When he wakes up in hospital with his stomach shot full of holes, private detective and former steeplechase jockey, Sid Halley has his first case for a longtime. Taken to convalesce at his father-in-law's house, Sid encounters overbearing entrepreneur, Howard Kraye, a man determined to take over Seabury Racecourse - at any price. As Sid delves deeper into Kraye's shady past of violence, fraud and brutality, he finds that a bullet in the gut may turn out to the least of his problems.
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"One of the greatest living suspense wirters."
After a fall from a racehorse that permanently crippled a hand, Sid Halley joined a detective agency. But it wasn't until some two-bit hoodlum drilled a slug into his side that he was sent out on a case of his own. That was where he met Zanna Martin, a woman who just might make life worth living again. But it was even-money that he'd be killed before she had the chance....
DICK FRANCIS has written 37 international best-sellers and is widely acclaimed as one of the world's finest thriller writers. His awards include the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger for best novel. In 1996, the Mystery Writers of American madehim Grand Master for a lifetime's achievement. MARTIN JARVIS has appeared in many plays and films, including JAMES CAMERON's TITANIC. In 1995 he received the British Talkies Award for Performer of the Year.
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