I hugely enjoyed this novel and plan to dig more into Francis's body of work. His father, of course, was Dick Francis, the former jockey who produced bestseller after bestseller set in the world of horse racing. Every Christmas, without fail, there'd be a bit of a kerfuffle between my siblings and me over who would get to buy our father a Dick Francis novel as his present. I was impressed that Elizabeth Jane Howard — who sadly died recently — was still writing a novel at the time of her death at the age of What happens next is standard Dick Francis hold-on-for-the-ride stuff. He realizes that his own life is in danger. Any errors are my responsibility.
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Books by Dick Francis (19 Books)
To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: High Stakes and Risk are both favourites, and I enjoy Shattered. My daughters both have read some over the years, too. To The Hilt Dick Francis. Jul 01, Pages Buy.
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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Upon initially meeting Danilo, Edward does not suspect him as being responsible for the sabotage of the horses. His most famous race may have been a loss: Please try again later. This page was last edited on 1 May , at I was even lucky enough to meet Dick Francis years later at a book signing and have a brief conversation about writing while he scrawled on the flyleaf of his latest hardback for me. According to the official website the next novel features a tv racing presenter as the lead character and will be published later this year.
View all posts by The Lit Bitch. Compare all 4 new copies. Nerve is the second novel by British mystery novelist Dick Francis , published in By training Harrison Foster is a lawyer, but he's working as a crisis manager for a London firm. New Softcover Quantity Available:
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