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Break In

"To hell with superstition."

Date of Publication: 1986 (PB)

Publisher: Fawcett Crest

Foreign Titles: Ausgestochen German

Setting: Newmarket, Cheltenham, Lambourn

Synopsis:
Blood ties can mean trouble. Kit Fielding, proud heir to tradition and sporting hero to legions of fans, learns this lesson to his rapidly mounting regret. His close, even telepathic kindship with his twin sister Holly draws him into a crusade to save her marriage from ruinous scandal. But his intercession, both on and off the track, proves more costly than he'd imagined, thrusting him into a deadly contest of wit and will with a ruthless media czar, a black-hearted robber baron, and an unexpectedly violent adversary far too close to home for comfort.

Main Characters:
Kit Fielding, 30 yrs. old
Holly Allardeck, his twin
Bobby Allardeck, trainer, 32 years old
Danielle de Brescou, bureau coordinator for a news office
the Princess
Maynard Allardeck
Lord and Lady Vaughnley, owners of the newspaper The Towncrier
Sam Leggatt, editor of The Daily Flag
Jermyn Graves, horrid owner

Professions:
Kit Fielding is a jockey.
Bobby Allardeck is a trainer.

Comes after: Proof

Villain and Motives: Spoilers! Click here to reveal the villain!

Quotes:
I called the horse a bastard, a sod, and a bloody pig, and in that gentlemanly fashion the race began.

"You've never understood that someone can smile into your face while they shove a knife through your ribs."

"I'll fight my indoctrination, I'll fight my bloody ancestors, but I won't fight you, my sister's husband, with whom I have no quarrel."

Quiz:
highlight the area beneath the question to discover the answer
1. What literary couple does Kit compare Holly and Bobby to?
Romeo and Juliet

2. What ability does Kit possess that gives him insight into his horses?
telepathy

3. What is the name of the Princess' chauffeur?
Thomas

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