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By Dick Francis

First released in nice Britain in 1967 by means of Michael Joseph Ltd

A vintage secret from Dick Francis, the champion of English storytellers.

Gene Hawkins is a fixer for his boss Mr Keeble: if Keeble has an issue, Gene is going and fixes it. It's that straightforward. occasionally it calls for the Luger he includes - usually it doesn't.

Now Keeble has summoned Gene again from a long-overdue vacation. it sounds as if a truly pricey stallion has been taken in Kentucky. It's the 3rd high-value kidnapping in a number of years.

Keeble wishes his horse again. Gene is requested to head in the market and locate it. yet what Gene doesn't comprehend is that he's approximately to become involved with blackmailers and murderers. appears like that Lugar will see a few use...

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