Crime Fiction

Foreign Office diplomat Peter Darwin is England, back to hischildhood home of Gloucestershire. But instead of a pleasant trip down memory lane, Peter finds himself coming to the aid of a veterinary surgeon whose operating theatre is rapidly turning into an abattoir.

In fact a string of valuable racehorses have suffered unexplained deaths, and the police are baffled. When Darwin looks into the mystery he finds that his connections - and his memories - help him uncover criminal activities that stretch back all the way to his childhood.

But the more Darwin uncovers, the closer he gets to a killer who just can't stop . . .
A classic mystery from Dick Francis, the champion of English storytellers.
'The finish had me sweating.' Evening Standard


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  • : 9781405916868
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Penguin Books (AU) Ltd.
  • : September 2014
  • : 2.5 Centimeters X 13 Centimeters X 20.2 Centimeters
  • : September 2014
  • : books

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  • : BC
  • : 1
  • : 416