A web of corruption is at the centre of ex-national Hunt Champion
Jockey John Francome's electrifying racing thriller.
When amateur jockey Archie Best receives a surprise legacy from
an old family friend, it proves to have some unwelcome strings attached.
The strange bequest points an accusing finger at Clive Drury, an
influential and affluent businessman who mixes with cabinet ministers
and has his wealthy fingers in every conceivable pie. Helped by
his would-be girlfriend,
Georgie - and distracted by the rather obvious charms of Drurys
daughter, Amanda - Archie sets out to substantiate the extraordinary
claims. But only gradually does he discover the extent of the web
of corruption, and the deadly nature of his adversary...