Author: Francis, Dick
Publisher: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, New York
Publication Date: 1989
Edition: First Edition. Sixth Printing.
Book Condition: F
D-j Condition: NF
Comments: D-j is lightly wrinkled.
Synopsis: A jockey becomes the sole inheritor of his late brother’s business, horse, mistress, and enemies. As Derek Franklin, an injured steeplechase jockey, nears the end of his career, his older brother, Greville, is killed, and he inherits all the confusion and danger that lay hidden in his brother’s life. With peril everywhere, Derek’s only hope is to identify the enemy. And he must call on all his stamina and endurance to make the final, straight run in his brother’s life–without losing his own….