By Dick Francis, Felix Francis
An exhilarating new novel from the New York Times-bestselling authors.
Shell-shocked and lacking a foot-lost to an IED in the course of his journey of responsibility in Afghanistan-Captain Tom Forsyth has been despatched "home" through the military and, at unfastened ends, returns to his estranged mother's apartment for the 1st time on account that he joined up at seventeen. yet Josephine Kauri, the "first girl of British racing," has consistently positioned the horses she trains first and her kinfolk final. Tom quickly reveals himself strained to the verge of collapse along with his mom and stepfather.
yet there's one more reason for the stifling stress at Kauri condo Stables: Josephine is being blackmailed for a hefty sum each week-and compelled to make her horses lose. Retirement isn't an choice, as she has been warned that it'll bring about the article she so much fears: publicity and mock . . . and felony, whilst the govt unearths out what she's been hiding.
Tom units out to find and defeat this hidden enemy utilizing his finely honed army talents. yet can he keep his mother's acceptance and profession, or will he locate himself stuck within the pass fire?
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