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Kidnapping is Andrew Douglas's business: they take them, he finds them. But it isn't so simple when Alessia Cenci, golden-girl jockey, disappears, followed by the young child of a derby winner and the senior steward of the Jockey Club. From Italy to England to Washington, D.C., Andrew's caseload is suddenly, violently overflowing. And he must fight triply hard to keep his own name off the growing list of victims. . . .
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Dick Francis is the author of many bestselling mysteries, most recently 10 Lb. Penalty, that are set against a racing background. He divides his time between England and Florida.From AudioFile:
Dick Francis's taut thriller about kidnapping focuses on a company specializing in hostage negotiations and security. Moving from a botched rescue attempt in Italy, where a leading female jockey has been held for ransom, to hostage situations in England and the United States, Francis's tale maintains the reader's interest. In an impeccable British accent, Tony Britton floats effortlessly from character to character. This engrossing mystery is sure to please. B.J.L. (c) AudioFile 2000, Portland, Maine-- Copyright © AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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Book Description Michael Joseph, 1983. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0718123409
Book Description Michael Joseph, 1983. Hardcover. Condition: New. 1st ed.. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0718123409n