Rocking Horse Rider by Jeff HopkinsRocking Horse Rider by Jeff Hopkins

Rocking Horse Rider

byJeff Hopkins

Paperback | November 22, 2016

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The result when two lives collide unexpectedly cannot be predicted. It might prove a catastrophe, or possibly a catalyst. 

Twenty-two year old architectural intern, Rawden Phillips, has had all the benefits that nature and nurture could bestow, but he is lost. Australian heiress, Olivia Summer-Hayes, who should be running a Corporate Empire, is running away and has started making rash decisions. Suzanne Read has been commissioned to help find them both. 

Half a world away Richard Barrington, a man with a fascinating personal history, is trying to juggle long-standing loyalties with the control of a conglomerate of companies. 

Played out against a background of three of the world’s most iconic cities: London, Paris and Sydney, Rocking Horse Rider is a galaxy of glittering personalities searching for identity and acceptance.

Jeff Hopkins (1950) is a retired schoolteacher. He lives in Western Australia with his two Labrador dogs, Jack and Sam. As the drama master at a private boys' school he wrote eleven original musical plays and produced and directed them at the school. In 1992 he researched and wrote a family history, Life's Race Well Run and after ret...
Title:Rocking Horse RiderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:254 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.58 inPublished:November 22, 2016Publisher:Mosher's Business Support Pty LtdLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1925595013

ISBN - 13:9781925595017


Table of Contents

Chapter 1: "You should go buy a rocking horse.".Chapter 2: "Please remember to dress properly for dinner, darling." Chapter 3: "Your check in is complete, Mr. Phillips, have an enjoyable journey." Chapter 4: "You watch too many American gangster movies, Victor." . Chapter 5: "Call an ambulance immediately ..." Chapter 6: "Rawden, it's 8:30 a.m. and I am serving pancakes down here." Chapter 7: "I seem to have fluked my own Fairy Godmother." Chapter 8: "So what do you think are the possible scenarios?" Chapter 9: "It is a sumptuous apartment, Ms. Summer-Hayes." Chapter 10: "From what you have told us so far, I doubt it!" Chapter 11: "It must be three o'clock in the morning in Paris, Olivia." Chapter 12: "So what is your prognosis for me, Madeleine?" Chapter 13: "What do you think I am her 'toy boy' or a gigolo?" Chapter 14: "A sort of 'John Doe' situation?" Chapter 15: "If my hunch is correct then these are the people who abducted Rawden Phillips." Chapter 16: "That is the property below. You will see the main house in a minute." Chapter 17: "A life well engineered" Chapter 18: "You are going to have to say that in layman's terms, Christian." Chapter 19: "He tells me has never ridden anything but a rocking horse." Chapter 20: "Call him Jordan River, without the 's' on the end." Chapter 21: "How much time do you have, Rawden?" Chapter 22: "So state the question unambiguously and I will try to answer it the same way." About the Author