Deadly Finish

Deadly Finish

Book - 2009
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A gripping new racing thriller from bestselling author John Francome

It's summer, Royal Ascot, and life is good for young trainer Simon Waterford. He has inherited his father's top-class yard, his brilliant two-year-old has just won the Coventry Stakes and he is soon to marry his beautiful half-Brazilian girlfriend. But Mariana has a secret which would wreck her hopes of marriage - and which Simon's uncle Geoff has found out. And he has threatened to tell Simon. On their way back from the races, two rough-looking young men pass lewd comments about Mariana. There's not much of a brawl - it's over too quickly and is hardly even-handed - but it leaves Mariana in a sea of blood tending to Simon's wounded face, while Geoff lies dead on the floor. It's a tragedy, of course, but Mariana can't help but feel relieved. Her secret is safe, for now...

Publisher: London : Headline, 2009.
ISBN: 9780755349906
Characteristics: 312 p. ;,24 cm.


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Nov 10, 2018

It reads like a bad soap opera except author more skillful & I was entertained.

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