Maryland Equestrian Novels

  • FALSE GODS: The Show Jumper’s Challenge
  • Horse Gods: The Dressage Rider’s Betrayal
  • Dream Horse: A Story of Supernatural Hope
  • JUST GODS: The Eventer’s Revenge

Murphy’s Law Farm Mysteries

  • Not Your Lucky Day: A Not-Quite-Cozy Mystery (A Murphy’s Law Farm Mystery series, Book 1)

Stand Alone Books

  • The Banshee Legacy: An Irish Legends Mystery
L. R. Trovillion
L. R. Trovillion

Welcome! I’m glad you stopped by and I hope you will take a moment to look around and discover what’s new. The Maryland Equestrian Novel series promises readers an equine adventure with a touch of magic in every story. The Horses Hope Healing blog is full of inspirational messages, self-help tips, and fun things I’ve discovered through my relationship with horses. Most of all I love hearing from readers! Connect with me on social media, blog comments, or via email on the contact page and let me know what you’re thinking.


  • Book Club at the Barn: Lessons in Chemistry

    Book Club at the Barn: Lessons in Chemistry

    Interspecies Communication Last week my horse, Lucida, colicked. If you aren’t familiar with horses, this is a generic term for a stomachache that can result in a number of outcomes ranging from medical intervention at the barn to having to undergo surgery for an obstruction or twisted bowel. And death. When my mare’s back legs…

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  • How Does Thoroughbred Racing Have to Change?

    How Does Thoroughbred Racing Have to Change?

    Racehorse Deaths May Lead to the Death of Racing Thoroughbred racing is a beloved tradition and an exciting sport, but recent events have put its future in question. With a spate of horse deaths, track closures, and drugging controversies, the industry is in trouble. It must take steps to address these issues to improve its…

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  • Quick Write, the AI Writing Tool Taking on ChatGPT: A Review

    Quick Write, the AI Writing Tool Taking on ChatGPT: A Review

    Artificial Intelligence (AI) Writing Tools Can’t Replace Human Input– But They Never Intended To It took a while, but I am probably the last to succumb to the siren call of AI in the form of Open AI’s ChatGPT. I needed to see for myself what all the buzz was about. It is indeed a…

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. . .plenty of suspense. I rooted for Cory Iverson on every page of this beautifully written novel. Trovillion’s prose is vivid, her equine setting authentic.”

Sasscer Hill, Author of Flamingo Road (Fia McKee Mysteries)

Amazing book. This was a page turner with well-developed characters. Touching on self-esteem, bulimia, bullying, real friends, and finding your inner voice. I look forward to reading more by this author.

– Amazon Review

(Horse Gods) got increasingly more intense to a point where I was literally holding my breath while flying through the pages late into the night. No matter your equestrian experience, this book is a brilliant read for all ages.”

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