Penguin Publishing Group
When young investment banker Tim Ekaterin becomes involved in the cutthroat world of thoroughbred racing, he finds his life in business blown to smithereens. For suddenly the multimillion dollar loan he arranges to finance the purchase of a champion racehorse is threatened by an apparent defect in the animal. Then, as Tim desperately searches for answers, he falls headlong into a deadly deal of violence and murder. . . .
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An investment banker arranges the purchase of a champion racehorse and gets caught up in murder in this New York Times bestseller that's "fraught with violence, conspiracy and, of course, horses" (The Boston Globe).
Tim Ekaterin raised millions of dollars to finance the purchase of Sandcastle, a champion racer, only to discover an apparent defect in the horse. Investigating further, Ekaterin learns that the business of investment banking is nothing compared to the cutthroat world of horseracing—a world where violence and murder only raise the stakes...
"The most elaborate plot Francis has yet devised."—The Washington Post Book World
"The unraveling...comes with all the breathless pace we have come to expect of this superb writer."—The New York Times Book Review
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