. She discovered that her deepest healing took place on the back of the very horse that had fallen on her.

"Escogido XXV: The Chosen" tells the story of a courageous woman, a compassionate trainer, an extraordinary horse, and their determination to heal their accidental wounds. 
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Sallie Stewart 
Yelm, WA
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