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- DescriptionEven Money is the gripping Dick Francis vel by Dick Francis and Felix Francis. Royal Ascot's first day, and bookmaker Ned Talbot watches helplessly as a string of favourites come in. With the punters totting up their winnings, he counts his losses. Then an old man steps forward with a very different claim. The father Ned never knew - long ago believed killed in a car crash - is standing before him. Barely an hour later, Ned's newly-found father is dying in Ascot's car park. Stabbed by an unkwn assailant, he warns Ned 'be very careful'. But of whom? Of what? Ned races to discover the truth behind his father's disappearance and sudden reappearance. It's t just money on the line w. It's lives. From Felix Francis and Dick Francis, the bestselling co-authors of Dead Heat comes Even Money , the latest Dick Francis vel. Packed with all the hair-raising suspense and excitement readers kw and love from Dick Francis, Even Money is the most thrilling yet. Praise for the Dick Francis vels: The Francis flair is clear for all to see . ( Daily Mail ). Spare, efficient and unflashy ...inexorably draws you in . ( Daily Telegraph ). The master of suspense and intrigue . ( Country Life ). Still the master . ( Racing Post ). Dick Francis was one of the most successful post-war National Hunt jockeys. On his retirement from the saddle, he published his autobiography, The Sport of Queens , before going on to write forty-three bestselling vels, a volume of short stories and the biography of Lester Piggott. Dick Francis died in February, 2010, at the age of 89, but he remains one of the greatest thriller writers of all time. Felix Francis is the younger of Dick's two sons. Since 2006, Felix has taken a more significant role in the writing, first with Dead Heat and then increasingly with the bestsellers, Silks and Even Money . Crossfire is the fourth vel of this father-and-son collaboration.
- Author BiographyDick Francis has written forty-two novels, a volume of short stories (Field of 13), his autobiography (The Sport of Queens) and the biography of Lester Piggott. He is rightly acclaimed as one of the greatest thriller writers in the world. Felix Francis is the younger of Dick's two sons. Over the last forty years Felix has assisted with the research of many of the Dick Francis novels, not least Twice Shy, Shattered and Under Orders. With the publication of Dead Heat, Felix took on a more significant role in the writing, which has continued brilliantly with the top ten bestseller Silks. Even Money is the third novel of this father-and-son collaboration.
- Author(s)Dick Francis,Felix Francis
- PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
- Date of Publication03/09/2009
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintMichael Joseph Ltd
- Out-of-print date15/03/2013
- Weight665 g
- Width162 mm
- Height240 mm
- Spine36 mm
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