Dick Francis, the bestselling master of mystery and suspense, takes you into the thrilling world of horse racing.
In the middle of the night, two masked men break into Neil Griffon’s home and abduct him. He quickly discovers that unless he agrees to their unreasonable demands, they will destroy his father’s precious horse and racing stable, and ultimately Neil himself.
Returned to his father’s stables, he must find a way to bring down these criminals, because having to choose between his integrity and his life is no choice at all...
Praise for Dick Francis
‘Dick Francis is a wonder’ Cleveland Plain Dealer
‘Few things are more convincing than Dick Francis at a full gallop’ Chicago Tribune
‘Francis captures our attention and holds us spellbound… all the breathless pace we have come to expect of this superb writer.’ NYT Book Review
‘Few match Francis for dangerous flights of fancy and pure inventive menace’ Boston Herald
‘[The] master of crime fiction and equine thrills’ Newsday
‘Each Francis novel seems to be his best.’ Sunday Oklahoman
‘Few writers have maintained such a high standard of excellence for as long as Dick Francis’ San Diego Union-Tribune
‘[Francis] has the uncanny ability to turn out simply plotted yet charmingly addictive mysteries’ Wall Street Journal
‘Francis is a genius’ Los Angeles Times
‘For more than thirty years, Dick Francis has been mystery’s Gibraltar, a sturdy rock in stormy straits. Nobody executes the whodunit formula better’ Chicago Sun-Times
‘A rare and magical talent… who never writes the same story twice’ San Diego Union-Tribune