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Dick Francis
 
ISBN:   0399154000   List Price:    INR 1,834.66
ISBN-13:   9780399154003       (USD 25.95)
Publisher:   Putnam Publishing Group   Pages:    320
Binding:   Hardcover   Weight:    1.4 Pounds
Dimension:   9.3 x 6.3 x 1.4 Inches   Language:    English
Pub. Year:   2006      
Category:   Fiction / Thrillers
 
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"Sadly, death at the races is not uncommon. However, three in a single afternoon was sufficiently unusual to raise more than one eyebrow."

It's the third death on Cheltenham Gold Cup Day that really troubles super-sleuth Sid Halley. Last seen in 1995's Come to Grief, former champion jockey Halley knows the perils of racing all too well-but in his day, jockeys didn't usually reach the finishing line with three .38 rounds in the chest. But this is precisely how he finds jockey Huw

Just moments before the gruesome discovery, Halley had been called upon by Lord Enstone to make discreet inquiries into why his horses appeared to be on a permanent losing streak. Are races being fixed? Are bookies taking a cut? And if so, are trainers and jockeys playing a dangerous game with stakes far higher than they are realistic?

Halley's quest for answers draws him even deeper into the darker side of the race game, in a life-or-death power play that will push him to his very limits-both professionally and personally.  more >>



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