Captain Thomas Forsyth?s tour of Afghanistan is cut brutally short when he is badly wounded by a roadside bomb. Returning home, to his mother ? a racehorse trainer and the ?First Lady? of racing ? Tom discovers the training business is on the edge, and facing a threat far more dangerous than a run of bad form. Tom finds himself on a very different, but just as deadly, battlefield where his military skills are tested . . . kill or be killed?