Jefferson Hinkley, investigator for the British Horse Racing Authority, is approached by champion jockey Dave Swinton. When told about thrown races and blackmail, Jeff advises a reluctant Swinton to do the right thing.
Felix Francis studied Physics and Electronics at London University and then embarked upon a seventeen-year career teaching Advanced Level Physics. Felix Francis is the younger son of crime writer and National Hunt jockey Dick Francis, and over the past forty years Felix assisted Dick with both the research and the writing of many of his novels. Felix's love of racing, writing talent, and knowledge and experience as a physics teacher was invaluable in the father-and-son writing partnership. Felix has written ten 'Francis' novels, the first, Under Orders,published in 2006. Then followedDead Heat, Silks, Even Money,Crossfire, Gamble, Bloodline,Refusal, Damage and Felix's tenth novel, Front Runner.
The Francis flair is clear for all to see * Daily Mail * From winning post to top of the bestseller list, time after time * Sunday Times * The master of suspense and intrigue * Country Life * A tremendous read * Woman's Own *