Blood Sport Author:Dick Francis Gene Hawkins had never been quite this bad before. The chronic depression that was his constant companion the last several months had grown into a mounting and monstrous desperation. It took Herculean effort to even get out of bed in the morning, although he had not slept for what seemed like a millennium. And to make matters worse, he had ev... more »en more time on his hands--three weeks to be exact--of overdue vacation. The thought of that empty space of time filled him with a heavy and incessant dread.
So when his good-intentioned boss calls him back from vacation to search for American millionaire Dave Teller's prized, but inexplicably missing stallion, he's skeptical of the job, but game to try. What he needs is work--difficult and mind-engrossing work.