Dead Weight : A page-turning racing thriller about courage on the racecourse
After a crashing fall, champion rider Phil Nicholas returns to racing, but though his body has healed, his mind has not. Flashbacks of his accident invade his dreams, rob him of his sleep - and freeze him in the saddle. While Phil is battling to overcome his fear, his weighing-room colleague Adrian Moore is viciously attacked after losing a race he should have won. It's the start of a vendetta by someone determined to hurt those who break the rules of racing. If Phil wants to save the sport - and the woman he loves - it's time for him to recover his nerve...
- Paperback | 416 pages
- 106 x 174 x 28mm | 222.26g
- 02 Dec 2002
- Headline Publishing Group
- Headline Book Publishing
- London, United Kingdom
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About John Francome
Ex-National Hunt Champion Jockey John Francome is a broadcaster on racing for Channel 4 and the author of many bestselling racing thrillers. He lives in Berkshire.
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