by Dick Francis
Dick Francis takes you into the thrilling world of horse racing with this story of a reluctant detective and a scandal turned deadly.
Australian horse breeder Daniel Roke had resisted the exorbitant sum of money offered by a suave Englishman to investigate a scandal involving drugged racehorses.
But after another investigator dies mysteriously, Roke agrees to fill his shoes, and learns that men who would give drugs to horses are capable of doing much worse to human beings…
Praise for Dick Francis
‘Few things are more convincing than Dick Francis at a full gallop’ Chicago Tribune
‘[The] master of crime fiction and equine thrills’ Newsday
‘[Francis] has the uncanny ability to turn out simply plotted yet charmingly addictive mysteries’ Wall Street Journal
‘Francis is a genius’ Los Angeles Times