Forfeit Author:Dick Francis "The best thriller writer going." — ATLANTIC MONTHLY — James Tyron, a racing reporter for a London scandal sheet, knew that fellow writer Bert Chekov was a drunk, but he always thought he was an honest one. But when Bert suddenly died in an "accidental" fall from a window, Tyrone suspeced the clues to his death might be found in some suspicious co... more »lumns he'd written touting can't lose horses--who myseriously failed to show up on race day. With his own professional and private lives in a chaotic jumble, Tyrone knew he'd have find a way to prove that Chekov was murdered. Be he didn't know the terrifying risk he was unwittingly about to take....« less
This book was quite good and an easy read. I've always enjoyed Dick Francis' novels, although I know very little about the sport of horse racing. This book is fast paced and kept me interested from page 1 thru the end.