For Kicks

For Kicks

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 11/09/2014
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Synopsis

Discover the classic mystery from Dick Francis, one of the greatest thriller writers of all time'Incredibly enjoyable and will deliver its kicks again and again' 5***** Reader Review 'You can always depend on Dick Francis for an engrossing adventure' 5***** Reader Review 'Edge-of-seat stuff, a real page turner' 5***** Reader Review ______Daniel Roke owns a stud farm in Australia. He's young, smart, hard-working and desperate for some excitement - all of which makes him the ideal candidate for the Earl of October, who has come visiting.The Earl is concerned about a horse-doping scandal that is destroying English racing. He wants to pay Daniel to come back with him, pose as a highly corruptible stable lad and discover who is behind it.But when Daniel agrees, he doesn't realise just how close he'll have to get to find the truth.Nor how determined the criminals will be to prevent him living long enough to tell anyone . . .Packed with intrigue and hair-raising suspense, For Kicks 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: 9781405916899
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Weight: 260g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 23 mm

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