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Even Money

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Discover the classic mystery from Dick Francis, one of the greatest thriller writers of all time
'Well-researched and expertly written, it is gripping from start to finish' 5***** Reader Review
'You really feel that you are involved with the plot and feel for the characters' 5***** Reader Review
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On Royal Ascot's first day, 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 - believed to have been killed in a car crash long ago - is standing before him.
Barely an hour later, Ned's newly-found father is dying in Ascot's car park. Stabbed by an unknown 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 not just money on the line now. It's lives . . .
Packed with intrigue and hair-raising suspense, Even Money is just one of the many blockbuster thrillers from legendary crime writer Dick Francis.
Praise for Dick Francis:
'As a jockey, Dick Francis was unbeatable when he got into his stride. The same is true of his crime writing' Daily Mirror
'The narrative is brisk and gripping and the background researched with care . . . the entire story is a pleasure to relish' Scotsman
'Dick Francis's fiction has a secret ingredient - his inimitable knack of grabbing the reader's attention on page one and holding it tight until the very end' Sunday Telegraph
'A regular winner . . . as smooth, swift and lean as ever' Sunday Express
'The master of suspense and intrigue' Country Life
'Francis writing at his best' Evening Standard
'Still the master' Racing Post


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Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd

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  • ISBN: 9780141931876
  • Release date: September 3, 2009

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  • ISBN: 9780141931876
  • File size: 1374 KB
  • Release date: September 3, 2009

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Fiction Mystery

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English

Discover the classic mystery from Dick Francis, one of the greatest thriller writers of all time
'Well-researched and expertly written, it is gripping from start to finish' 5***** Reader Review
'You really feel that you are involved with the plot and feel for the characters' 5***** Reader Review
______
On Royal Ascot's first day, 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 - believed to have been killed in a car crash long ago - is standing before him.
Barely an hour later, Ned's newly-found father is dying in Ascot's car park. Stabbed by an unknown 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 not just money on the line now. It's lives . . .
Packed with intrigue and hair-raising suspense, Even Money is just one of the many blockbuster thrillers from legendary crime writer Dick Francis.
Praise for Dick Francis:
'As a jockey, Dick Francis was unbeatable when he got into his stride. The same is true of his crime writing' Daily Mirror
'The narrative is brisk and gripping and the background researched with care . . . the entire story is a pleasure to relish' Scotsman
'Dick Francis's fiction has a secret ingredient - his inimitable knack of grabbing the reader's attention on page one and holding it tight until the very end' Sunday Telegraph
'A regular winner . . . as smooth, swift and lean as ever' Sunday Express
'The master of suspense and intrigue' Country Life
'Francis writing at his best' Evening Standard
'Still the master' Racing Post


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