New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1994. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth and boards. SIGNED by the Author, 8vo, gray cloth with gold lettering over charcoal gray boards, Mylar-protected pictorial dust jacket (unclipped) with three decorative galloping horses with jockeys, 319 pages. Very Fine / Very Fine. Item #1156
SIGNED by the Edgar Award-winning author.
Dick Francis returns with another thriller set in the world of thoroughbred racing. When a famous newspaperman mistakenly utters his deathbed confession to his friend (thinking him a priest); as a result, the friend knows concealment of this dangerous knowledge is not possible--while disclosure would be very dangerous. As the novel unfolds, he will need supreme cunning to stay alive.