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Sep 06, 2005
| ISBN 9780425206706
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Sep 06, 2005 | ISBN 9780425206706
In Dead Cert, steeplechaser Alan York knows well the dangers of the sport.
But when his best friend and rival takes a fall in the middle of a race, Alan discovers that his death was no accident.
Nerve is the story of a struggling young jockey named Rob—a misfit in a family of accomplished musicians-who discovers that his troubling losing streak is caused not by a lack of skill or confidence, but by something far more sinister.
For Kicks finds Australian horse breeder Daniel Roke resisting an exorbitant sum of money to investigate a scandal involving drugged racehorses. But after another investigator dies mysteriously, Roke agrees to fill his shoes—and learns that men who give drugs to horses are capable of doing much worse to human beings.
Dick Francis was born in South Wales in 1920. He was a young rider of distinction winning awards and trophies at horse shows throughout the United Kingdom. At the outbreak of World War II he joined the Royal Air Force… More about Dick Francis
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