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by Michael Maguire


A crisply written high tension thriller.

A crisply written high tension thriller  . Michael Sam Maguire continued with freelance contributions to magazines in the UK, Australia & the USA. Both horse & greyhound racing became his passion so it wasn't long before he turned his hand to novel writing. His first racing thriller, Shot Silk was warmly received. His other three adult novels, Slaughter Horse, Scratchproof and Scorcher, are all set in the racing world. In the 1970s, Michael Maguire wrote two wildly unusual pony books about a robotic horse called Mylor.

Part of the Simon Drake Series). Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13:9780491016971.

Publisher: Ulverscroft Large Print Books Ltd. Publish Date: 01/01/2000. Read full description.

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Books about activist radicals in possession of deadly weapons and using them for blackmail have been very much with us in recent .

Books about activist radicals in possession of deadly weapons and using them for blackmail have been very much with us in recent years. Ziggurat in a way is a parody of the international intrigue novel. This has a good deal about British horse racing in it, and the name of Dick Francis will automatically be mentioned. But Francis at his best is a precise stylist.

Michael L. Maguire is an American actor, best known for his role as Enjolras in the original Broadway production of the . Maguire is an American actor, best known for his role as Enjolras in the original Broadway production of the musical Les Misérables. Maguire was born in Newport News, Virginia, and, as a teenager, worked as a strolling troubadour in Williamsburg, Virginia, before going on to study opera at the Oberlin Conservatory and the University of Michigan. He worked as a stockbroker for several years before making his Broadway debut in 1987 with Les Misérables. rnHe appeared in the films Los Angeles Pictures, Cadillac, Go Fish, The Deep End Of The Ocean, Busted, and Where The Day Takes You, as well as in a variety of television shows.

Michael Maguire may refer to: Michael Maguire (actor) (born 1955), American actor. Michael Maguire (footballer) (1894–1950), Australian rules footballer. Michael Maguire (rugby league) (born 1975), Australian rugby league football coach. Michael Maguire (Gaelic footballer) (born 1965), Irish Gaelic footballer. Michael Maguire (ombudsman), Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland. Michael McGuire (disambiguation).

'Worthy rival to Francis...a thoroughly entertaining read' - THE RACEHORSE '...Notable scenes and dynamic pictorial skill' - SUNDAY TIMES 'A crisply written, high tension thriller. Loved it' - PAT EDDERY The film was the chance for screen idol Catherine Forrest to make a comeback, but it seemed to be jinxed: people were being killed, horses were having to be destroyed, and a series of accidents and bizarre coincidences was slowly terrifying the neurotic actress into madness. Racing adviser Simon Drake's investigations develop into a Turf Security matter when it appears that the motives behind Catherine's demented behaviour involve fiddles at important races and big betting money. Drake finds that in the artificial world of films it is difficult to distinguish fact from fantasy.

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ISBN13: 978-0312705770

ISBN: 0312705778

Author: Michael Maguire

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Language: English

Publisher: St. Martin's Press (1977)

Pages: 220 pages

ePUB size: 1724 kb

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Rating: 4.9

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