Audiobook CD - 2010
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Captain Thomas Forsyth's tour of duty in Afghanistan is cut brutally short when he's badly wounded by a roadside bomb. Six months of leave to recuperate is a daunting prospect-but not as bleak as the probability of never rejoining his regiment. Tom returns to his childhood home in Lambourn, where his mother is a racehorse trainer and the "First Lady" of racing. Never having seen eye-to-eye with her, Tom doesn't expect a hero's welcome-but even he's not prepared for the reception that awaits him. When his mother's prize horse finishes a vastly disappointing last in a race he should have won, Tom discovers that the training business is on the edge, and facing a threat far more dangerous than a run of bad form. Tom finds himself on a very different, but just as deadly, battlefield, where again his military skills are tested. . . . Kill or be killed?
Publisher: Westminster, Md. : Books on Tape, p2010.
Edition: Library edition
ISBN: 9780307877345
Branch Call Number: AUDIOBK CD M FRANCIS
Characteristics: 8 audio discs (10 hr., 2 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Jarvis, Martin
Francis, Felix


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Nov 03, 2013

i listened to this as i have done with all dick francis. i find things meander along nicely and then suddenly it's over. i never know who did it. i thought it might be the abridgement but this was not abridged. and i don't really know who jackson is!

Jun 07, 2011

Good novel; very well read.


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