Packed with intrigue and excitement, BREAK NECK unravels at
breakneck speed, revealing blackmail, bribery and corruption in
this highly accomplished racing thriller.
When apprentice jockey Rory Gillespie abandons his fiancee Laura
Brickhill in favour of trainer's daughter Pam Fanshaw, it's a decision
made from ambition, not love. It doesn't take him long to realise
his mistake, but he has to wait ten years before Laura finally buries
Now one of England's leading
trainers, Laura is unhappily married to wealthy property tycoon
Luke Mundy. She renews her friendship with Rory by asking him to
ride her best horse, Midnight Express, in Cheltenham's Two Mile
Champion Chase. Shortly afterwards, Luke is killed while riding
one of Laura's horses and she is arrested for manslaughter. Rory
won't desert her this time and, setting out to prove Laura's innocence,
he discovers that there is more than one person who will benefit
from Luke's death.