Dick Francis, the bestselling master of mystery and suspense, takes you into the thrilling world of horse racing.
Charles Todd, a renowned painter of horses, is shocked when he turns up at his cousin Donald’s house for a weekend visit to find his cousin’s young wife dead on the floor and Donald the police’s prime suspect.
Determined to prove Donald’s innocence, Todd trails a series of clues from England to Australia to New Zealand, only to realise someone is trailing him. Someone with every intention of taking him out of the picture for good...
Praise for Dick Francis
‘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