RUNNING RISKS . . .
Lady Jane Derwent faced formidable odds as she set out to win the furious coach race to Brighton.
She had to defeat the famous team — and the infamous tricks — of the ruthless king of the road, Edward Chapman.
She had to best the finest entry that her sport-besotted brother Henry could buy with his wealth.
And she had to prove to Lord Lewis Ardenley who had flagrantly betrayed her with a beauteous new darling — that he was wrong in rating Jane as too frail either to stay the course or stand off his advances.
Lady Jane knew how hard it would be to win, and how easy it would be to lose so much — especially her heart . . .