When a valuable horse dies in a suspicious road accident, Sid and Chico are hired to investigate a possible insurance scam. Feb 01, Daren rated it really liked it Shelves: For instance, in Rat Race , [the protagonist] operated an air-taxi service that specialized in carrying jockeys, trainers and owners to distant race courses. Сотрудник отдела расследований Британского жокей-клуба Дэвид Кливленд приезжает в Норвегию, чтобы расследовать исчезновение английского жокея Боба Шермана. Holly Ritger rated it really liked it May 24, A long shot comes home first, and a bookie loses big.
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Before that book came out in , Mrs. Don't have a Kindle? They were very absorbing reading. The Sport of Queens. In Australia, he is recognized in restaurants, from his book-jacket picture. Shortly after becoming a professional, he was offered the prestige job of first jockey to Vivian Smith, Lord Bicester. One person found this helpful.
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Dick and Mary Francis created a spectacularly successful literary partnership, and the story of the Dick Francis books was the story of them both. Get to Know Us. And what in the world is wrong with telling the reader about the country the story is set in, as in the South African one? Steven Scott, wealthy toy maker and racehorse owner, sacks his trainer because he suspects he's a crook. The first book he penned was his autobiography The Sport of Queens which was published in for which he was the ghost writer.
The Dick Francis Thriller: The Racing Game
Description: A long shot comes home first, and a bookie loses big. Francis collaborated extensively in his fiction with his wife, Mary, until her death. Chico Barnes 5 episodes, She also edits his manuscripts, and serves as sounding board for plot line and character development.