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By Dick Francis

A wanna-be jockey accepts a role in his father's crusade for Parliament--and realizes that politics may be the main perilous horse race of all.

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Actually, I’m the bastard. My parents were never married. He was an older married man and she a young Irish maid. My mother married a Yank soldier when I was ten and we moved to America. ” Callie asked. ” Burke halted his caress of Callie’s knees, allowing his hand to cup her kneecap. He lowered the hand at her neck until it rested at his side. “I’m afraid Seamus Malcolm didn’t have room in his life for an illegitimate son, so in all the years I knew him, he never actually acknowledged me. Just kept me on the fringes of his life.

She asked. “If I’m going to drown my sorrows, I do,” he told her. “Can a person really drown their sorrows? ” He lifted the whiskey to his mouth and downed half of it in one swallow. The shiver that went through his body was barely discernible. “The sorrow of having been betrayed by my fiancé,” she explained, not really understanding why she was pouring out her heart to this man. “He dumped me this afternoon. ” Callie lifted the flute of Chardonnay to her lips. The taste was pleasing on her tongue.

A bit wobbly, he braced his hand on the tabletop. “Thank you,” Callie said. , er, Mr….? “Lonigan. ” His devastating smile did evil things to her stomach, making it tighten and then turn somersaults. Oh, dear me, she thought. Mr. Burke Lonigan was undeniably lethal. “I’ll get myself another,” he said, his speech slightly slurred. “And you will have a—” “Chardonnay,” she said, her voice creaky. She cleared her throat, feeling uneasy and uncertain. And breathlessly attracted to a perfect stranger.

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