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Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 28/07/2016
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Things are hotting up in this gripping thriller from bestselling author Felix Francis'Grabs you from the start and keeps you hooked. A fast-paced book that you can't put down' 5***** READER REVIEW 'A great story, suspenseful with lots of twists and turns' 5***** READER REVIEW _______Jefferson Hinkley is back.Operating as an undercover investigator for the British Horseracing Authority, Jeff is approached by the multiple-champion jockey, Dave Swinton, to discuss the delicate matter of his losing races on purpose.Little does Jeff realise that his visit to Swinton's house will result in a brutal attempt on his life.Shortly after Jeff narrowly escapes a certain and grisly death, the charred body Dave Swinton is found in his burnt-out car at a deserted beauty spot in Oxfordshire.The police think it's suicide, but Jeff is not so sure. He starts to investigate those races that Swinton could have intentionally lost, but soon discovers instead that there are those who would prevent him from doing so, at any cost . . . _______Praise for Dick Francis and Felix Francis:'From winning post to top of the bestseller list, time after time'Sunday Times'The Francis flair is clear for all to see'Daily Mail'The master of suspense and intrigue'Country Life

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781405915212
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Weight: 298g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 26 mm

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I've always liked Dick Francis novels and enjoy those written by Felix just as much.
Alistair Lamb