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High Stakes
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High Stakes

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

High Stakes tells of Steven Scott who owns horses but does not know much about them. He sacks his trainer because he suspects underhand dealings. Smokescreen is a novel in which Edward Lincoln investigates the failure of a...

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Silks
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Silks

Dick Francis, Felix Francis, Tony Britton

From award-winning author Dick Francis and his son, Felix, comes Geoffrey Mason--a defense barrister whose true passion is riding his thoroughbred. When a fellow jockey is accused of murdering a colleague, Mason is torn between...

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Even Money
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Even Money

Dick Francis, Felix Francis, Tony Britton, AudioGo

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....

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Dead Heat
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Dead Heat

Dick Francis, Felix Francis, Tony Britton

Francis roars out of the gate with this follow-up to Under Orders, set against the backdrop of Great Britain's famed 2000 Guineas Stakes. This New York Times bestseller is available in a tall Premium Edition.

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Bolt
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Bolt

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

When Kit Fielding, champion steeplechase jockey, finds out that his chief patron, Princess Casilia, is facing a serious threat, he goes to her aid. Neither realises that his support is the first step towards a frightening battle...

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Shattered
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Shattered

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

Menace and murder go hand in hand in the electrifying new thriller from the grand master of crime fiction. When jockey Martin Stukely dies after a fall at Cheltenham, his friend Gerald Logan becomes embroiled in a perilous search...

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Odds Against
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Odds Against

Dick Francis, Tony Britton, AudioGo

'Another of Dick Francis's superb racing thrillers. Fast plot, breathtaking finale, authentic background' Daily Telegraph

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Flying Finish
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Flying Finish

Dick Francis, Tony Britton, AudioGo

A steeplechase thriller, in which one young man abandons his desk job to join a firm which transports racehorses all over the world, and though it proves to be a passport to many things, it also brings him face to face with...

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Driving Force
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Driving Force

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

A retired steeplechase jockey and owner of a fleet of motor horseboxes finds an unwelcome corpse on his doorstep after one of his drivers picks up a hitchhiker. Follows COMEBACK.

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For Kicks
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For Kicks

Dick Francis, Tony Britton, AudioGo

When the horse that wins a race gallops in with a frothing mouth and popping eyes, it was only natural to suspect that someone had slipped a booster into his oats.

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For Kicks
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For Kicks

Dick Francis, Tony Britton, AudioGo

When the horse that wins a race gallops in with a frothing mouth and popping eyes, it was only natural to suspect that someone had slipped a booster into his oats.

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Wild Horses
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Wild Horses

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

This thriller by the author of Decider concerns a case of mistaken identity set against the background of the making of a film about racing.

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Come to Grief
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Come to Grief

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

In this, his third adventure, Sid Halley is still in his mid-thirties, still troubled, courageous and unwilling to admit defeat. He uncovers a crime by a friend whom he - and everyone else - has held in affection.

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Dead Cert
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Dead Cert

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

This thriller set in the world of jockeys is written by the former National Hunt jockey, Dick Francis.

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Reflex
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Reflex

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

Jockey Philip Nore is no ordinary hero. When Nore began to suspect that a track photographer's fatal accident was really murder, he sets out to discover the truth and to trap the killer. Slowly, he unravels some nasty secrets...

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To The Hilt
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To The Hilt

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

Alexander Kinloch, artist, lives alone on a remote Scottish mountain. His peace is shattered when he finds a group of strangers waiting for him at his home. After a scuffle, he is left for dead, with the words where is it? ...

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Field of Thirteen
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Field of Thirteen

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

Dick Francis has compiled a volume of thirteen short stories, the settings ranging from the National Hunt Festival at Cheltenham, where a middle-aged owner falls hopelessly in love with her jockey, to the Kentucky Derby at...

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Second Wind
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Second Wind

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

An English TV meteorologist accepts a hurricane-chasing ride aboard a small airplane and has a frightful accident that teaches him more secrets than wind speeds. Unabridged.

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Under Orders
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Under Orders

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

The long awaited new blockbuster from Dick Francis

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Nerve
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Nerve

Dick Francis, Tony Britton, AudioGo

Rob Finn's winning streak made him one of the most sought-after steeplechase jockeys. But his subsequent collapse in form surprised no one more than himself. As word spreads that Finn has lost his nerve, he discovers a...

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Twice Shy
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Twice Shy

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

Part of the Simply Stories series, this ELT reader is an edited version of Dick Francis' Twice Shy , reduced to 1050 words.

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Decider
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Decider

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

'Always a cracking read' Daily Mail

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Smokescreen
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Smokescreen

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

Edward Lincoln has scaled the Himalayas, survived deadly car chases and defeated scores of assassins. As a movie action man he's even suffered stoically at the hands of sadistic directors. After finishing his latest film, he's...

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Odds Against
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Odds Against

Dick Francis, Tony Britton, AudioGo

'Another of Dick Francis's superb racing thrillers. Fast plot, breathtaking finale, authentic background' Daily Telegraph

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Forfeit
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Forfeit

Dick Francis, Tony Britton, AudioGo

Bert Checkov, a racing correspondent, drunkenly confesses to fellow Fleet Street hack James Tyrone that he's been giving his readers bum tips for years. Five minutes later, Checkov's fallen out a seventh floor window. Tyrone has a...

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Comeback
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Comeback

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

Foreign Office diplomat Peter Darwin is returning to England, back to his childhood home of Gloucestershire. But instead of a pleasant trip down memory lane, Peter finds himself coming to the aid of a veterinary surgeon whose...

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Nerve
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Nerve

Dick Francis, Tony Britton, AudioGo

Rob Finn's winning streak made him one of the most sought-after steeplechase jockeys. But his subsequent collapse in form surprised no one more than himself. As word spreads that Finn has lost his nerve, he discovers a...

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Blood Sport
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Blood Sport

Dick Francis, Tony Britton, AudioGo

Gene Hawkins is dragged from his sleep early one Sunday to join his boss on a boat on the Thames. There he meets Dave Teller, who urgently requires his investigative skills. Two of his horses have gone missing and one has been...

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Bonecrack
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Bonecrack

Dick Francis, Tony Britton, AudioGo

At midnight Neil Griffon's home is broken into and he is abducted by masked men. When he wakes up, hours later, Neil discovers that 'unless he cooperates' his kidnappers will destroy his father's racing stable, his precious horses...

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Knockdown
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Knockdown

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

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In the Frame
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In the Frame

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

Charles Todd makes a living as a painter of horses. However someone is making a fortune forging paintings by the masters and then selling them to people who usually end up dead. Charles arrives in Australia to investigate and is...

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The Danger
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The Danger

Dick Francis, Tony Britton, AudioGo

A rejacketed classic Dick Francis backlist title

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Trial Run
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Trial Run

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

'Neat and nasty plot ... all too plausible' Financial Times

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Banker
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Banker

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

Tim Ekaterin's merchant bank, like all banks, invests only in sure things. Now he is about to involve it in a u5 million stallion. Top breeders reckon it's the safest bet in racing, but racing is riddled with dubious dealmakers -...

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Hot Money
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Hot Money

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

Malcolm Pembroke didn't get rich without making a few enemies - not least among the five wives and nine children left like wreckage in his wake. But when Moira, his fifth wife, is murdered and Malcolm believes that someone is out...

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Break In
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Break In

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

Steeplechase jockey Kit Fielding has just ridden another winner for his patron - the Princess - when his twin sister Holly comes to him with terrible news. A newspaper is printing stories which will put her husband, and his...

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Longshot
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Longshot

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

John Kendall is short of funds, so he accepts a commission to write the biography of Tremayne Vickers, a successful National Hunt racehorse trainer, despite knowing little about the world of racing. The author is a winner of the...

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The Edge
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The Edge

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

Part of the Simply Stories series, this ELT reader has been graded in vocabulary and structure. The word count is as follows: level one, 500; level two, 1050; level three, 1650; level four, 2360; level five, 3000.

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10Lb Penalty
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10Lb Penalty

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

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Flying Finish
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Flying Finish

Dick Francis, Tony Britton, AudioGo

A steeplechase thriller, in which one young man abandons his desk job to join a firm which transports racehorses all over the world, and though it proves to be a passport to many things, it also brings him face to face with...

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Risk
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Risk

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

A crime novel set in the world of horse racing, in which an amateur steeplechase jockey finds himself the target of a vicious persecution for which there appears to be no reason.

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Whip Hand
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Whip Hand

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

This thriller features Sid Halley from Odds Against and the TV series The Racing Game . This book won the Crime Writers' Association Gold Dagger.

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Proof
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Proof

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

Wine merchant Tony Beach will do anything for a quiet life. But when a party to celebrate the end of the racing season ends in eight violent deaths, he is drawn reluctantly into the subsequent investigation. Meanwhile, the police,...

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Straight
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Straight

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

A racing thriller which was first published in 1989, featuring a steeplechase jockey who must identify three mysterious enemies if he is to survive.

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Slay Ride
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Slay Ride

Dick Francis, Tony Britton

David Cleveland, investigator for the Jockey Club, goes to Norway in response to an appeal from Oslo racecourse. A British jockey, riding there, has disappeared, and with him has gone a day's takings from the turnstiles. The...

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