When your horse has just sprinted past the winning post, racing seems a very cosy and civilised hobby. But the pleasure of a day at Sandown is spoiled for Steven Scott when he sacks the trainer of his horses, a man he once thought of as a friend. For although Jody Leeds seems a bright young workaholic, Scott suspects he's a crook. And the worst is yet to come...
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'Francis captures our attention and holds us spellbound ... All the breathless pace we have come to expect of this superb writer.' (The New York Times Book Review)
'[The] master of crime fiction and equine thrills.' (Newsday)
'[Francis] has the uncanny ability to turn out simply plotted yet charmingly addictive mysteries.' (The Wall Street Journal)
Fast-moving and exciting, High Stakes is an enthralling tale of unscrupulous events in the racing world.
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Book Description Harpercollins, 1976. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110060113073
Book Description Harpercollins. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0060113073 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0011341