The Rule of Lazari
"Thrilling result . . . full of authenticity . . . geared to reach its peak at the Cheltenham Festival. Unlike many attempting to scale that summit, it does not disappoint."
"Thriller sequel delivers . . . a puzzle with more twists and turns than a 3m novice chase at Fontwell evolves thrillingly . . . the final chapter is riveting."
Racing and Football Outlook
". . . a compelling tale that deftly interweaves race-riding descriptions, betting systems, and all the behind-the-scenes detail of a racing lifestyle, into a page-turning thriller. . . can't wait for the next book!"
A thrilling sequel to the popular and well-received The Hyperion Legacy.
Assistant trainer and jump jockey Danny Rawlings is on the brink of financial ruin after taking a punt on buying his pride and joy Silver Belle, a tiny mare who’s underachieved in the hands of struggling trainer and boss Roger Crane.
After Danny is left badly beaten and shaken by a stranger outside his apartment, he learns that, one by one, jockeys that rode in a low-key race at Kempton years back are being murdered. And his name is next on the list.
In the most important race of his life, with everything at stake, Danny sets about unearthing the shocking secret behind the deaths: The Rule of Lazari.
A chain of mysterious events builds to a breathtaking climax at the Cheltenham Festival, where Danny gives his all to right the wrongs of the past, clear his financial woes and help set up a brighter future.
This horse racing mystery/thriller set in the UK is in the genre that brought you the likes of Graeme Roe, John Francome, Lyndon Stacey, John McEvoy, Richard Pitman, Jenny Pitman and, of course, Dick Francis. Its a page-turning novel that's been well-received, a racing book that makes a perfect gift for all racing fans.