A moving collection of fishing stories by one of America’s legendary outdoor writers. Throughout his career, Harry Middleton contributed hundreds of stories, essays, and book reviews to some of the most respected periodicals, including the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Gray’s Sporting Journal, Field & Stream, Country Journal, Smithsonian, and Sierra, among others.
This lyrical account of a beloved time and place celebrates a father-son relationship. In Cogan’s Woods, Ron Ellis fondly recalls annual August hunting trips with his father: heading toward the great forests of Kentucky in the passenger seat of the family Mercury, exploring the foggy woods and hills above the Ohio River.
"Hope story was as good as everyone said?"
Lying in the ambulance, jockey Willie Leigh, fallen from his horse at the Henessey Gold Cup, knows he was unconscious before he hit the ground. DCI Glass realises this was no accident but part of a big scam operating at racecourses across the country.
"Dick Francis fans take note!"
The Executioner is a new type of criminal. In a letter to The Times, he announces his intention of personally restoring the death penalty, and within a week, his first victim is swinging at the end of a rope. Detective Inspector Glass of Scotland Yard is racing around the country trying to solve the Post Office Robberies case. Will he find the thieves before The Executioner gets to them, as the trail centres on a crowded Bank Holiday football match in London?