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Jockey Kelly Hughes has his license suspended in a patently rigged Jockey Club enquiry. In his search for the truth, he finds love again in Roberta the daughter of the snooty trainer he trains for.
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The review of this Book prepared by Rupanjana

Kelly Hughes, a professional steeplechase jockey and the trainer who employs him, lose their licences at an Enquiry. Kelly knows that he and his boss are not guilty and the evidence has been manufactured. To save his livelihood (and that of his boss), he begins to dig into the evidence that convicted them and comes up against attempted murder, an off-kilter mind and a surprise romance
The review of this Book prepared by Di Bingham

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Plot & Themes

Tone of story    -   Dry-cynical    -   very upbeat How difficult to spot villain?    -   Difficult, but some clues given    -   Challenging Time/era of story:    -   1980's-1999    -   1960's-1970's Spying/Terrorism Thriller    -   Yes What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   90% Kid or adult book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Crime Thriller    -   Yes Who's the terrorist enemy here?    -   evil subgroup in own govt Murder Mystery (killer unknown)    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   unemployed    -   jockey Age:    -   20's-30's


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   fancy mansion

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   no torture/death    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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