Subscribe and enjoy more than 800,000 books
Add this book to bookshelf
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Write a new comment Default profile 50px
Grey 902feb64d8b6d481ab8ddda06fbebbba4c95dfa9b7936a7beeb197266cd8b846
Read online the first chapters of this book!
All characters reduced 7236434c7af12f85357591f712aa5cce47c3d377e8addfc98f989c55a4ef4ca5
Tabikat - cover

We are sorry! The publisher (or author) gave us the instruction to take down this book from our catalog. But please don't worry, you still have 800,000 other books to choose from, so you can read without limits!

Tabikat

Harriet Redfern

Publisher: Publishdrive

  • 0
  • 1
  • 0

Summary

Tabikat is a talented racehorse, bred in rural Ireland by Eoghan Foley, a former jump jockey with a dramatic past. This thriller, set in the horse racing world, tells the story of the fight back against an organised crime family by Tabikat's connections. The main action moves between Sampfield Grange, a point to point training yard in Somerset; Frossiac, a village on the Canal du Midi in Aude, France; Gleannglas, a small town in County Kerry, Ireland; and the famous Cheltenham racecourse in Gloucestershire.Tabikat holds an entry in the Cheltenham Gold Cup and is unexpectedly sent from a top Irish yard to reclusive English trainer James Sampfield Peveril, known to the racing world as Sam. Sam is visited by an old friend, Frank Stanley, who asks him to take on a mysterious new employee, Isabella Hall. The staff at Sampfield Grange suspect that isabella is not what she seems, and are determined to uncover her secret. Kye McMahon, Sam's stable groom, fears Isabella will expose his activities as a drug dealer, whilst household staff Kelly and Lewis believe Isabella to be having an affair with Frank Stanley. Sadie Shinkins, the yard manager is preoccupied with her affair with Merlin ap Rhys, Tabikat's jockey, as the two of them help Sam to prepare Tabikat for the race of his life.Meanwhile, a mysterious English visitor to a remote French village is writing a novel about a murder at a deserted airfield committed by the head of an organised crime family. The connection between the author George Harvey, Isabella Hall and the racehorse Tabikat gradually emerges as Sam desperately tries to understand the true nature of what Frank Stanley has really asked of him. Peopled by colourful characters, both good and bad, from the racing world, the story reaches its climax as the Cheltenham Gold Cup is run.The story of Tabikat will appeal to anyone who enjoys a gradually unfolding thriller set in the exciting world of horse racing.

Other books that might interest you

  • Kung Fu Horse Stance: Powerhouse of the Martial Arts - cover

    Kung Fu Horse Stance: Powerhouse...

    Li Jung Yuen

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    In olden days many masters would have their students perform the simple horse stance for hours on end. The horse stance is found within practically every martial art.Is this simple posture nothing but a strengthening exercise? Or is there more than meets the eye? In this book an addition to his first book Kung Fu Scholar Methods, Sifu Li Jung Yuen goes into more detail on the simple horse stance and it's importance in internal martial arts.
    Show book
  • Kyudo The Japanese Art of Archery - cover

    Kyudo The Japanese Art of Archery

    William Acker

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    Learn the ancient art of Japanese archery or Kyudo with this illustrated guide.The Japanese Art of Archery, is deeply rooted in tradition. It not only continues to enjoy widespread popularity in Japan, but is also attracting the interest of more and more foreigners, in much the same manner as Japan's other distinctive sports, such as judo, sumo, kendo, and karate. Kyudo: The Japanese Art of Archery offers a concise description of kyudo by an ardent American enthusiast, describing the aims, the techniques, and the philosophic basis of its ceremonial aspect, which is strongly influenced by Zen philosophy.Carefully illustrated, this is a practical text, giving all of the necessary fundamentals. The author clearly describes the basic difference between American and Japanese archery. He points out the superior neatness and schematic beauty of the Oriental full draw, in which the chest is fully extended and the shoulders are thrust as far apart as possible, inasmuch as the string is drawn to a point well back, as was done in the old English archery of Roger Ascham’s time.
    Show book
  • The HIIT Bible - Supercharge Your Body and Brain - cover

    The HIIT Bible - Supercharge...

    Steve Barett

    • 1
    • 3
    • 0
    The HIIT Bible is the ultimate guide to High-Intensity Interval Training – the fastest and most effective means of getting fit and improving body composition. 
     
    A complete reference guide, The HIIT Bible explains everything you need to know about the exercise method that delivers big results – fast. Read about its many benefits and gain expert advice on how to use HIIT to get fit, look toned and feel fantastic. 
     
    Accessible, practical and written by a globally recognised fitness authority, it features masses of tried and tested high intensity exercises and moves, each accompanied by easy-to- follow photos and instructions. The HIIT Bible is the only book on High-Intensity Interval Training you'll ever need.
    Show book
  • When Buddhists Attack - The Curious Relationship Between Zen and the Martial Arts - cover

    When Buddhists Attack - The...

    Jeffrey Mann

    • 0
    • 2
    • 0
    Uncover the historical truth about Buddhist warrior monks with this informative and enlightening book. Film, television and popular fiction have long exploited the image of the serene Buddhist monk who is master of the deadly craft of hand-to-hand combat. While these media overly romanticize the relationship between a philosophy of non-violence and the art of fighting, When Buddhists Attack: The Curious Relationship Between Zen and the Martial Arts shows this link to be nevertheless real, even natural.Exploring the origins of Buddhism and the ethos of the Japanese samurai, university professor and martial arts practitioner Jeffrey Mann traces the close connection between the Buddhist way of compassion and the way of the warrior. This zen book serves as a basic introduction to the history, philosophy, and current practice of Zen as it relates to the Japanese martial arts. It examines the elements of Zen that have found a place in budo—the martial way—such as zazen, mushin, zanshin and fudoshin, then goes on to discuss the ethics and practice of budo as a modern sport.  Offering insights into how qualities integral to the true martial artist are interwoven with this ancient religious philosophy, this Buddhism book will help practitioners reconnect to an authentic spiritual discipline of the martial arts.
    Show book
  • The Fat Burn Revolution - Boost Your Metabolism and Burn Fat Fast - cover

    The Fat Burn Revolution - Boost...

    Julia Buckley

    • 4
    • 15
    • 0
    Looking for a way to shed stubborn fat, or wondering why your current exercise programme isn't helping you slim down? Having trouble breaking through a body fat or fitness plateau? The Fat Burn Revolution demystifies fat burning fitness, answering all these questions and more to put you on the right track for the lean body you have always wanted. 
    With insights into the latest fat-loss information used by top personal trainers combined with tried-and-tested metabolism-boosting workout programmes, the Fat Burn Revolution gives you the tools to sculpt your body. 
    Leading fitness journalist and trainer Julia Buckley shows you the healthy way to condition your body for optimum fat burning - even when you're not exercising. 
     
    * Adaptable for absolute beginners wanting advice on how to get started, through to experienced fitness aficionados. 
    * Effective and efficient exercise programmes can be tailored to suit your lifestyle. 
    * No gym membership is needed - the workouts use just a few key pieces of equipment, so can be done at home.  
    * Hate running long distances or spending hours on boring cardio machines? No problem, these intense, varied lessons - lasting up to 45 minutes - are tough, but never boring! 
    * Easy to follow nutritional advice is included as well as solutions to common barriers to exercise and fat loss, and tips on maintaining a lean healthy body in the long term.
    Show book
  • How To Use Moringa Seeds For Rapid Weight Loss - cover

    How To Use Moringa Seeds For...

    Solomon Ternder

    • 0
    • 1
    • 0
    DISCOVER HOW TO LOSE WEIGHT RAPIDLY USING MORINGA SEEDS, MORINGA LEAF, MORINGA TEA-PRODUCTS OF  NATURE'S MOST POWERFUL SUPERFOOD!  
    Here Is A Sneak Peak of the Most Powerful Superfood Revealed Moringa the Miracle Tree.. 
    •    Moringa Oleifera as the Most Powerful Detox Diet: How and Why You Lose Weight Effortlessly After Starting a daily Moringa Protocol 
    •    Learn The Best Ways To Ingest Moringa and Which Parts of the Tree NOT To Use 
    •    Find out How To Eat Moringa Leaves For Rapid Weight Loss 
    •    See Why Moringa Is Good For Weight Loss 
    •    Discover Amazing Moringa Weight Loss Recipes 
    •    You will learn how Eating Moringa Speeds Up Your Body Metabolism And Curbs Cravings 
    •    Moringa has uncountable health benefits including accelerated weight loss. Because of its many nutrients(over 90), it is dubbed a super food.  
    •    It helps you to lose weight by speeding up your body metabolism same time curbing your craving for carbs. It makes you feel full due to its fiber content too.  
    •    Eating moringa seeds, moringa leaf powder in soups or drinking moringa tea on a daily basis continuously for a minimum of three months will give rise to a lasting weight loss for your body same time solving health challenges and increasing your energy. 
    •    Moringa is therefore highly recommended for just anybody trying to lose extra pounds the healthy way 
    •    Much more... 
    Buy Now to Learn about the World's Most Powerful Super Food Revealed! 
    Read on your PC, Mac, smart phone, tablet or Kindle device. 
    Download your Copy Today! 
    Take action today and download this book. 
    Show book