Error loading page.
Try refreshing the page. If that doesn't work, there may be a network issue, and you can use our self test page to see what's preventing the page from loading.
Learn more about possible network issues or contact support for more help.
A lawyer and amateur jockey is torn between doing what's right and what will keep him alive in this New York Times bestselling thriller from Dick and Felix Francis.
Geoffrey Mason wasn't terribly disappointed when his client Julian Trent was found guilty. Despite being paid handsomely as Trent's defense counsel, he believes Trent needs to be locked up for a good long time. He only wishes it had happened more quickly—if the trial had ended just a bit earlier, Mason could have made it to the Foxhunter Steeplechase and fulfilled his longtime dream as an amateur jockey.

But not long afterward, Trent is set free when witnesses and jurors start recanting—under intimidation, Mason suspects. Remembering Trent's threats at the time of his conviction, Mason is none too happy. And things only get worse when one of Mason's fellow jockeys is found dead...

Expand title description text
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group

Kindle Book

  • Release date: July 20, 2011

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9781440635052
  • Release date: August 26, 2008

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9781440635052
  • File size: 457 KB
  • Release date: August 26, 2008

PDF eBook

  • ISBN: 9781436262330
  • File size: 1730 KB
  • Release date: July 20, 2011


Loading
Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook
PDF eBook

subjects

Fiction Thriller

Languages

English

A lawyer and amateur jockey is torn between doing what's right and what will keep him alive in this New York Times bestselling thriller from Dick and Felix Francis.
Geoffrey Mason wasn't terribly disappointed when his client Julian Trent was found guilty. Despite being paid handsomely as Trent's defense counsel, he believes Trent needs to be locked up for a good long time. He only wishes it had happened more quickly—if the trial had ended just a bit earlier, Mason could have made it to the Foxhunter Steeplechase and fulfilled his longtime dream as an amateur jockey.

But not long afterward, Trent is set free when witnesses and jurors start recanting—under intimidation, Mason suspects. Remembering Trent's threats at the time of his conviction, Mason is none too happy. And things only get worse when one of Mason's fellow jockeys is found dead...

Expand title description text