Hot Money Author:Dick Francis Wealthy gold trader Malcolm Pembroke has five ex-wives and nine chidren between them, all fighting among themselves. But when violent death strikes the least likable of his former spouses, Malcolm himself feels threatened, and he calls on his most capable son, Ian, the family jockey, to protect him from his nearest and dearest. While he's at... more » it, Ian is also commissioned to delve for the final, critical clue in the darkly buried Pembroke past, simmering with the greed, hate, and vengefulness that could motivate blood to strike against blood.« less
Every time I read one of Dick Francis' books, I think to myself, "This is the best one yet." And then I read the next one, and have the same thought. The same is true of this story. I was kept in suspence as to "who did it" right up to the end, and enjoyed the characters as I read along.