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Jul 01, 2014
| ISBN 9780425268544
Sep 03, 2013
| ISBN 9781101636527
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Jul 01, 2014 | ISBN 9780425268544
Sep 03, 2013 | ISBN 9781101636527
Six years ago, private investigator Sid Halley retired. He’d been harassed, beaten, shot, even lost a hand—enough was enough. For the sake of his wife and new daughter, he gave up that life, and he thought nothing would ever lure him back into the game.He thought wrong.Sir Richard Stewart, chairman of the racing authority, begs Sid to investigate a series of dodgy races. Sid refuses. Then Sir Richard is found dead under suspicious circumstances. And then a man with an Irish accent contacts Sid, telling him to deliver a whitewashed report about the suspected race-fixing…or else.At first Sid ignores these warnings. But as the intimidation tactics escalate—and his own family comes under threat—Sid realizes he must meet his enemy head-on…or he might pay the ultimate price for his refusal.
Felix Francis, a graduate of London University, is an accomplished outdoorsman, marksman, and pilot who has assisted with the research of many of his father’s novels. The co-author and author of numerous Dick Francis novels, most recently Pulse, he lives in… More about Felix Francis
“[Felix Francis] has one priceless advantage. He couldn’t have had a better teacher.”—The Washington Times“Francis aficionados will hope that Felix chooses to carry on the family tradition on his own.”—Publishers Weekly “Francis knows how to control this wild run of a plot and also knows how to create a conflicted character in the midst of crisis. A stunning addition to the family line.”—Booklist
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