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9780718154578

Silks

Silks

Publisher Michael Joseph

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Signed and dedicated to "Clive, with thanks and best wishes" by Dick Francis and Felix Francis

Julian Trent, you have been found guilty by this court of perpetrating a violent and unprovoked attack on an innocent family including a charge of attempted murder. You have shown little or no remorse for your actions and I consider you a danger to society.

When defence barrister Geoffrey Mason hears the judges verdict, he quietly hopes that a long and arduous custodial sentence will be handed down to his arrogant young client. That Julian Trent only receives eight years seems all too lenient. Little does Mason expect that hell be looking Trent in the eyes again much sooner than hed ever imagined.

Setting aside his barristers wig, Mason heads to Sandown to don his racing silks. An amateur jockey, his true passion is to be found in the saddle on a Thoroughbred, pounding the turf in the heat of a steeplechase. But when a fellow rider is brutally murdered a pitchfork driven through his chest Masons racing life soon becomes all too close to his working life. The prime suspect is one of their brethren, champion jockey Steve Mitchell; the evidence is overwhelming.

Mason is reluctant to heed Mitchells pleas for legal advice but soon he finds himself at the centre of a sinister web of threat and intimidation. Mason is left fighting a battle of right and wrong, and more immediately, a battle of life and death his own.

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