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Francis, Dick

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Most widely held works by Dick Francis
Under orders by Dick Francis( Book )

42 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three corpses turn up on Cheltenham Gold Cup Day, including a jockey who had earlier in the day won the Triumph Hurdle, ex-jockey-turned-sleuth Sid Halley investigates a possible link to Lord Enstone's mysterious losing streak
Silks by Dick Francis( Book )

64 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 4,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lawyer and amateur jockey defends a champion jockey accused of killing a fellow rider
Even money by Dick Francis( Book )

48 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 4,079 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
Driving force by Dick Francis( Book )

61 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,062 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a hitchhiker picked up by one of his drivers is later found murdered, ex-jockey Freddie Croft, the owner of a profitable fleet of horse vans, is drawn into the mystery
Wild horses by Dick Francis( Book )

68 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 4,024 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As he lies on his deathbed, Valentine Clark harbors a secret he is desperate to be rid of. In his delirium he makes his last confession to Thomas Lyon, a visiting film maker shooting a movie on racing, whom he mistakes for a priest. Wild horses could not drag the secret from a priest, but in Lyon's case silence is merely an option, especially now that the secret has put his life in danger. By the author of Driving Force
10 lb. penalty by Dick Francis( Book )

67 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man in Britain gives up horse racing to help his millionaire father contest a seat in a parliamentary election. A tale of father-son friendship against the background of political skullduggery. By the author of To the Hilt
The danger by Dick Francis( Book )

98 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 3,853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alessia Cenci, a young champion jockey, is kidnapped in Bologna, agent Andrew Douglas is sent to secure her release. For Andrew, the bungling of the Italian police is only the first in a chain of catastrophic events he cannot control
Break in by Dick Francis( Book )

61 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Successful steeplechase jockey Christmas "Kit" Fielding finds himself attacked, chased, kidnapped, and knifed when he comes to the aid of his twin sister Holly and her husband, Bobby Allardeck, star-crossed lovers
Straight by Dick Francis( Book )

65 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of his brother Greville--an enigmatic figure with numerous enemies--bodes ill for Derek Franklin, who inherits numerous aspects of his life, including its dangers
Field of thirteen by Dick Francis( Book )

51 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 3,657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen stories on horse racing. In Blind Chance, a blind boy discovers a scheme by crooks to rig bets, while in Carrot for a Chestnut, life punishes a jockey who drugs his horse
Crossfire by Dick Francis( Book )

35 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Russian and held by 3,655 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?
Bolt by Dick Francis( Book )

72 editions published between 1986 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 3,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a number of horses are shot by someone using a weapon called a "humane killer," steeple chase jockey Kit Fielding vows to stop the killing
The edge by Dick Francis( Book )

21 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Japanese and held by 2,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tor Kelsey, an undercover security operative for the British Jockey Club, is assigned to protect guests on "The Great Transcontinental Mystery Race Train," individuals whose safety is imperiled by real-life murder and mayhem
Flying finish by Dick Francis( Book )

77 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A thriller about jumping horses and how they are transported from one place to another around the world
Dick Francis mysteries by Dick Francis( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Horses run hot and murder runs cold, but Jockey Club investigator David Cleveland always keeps his cool
The sport of queens; the autobiography of Dick Francis by Dick Francis( Book )

24 editions published between 1957 and 1999 in English and Japanese and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The exciting life story of a champion steeplechase jockey who is also a world-famous suspense novelist
The racing game( Visual )

4 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An accident leaves a champion jockey unable to race so he becomes a private investigator in the horse racing industry
Risk ; Igra bez kozyreĭ by Dick Francis( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in Russian and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sport of queens by Dick Francis( Recording )

1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Outstanding thriller writer Dick Francis made his first career as a champion steeplechase jockey. In his autobiography he told of his development as a rider, from his first attempts on a donkey to the heights of his eventual success. He recounted his progress through show jumping and hunting, the war years with the RAF and his long struggle to become a jockey
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Alternative Names
Dick Francis britisk skribent

Dick Francis Brits schrijver

Dick Francis brittisk författare

Dick Francis brytyjski dżokej i pisarz

Dick Francis écrivain britannique

Dick Francis scrittore britannico

Dick Francis walisischer Jockey und Krimi-Schriftsteller

Francis D. 1920-2010

Francis, Dick

Francis, Dick 1920-

Francis, Dick 1920-2010

Francis R. S. 1920-2010

Francis, Richard Stanley

Francis Richard Stanley 1920-2010

Frānsīs, Dīk 1920-2010

Frānsiss, D. 1920-2010

Frānsiss, D. (Diks), 1920-2010

Frānsiss, Diks 1920-2010

Frėnsis, Dik

Frensis, Dik 1920-2010

Frensiss, Diks 1920-2010

Furanshisu, Dikku

Furanshisu, Dikku 1920-2010

Дик Франсис

Дік Френсіс

Френсис Д. 1920-2010

Френсис, Дик

Френсис, Дик 1920-2010

Френсис Р. С. 1920-2010

Фрэнсис Д. 1920-2010

Фрэнсис, Дик

Фрэнсис, Дик & Феликс

Фрэнсис, Дик 1920-2010

דיק פרנסיס

פרנסיס, דיק

פרנסיס, דיק 1920-2010

ديك فرنسيس، 1920-2010

دیک فرانسیس نویسنده بریتانیایی

დიკ ფრენსისი

프랜시스, 딕 1920-2010


フランシス, ディック


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