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Francis, Felix

Overview
Works: 86 works in 704 publications in 9 languages and 42,172 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Legal stories  Detective and mystery stories, English  War stories  Legal fiction (Literature) 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6056.R27, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Felix Francis
Dead heat by Dick Francis( Book )

55 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With his rising culinary career threatened by an episode of food poisoning at a private affair that he had catered, Max Moreton caters an exclusive luncheon at the Two Thousand Guineas horse race, a party devastated by a bomb blast that kills many of theguests
Silks by Dick Francis( Book )

58 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geoffrey Mason is well known (as "Perry" Mason) among the pro riders, including Steve Mitchell and Scot Barlow--arguably the two top pros. So when Scot Barlow is murdered--with Mitchell's pitchfork nonetheless--Geoff finds himself pulled into the case as a junior barrister
Even money by Dick Francis( Book )

39 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ned Talbot, a bookmaker working the Royal Ascot, finds himself in a race to solve his father's stabbing--a race where coming in second could cost him more than even money--it could cost him his life
Crossfire by Dick Francis( Book )

36 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Russian and held by 3,619 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to his estranged mother's house for the first time since he joined the army at seventeen, Captain Tom Forsyth discovers that she is being blackmailed and sets out to discover and defeat this hidden enemy using his finely honed military skills. But can he save his mother's reputation and career as "the first lady of British racing", or will he find himself caught in the cross fire?--Novelist
Dick Francis's Gamble by Felix Francis( Book )

42 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As one of the youngest-ever winners of the Grand National, Nick "Foxy" Foxton was enjoying his career as a world-class jockey. It was on perfect track-until a near-fatal accident cut his dream brutally sort. When he returns to Aintree as a spectator years later, nothing can prepare him for what unfolds.--From book jacket
Dick Francis's Bloodline by Felix Francis( Book )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Dick Francis novel from the author of Dick Francis's GAMBLE"
Dick Francis's Refusal by Felix Francis( Book )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 2,288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dick Francis's beloved investigator Sid Halley returns in the riveting new mystery by New York Times-bestselling author Felix Francis. Six years ago, investigator Sid Halley retired for good. He'd been harassed, beaten, shot, even lost a hand to his investigating business, and enough was enough. For the sake of his wife and new daughter he gave up that life of danger and uncertainty, 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 adamantly refuses, but the following day, 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, knowing that once he submits to this criminal bully, he will forever be under his control. But as the intimidation tactics escalate-and Sid's own family comes under threat-Sid realizes he must meet his enemy head-on. or he might pay the ultimate price for his refusal"--
Dick Francis's Damage by Felix Francis( Book )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jeff Hinkley is an undercover investigator for the British Horseracing Authority. He secretly follows a banned racehorse trainer through the crowds at the Cheltenham Racing Festival only to witness a bloody murder taking place right in front of his eyes. Could it have something to do with the reason the trainer was banned in the first place - the administration of illegal drugs to his horses? Then many more horses test positive for prohibited stimulants and someone starts making demands or else he will completely destroy the integrity of the racing industry. Jeff is tasked with finding the perpetrator and limiting the damage to the sport but discovers that he is up against an individual who will stop at nothing to prevail. Add to that a family situation that appears to be out of control and running downhill fast, and Jeff's mental and physical wellbeing is tested to the very limit, even his life is put on the line"--
Front runner by Felix Francis( Book )

20 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Czech and held by 1,988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jefferson Hinkley is back in the newest Dick Francis thriller by the New York Times-bestselling author of Damage. In his role as an undercover investigator for the British Horseracing Authority, Jeff Hinkley is approached by a multi-time champion jockey to discuss the delicate matter of losing races on purpose. Little does he know that the call will set off a lethal chain of events, including the apparent suicide of the jockey and an attempt on Hinkley's own life. Never one to leave suspicious events alone, Hinkley begins investigating the jockey and the races he may have thrown. But there are others out there who intend to prevent his inquiry from probing further. at any cost"--
Triple crown by Felix Francis( Book )

21 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jefferson Hinkley is back in the newest thriller in the Dick Francis tradition, this time on a special mission to the United States to investigate a conspiracy involving the biggest horse races in the country. Jeff Hinkley, investigator for the British Horseracing Authority, has been seconded to the US Federal Anti-Corruption in Sports Agency (FACSA) where he has been asked to find a mole in their organization--an informant who is passing on confidential information to those under suspicion in American racing. At the Kentucky Derby, Jeff joins the FACSA team in a raid on a horse trainer's barn at Churchill Downs, but the bust is a disaster, and someone ends up dead. Then, on the morning of the Derby itself, three of the most favored horses in the field fall sick. These suspicious events can be no coincidence. In search of answers, Jeff goes undercover as a groom on the backstretch at Belmont Park racetrack in New York. But he discovers far more than he was bargaining for: corrupt individuals who will stop at nothing--including murder--to capture the most elusive prize in world sport, the Triple Crown"--
Dead heat by Dick Francis( Recording )

28 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With his rising culinary career threatened by an episode of food poisoning at a private affair that he had catered, Max Moreton caters an exclusive luncheon at the Two Thousand Guineas horse race, a party devastated by a bomb blast that kills many of the guests
Even money by Dick Francis( Recording )

26 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As bookie Ned Talbot counts his losses after a winning day for gamblers at the Royal Ascot Racecourse, a man comes to him, claiming to be his father. Ned, who's always been told that his parents died when he was a baby, has trouble accepting the man's claims. But when the man is stabbed in the abdomen in the racecourse's parking lot shortly thereafter, Ned rushes to his side. The man's last words force Ned into a race to uncover the truth about his father. However, this race may prove deadly
Crossfire by Dick Francis( Recording )

22 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 1,245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to his estranged mother's house for the first time since he joined the army at seventeen, Captain Tom Forsyth discovers that she is being blackmailed and sets out to discover and defeat this hidden enemy using his finely honed military skills. But can he save his mother's reputation and career as "the first lady of British racing", or will he find himself caught in the cross fire?
Silks by Dick Francis( Recording )

25 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 1,148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a grueling trial, defense lawyer and amateur jockey Geoffrey Mason is only too happy to head to Sandown to pound a course in the saddle of a thoroughbred. But when a fellow rider is found brutally murdered, Mason's personal and professional life become entwined in a sinister fashion
Dick Francis's Gamble by Felix Francis( Recording )

19 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicholas 'Foxy' Foxton, a former jockey, is out for a day at the Grand National races when his friend and coworker Herb Kovak is murdered right in front of him and 60,000 other potential witnesses. Foxton and Kovak were both financial advisers at a firm specializing in extreme-risk investments. As he struggles to come to terms with Kovak's death, Foxton begins to question everything, from how well he knew his friend to how much he understands about his employer
Bloedlijn by Felix Francis( Book )

25 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When race caller and television presenter Mark Shillingford calls a race in which his twin sister, Clare, an accomplished and successful jockey, comes in second when she could have won, he believes the worst: that she lost on purpose, and the race was fixed. That night, Mark confronts Clare with his suspicions, she storms off after an argument--and it's the last time Mark sees her alive. Hours later, Clare jumps to her death from the balcony of a London hotel; or so it seems. Devastated and guilty over her death, Mark goes in search of answers. What had led Clare to take her own life? Or was it not suicide at all?
Dick Francis's refusal by Felix Francis( Recording )

12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six years ago, investigator Sid Halley retired for good. He'd been harassed, beaten, shot, even lost a hand to his investigating business, and enough was enough. For the sake of his wife and new daughter he gave up that life of danger and uncertainty, 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 adamantly refuses, but the following day, 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
Front runner by Felix Francis( Recording )

17 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In his role as an undercover investigator for the British Horseracing Authority, Jeff Hinkley is approached by a multi-time champion jockey to discuss the delicate matter of losing races on purpose. Little does he know that the call will set off a lethal chain of events, including the apparent suicide of the jockey and an attempt on Hinkley's own life. Never one to leave suspicious events alone, Hinkley begins investigating the jockey and the races he may have thrown. But there are others out there who intend to prevent his inquiry from probing further. at any cost
Dick Francis's bloodline by Felix Francis( Recording )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When race caller and television presenter Mark Shillingford calls a race in which his twin sister, Clare, an accomplished and successful jockey, comes in second when she could have won, he believes the worst: that she lost on purpose, and the race was fixed. That night, Mark confronts Clare with his suspicions, she storms off after an argument--and it's the last time Mark sees her alive. Hours later, Clare jumps to her death from the balcony of a London hotel; or so it seems. Devastated and guilty over her death, Mark goes in search of answers. What had led Clare to take her own life? Or was it not suicide at all?"--Container
Weigering by Felix Francis( Book )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sir Richard Stewart, the racing authority chairman, wants Sid Halley to investigate suspicious race results. But Halley gave up investigating eight years ago, swearing he'd never go back. But then Sir Richard is found dead and Halley receives a threatening call from a man insisting he investigates the alleged race-fixing. Halley refuses, but when his young daughter goes missing he realizes he may pay the ultimate price. With his family in mortal danger, Halley acts
 
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Alternative Names
Felix Francis Crime writer

Frānsīs, Fīlīks 1953-

Фрэнсис, Дик & Феликс

Фрэнсис Ф

Фрэнсис Ф. 1953-

Фрэнсис, Феликс

فيليكس فرنسيس، 1953-

フランシス, フェリックス

Languages
English (452)

German (12)

Dutch (9)

Japanese (7)

Russian (6)

Arabic (5)

Czech (4)

Polish (2)

Danish (1)

Covers
SilksEven moneyCrossfireDick Francis's GambleDead heatEven moneyCrossfireSilks