Bert Checkov was a Fleet Street racing correspondent with an unnerving talent for tipping non-starters for big races. But the advice he gave James Tyrone, a few minutes before he fell to his death, was of a completely different nature...Not one for the quiet life, Tyrone has a bloodhound's nose for trouble and pretty soon he's caught up in an increasingly dangerous game. One that threatens him, his crippled wife and the credibility of the racing world. Blowing the roof off is the number one policy of The Sunday Blaze ...and Tyrone hyas stumbled upon explosive material. 'A superb chiller and killer' New York Times Book Review
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"Forfeit" is a novel featuring James Tyrone, a trouble-shooting racing correspondent of the "Sunday Blaze" who finds a minor racing fraud turning into ruthless international crime.From the Inside Flap:
"The best thriller writer going."
James Tyron, a racing reporter for a London scandal sheet, knew that fellow writer Bert Chekov was a drunk, but he always thought he was an honest one. But when Bert suddenly died in an "accidental" fall from a window, Tyrone suspeced the clues to his death might be found in some suspicious columns he'd written touting can't lose horses--who myseriously failed to show up on race day. With his own professional and private lives in a chaotic jumble, Tyrone knew he'd have find a way to prove that Chekov was murdered. Be he didn't know the terrifying risk he was unwittingly about to take....
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1969. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: When reporter Bert Checkov falls to his death, his colleague James Tyrone thinks he can prove it was murder. But there's not such thing as a sure thing. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0060113286
Book Description HarperCollins, 1969. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060113286