OK, so here I am, Lee Morris, opening the doors and windows to gusts of life and early death.
-- Decider by Dick Francis.
Dick Francis is like book crack to me. I can't get enough of his books these days. I particularly enjoy the audio versions, but I'll pack along a paperback as well.
This one is about an architect who specializes in restoring ruins and renovating them into habitable, if unconventional, homes. He finds himself in the middle of a dangerous family squabble among the heirs of a racecourse.