"Longshot" by Dick Francis [UNABRIDGED AUDIOBOOK WITH TEXT]
John Kendall's travel guides should have prepared him for harsh terrains. Yet he finds that the perils described in his survival manuals pale next to the dangers he faces in rural England, where he is writing a book about a racehorse trainer. Kendall should have heeded his agent's warning: "Impulse will kill you one of these days." But he didn't -- not by a longshot!