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Best Sellers - Reader's Digest Condensed Books - Hot Money - Mortal Fear Author:Dick Francis; Robin Cook Hot Money - For Malcolm and Ian Pembroke, "like father, like son" could not be further from the truth. Malcolm is rash, oft married, and blessed with the Midas touch, which has made him millions as a gold speculater. Ian, his son, is a loner and a bachelor, an amateur jockey uncertain of his future. — Yet despite their differences they are drawn ... more »together. For someone is stalking Malcolm - turning his palatial home into a death trap. Someone angry enough to kill. And when the clamorous Pembroke clan gather, father and son discover that the lines betwen family and foe are blurring with alarming speed.
Another Dick Francis mystery that races to a stunning finish.
Mortal Fear - Cedric Harring was in his late fifties, with a two-pack-a-day cigarette habit and an appetite for all the wrong foods. So it was no surprise when he suffered a massive, fatal heart attack. Except for one thing: Cedric Harring's heart was in perfect shape, certified so after an exhaustive physical at Boston's Good Health Plan.
Then there was Brian Lennox, also pronounced sound by GHP, also a heart attack victim. And Holly Jennings. Who would be next?
For Dr. Jason Howard these deaths are agonizing reminders of another, more personal loss. Determined to discover what is killing his patients, Jason embarks on an odyssey that leads him to the very frontiers of man's knowledge of life - and death. And in this brave new world he finds that the age-old sin of greed can still twist the purest ideals of medicine.« less