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  • Published: 24 September 2014
  • ISBN: 9781405916912
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $19.99
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Tim Ekaterin has a lot of money. Unfortunately, it is other people's, and it's his job to invest it wisely, or get fired. And right now he's taken a big risk: using £5 million of the bank's money to fund a champion racing stallion stud.

Tim Ekaterin has a lot of money. Unfortunately, it is other people's, and it's his job to invest it wisely, or get fired. And right now he's taken a big risk: using £5 million of the bank's money to fund a champion racing stallion stud.

When the resulting foals have birth defects, Tim is worried and decided tha there may be something else going on at the stables. His suspicions are confirmed when one of those helping with the horses is murdered.

Now it's not just about money, but about life and death. Determined to get to the bottom of why anyone would do this, Tim puts himself in danger's path to discover the truth . . .
A classic mystery from Dick Francis, the champion of English storytellers.
'Francis is off at a gallop again!'  Daily Mail

  • Pub date: 24 September 2014
  • ISBN: 9781405916912
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $19.99

About the Author

Dick Francis

Dick Francis has written forty-one novels, a volume of short stories (Field of 13), his autobiography (The Sport of Queens) and the biography of Lester Piggott. He is justly acclaimed as one of the greatest thriller writers in the world.

He has received many awards, amongst them the prestigious Crime Writers Association's Cartier Diamond Dagger for his outstanding contribution to the genre, and the Mystery Writers of America have given him three Edgar Allen Poe awards for the best novel of the year, and in 1996 made him a Grand Master for a lifetime's achievement. He was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in 2000.

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