The Last Ditch

Jonathan is on holiday in Greece with Iris, who seduces him. The consequences of this are catastrophic, and Jonathan runs away, joining up with Peter who wants to train one of his brother’s horses for the National.

Publishing history
Oxford University Press, 1984, 170 pp.
as Free Rein, USA

Jonathan is on holiday in Greece with Iris, who seduces him. The consequences of this are catastrophic, and Jonathan runs away, joining up with Peter who wants to train one of his brother’s horses for the National. They take the horse and squat in a large house, existing on Jonathan’s income from tutoring. Jonathan falls for a girl who helps them, and the horse does run in the National.

The Maybridge Series
Fly-by-Night
The Team
Pennington’s Seventeenth Summer
The Beethoven Medal
Pennington’s Heir
Prove Yourself a Hero
A Midsummer Night’s Death
The Last Ditch (Free Rein)
Marion’s Angels

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K M Peyton