A young British diplomat's return to England revives long-buried childhood memories that could be the key to saving innocent people from destruction. By the author of Longshot. (Mystery).
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When globe-hopping British First Secretary Peter Darwin returns to his childhood home fo a visit, he is sorry. Waiting for him were long-hidden memories, a string of racehorse deaths and homicide. As Darwin begins to realize that the key to all of it involves his own past, he wishes he'd never come back, because he just might never leave again --- alive....
"One of Francis' most winning novels."
SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
Selected by the Book-of-the-Month Club
Dick Francis was one of the most successful post-war National hunt jockeys. The winner of over 350 races, he was champion jockey in 1953/1954 and rode for HM Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother. Following his retirement from the saddle he wrote forty-three bestselling novels, which earned him many prestigious awards, and in 1998 he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He died in February 2010 at the age of eighty-nine.
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Book Description G K Hall & Co. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 081615418X. Bookseller Inventory # 13-XW30-H7O6
Book Description G K Hall & Co, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX081615418X
Book Description G K Hall & Co, 1992. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P11081615418X