The Last Days Of Dr. Runkle

Horses, love and death begun a new race-track murder mystery and then abandoned it as hopeless after one chapter. But the case is sadly real. About the strange death of Dr. Janice Runkle—a racehorse veterinarian who ministered to Pleasant Colony, the winner of this year's Kentucky Derby and Preakness—hardly more than one fact is totally clear: her body was discovered on a bleak stretch of Lake Michigan shore line in Illinois. The rest is a troubling bundle of loose ends. There are unrequited loves and an assumed name, a quest for comfort and...

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