Scotland Yard detective, Inspector Rodney Wilson, travels to York with his new bride, Diane, for their honeymoon. Rodney has planned a surprise day at the races. But a violent death unravels his plans and Diane gets sucked into the drama. Chief Inspector Jack Lawrence joins the case and together they pursue suspects from Yorkshire to Scotland. Rivalries, dirty money and an incident at the racetrack deepen the mystery. Will Rodney and Diane’s romance survive murder and mayhem? Is Jack Lawrence losing his touch? Follow Jack and Rodney through the Dales to a horse owner’s mansion. Find out who takes a gamble and who has a fall. Dabble in Scottish history, English culture and clues until the detectives pull the pieces together.
Death at the Races is the sequel to Death Before Breakfast.