In Dead Cert, steeplechaser Alan York knows well the dangers of the sport.
But when his best friend and rival takes a fall in the middle of a race, Alan discovers that his death was no accident.
Nerve is the story of a struggling young jockey named Rob--a misfit in a family of accomplished musicians-who discovers that his troubling losing streak is caused not by a lack of skill or confidence, but by something far more sinister.
For Kicks finds Australian horse breeder Daniel Roke resisting an exorbitant sum of money to investigate a scandal involving drugged racehorses. But after another investigator dies mysteriously, Roke agrees to fill his shoes--and learns that men who give drugs to horses are capable of doing much worse to human beings.