Comeback

Comeback

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 11/09/2014
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Discover the classic mystery from Dick Francis, one of the greatest thriller writers of all time'Gripping from start to finish, a brilliant plot and fast paced' 5***** Reader Review 'Another brilliant adventure story from the inimitable Dick Francis. This story keeps you turning the pages eagerly' 5***** Reader Review ______Foreign Office diplomat Peter Darwin is returning to England, back to his childhood home of Gloucestershire. But instead of a pleasant trip down memory lane, Peter finds himself coming to the aid of a veterinary surgeon whose operating theatre is rapidly turning into an abattoir.A string of valuable racehorses have suffered unexplained deaths, and the police are baffled. When Darwin looks into the mystery, he finds that his connections - and memories - help him uncover criminal activities that stretch back all the way to his childhood.But the more Darwin uncovers, the closer he gets to a killer who just can't stop . . .Packed with intrigue and hair-raising suspense, Comeback is just one of the many blockbuster thrillers from legendary crime writer Dick Francis.Praise for Dick Francis:'As a jockey, Dick Francis was unbeatable when he got into his stride. The same is true of his crime writing'Daily Mirror'The narrative is brisk and gripping and the background researched with care . . . the entire story is a pleasure to relish' Scotsman'Dick Francis's fiction has a secret ingredient - his inimitable knack of grabbing the reader's attention on page one and holding it tight until the very end' Sunday Telegraph'A regular winner . . . as smooth, swift and lean as ever' Sunday Express'The master of suspense and intrigue'Country Life'Francis writing at his best' Evening Standard'Still the master' Racing Post

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781405916868
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Weight: 287g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 25 mm

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