A thrilling tale of jealousy and blackmail from former Champion
National Hunt jockey and bestselling author of racing thrillers,
Life hasnt been easy for Joey Leatham. As a tiny youngster
in a Liverpool orphanage he had to fight to survive. When he was
old enough, he escaped to a circus, where he was captivated by the
beautiful Nina Korsakov, and discovered an affinity with horses.
But following a trapeze accident, he left to join his brother, Danny,
apprentice jockey in Newmarket.
His riding skills are quickly recognised and soon Joey is one
of the most sought-after jockeys in Europe. Success allays many
of his self-doubts and for the first time in his life he is happy.
Then - by an ironic twist of fate - he is blackmailed. Despite his
innocence, Joey knows that his tormentor could ruin his career as
well as his relationship with Nina. But how can he reveal the identity
of his blackmailer? And how long can he hold out...?