Michael Joseph Ltd, 1996
Hardcover, Condition: Very Good. Signed by the author, Dick Francis. Dustjacket intact, light edgewear. Book is firmly bound, with clean pages. No writing or highlights within (sans author signing).
"Hi Tony! Dick Francis"
"A classic mystery from Dick Francis, the champion of English storytellers. Just after learning that his stepfather is gravely ill, artist Al Kinloch, returning to his remote home in the Scottish Highlands, is attacked by four men. They ask one question - 'where is it?' - then leave him for dead. Baffled and hurt, Al visits his stepfather and learns millions of pounds are missing and a valuable racehorse is under threat. Roughed up already, Al decides he has nothing to lose getting to the bottom of this. Unfortunately, the thugs who beat him up and the person behind them will make sure that Al doesn't survive their next encounter..."