Kentucky Thrill

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Laura Marlin’s two greatest loves in life are detective novels and animals, so she is ecstatic when her uncle agrees to let her keep a horse after they rescue it from an overturned horsebox. But first they have to find its former owner. A visit to Newmarket leads Laura to the Kentucky Derby in the US and into the world of race-fixing.

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Eleven-year-old ace detective Laura Marlin finds herself deep in the murky world of race-fixing, trickery and horse thieves in her third mystery adventure, from award-winning author Lauren St John.

Laura Marlin’s two greatest loves in life are detective novels and animals, so she is ecstatic when her uncle agrees to let her keep a horse after they rescue it, crazed with fear, from an overturned horsebox. But he has a condition. Before he will allow her to adopt it they have to find its former owner, just to ensure that it hasn’t been stolen. A visit to Newmarket to investigate the thoroughbred’s origins leads Laura to the Kentucky Derby in the US and deep into the murky world of race-fixing.

Additional information

Weight 0.186 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1.5 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

177

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J