Oxford University Press, 1977, illus Victor Ambrus
Magnet pb, 1983
Ned Rowlands is the fastest stagecoach driver on the Harwich Road. Lord Ironminster is determined to win a wager aginst his cousins, and recruits Ned to help. Lord Ironminster is a sick man, and has to marry and produce an heir to avoid his estate passing to his cousins. Ned finds defeating the cousins in their desire to get the estate is even more of a struggle than driving the four-in-hand.
K M Peyton