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Jan 05, 2010
| ISBN 9780425233184
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Jan 05, 2010
| ISBN 9781101195499
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Jan 05, 2010 | ISBN 9780425233184
Jan 05, 2010 | ISBN 9781101195499
New York Times bestselling grand master of crime fiction Jockey Freddie Croft discovers a high-stakes conspiracy that exposes the seedy underside of horse-racing-and faces deadlier odds of survival than in any steeplechase run.
"Delightful…A tense, fast-paced new mystery…boasting a resolute, resourceful, and modest hero and lots of racetrack characters and color."SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLETransporting racehorses to the course is big business for ex-jockey Freddie Croft. But when a driver breaks a cardinal rule and picks up a hitchhiker, the results are fatal…for the hitchhiker. Freddie knows that a corpse is bad for business, especially when its trail leads to corpse number two — and to strange nighttime stalkers and unseen conspirators who are weaving a web of deceit and danger that Freddie might never escape….
Dick Francis was born in South Wales in 1920. He was a young rider of distinction winning awards and trophies at horse shows throughout the United Kingdom. At the outbreak of World War II he joined the Royal Air Force… More about Dick Francis
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