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Dead Cert As jockey Alan York looked at the back of Bill Davidson astride the great horse Admiral, one thing was different Before his rival reached the last hurdle, he was dead Alan knew racing was dangerous he also knew Bill s death was no accident It was the kind of knowledge that could get a man killled The best thriller writer going THE ATLANTIC MONTHLY


About the Author: Dick Francis

Dick Francis CBE born Richard Stanley Francis was a popular British horse racing crime writer and retired jockey.Dick Francis worked on his books with his wife, Mary, before her death Dick considered his wife to be his co writer as he is quoted in the book, The Dick Francis Companion , released in 2003 Mary and I worked as a team I have often said that I would have been happy to have both our names on the cover Mary s family always called me Richard due to having another Dick in the family I am Richard, Mary was Mary, and Dick Francis was the two of us together Series Sid Halley Mystery Kit Fielding Mystery



10 thoughts on “Dead Cert

  1. says:

    First published in 1962, this is the book that started Dick Francis on his career as a novelist Francis was forty two at the time, a veteran of World War II, and a former steeplechase jockey himself Virtually all of his novels take place in and around the world of British horseracing While he repeats the sa


  2. says:

    racing can be a dangerous sport, but it becomes a deadly one when a champion is killed.The film doesn t build the suspense in the same way at all the book was a corker racing can be a dangerous sport, but it becomes a deadly one when a champion is killed.The film doesn t build the suspense in the same way at all t


  3. says:

    Dick Francis may not have been trying to earn literary awards, or communicating any life changing truths with his writing, or pick apart the general public and or it s attitudes ideas lifestyles But he sure did know how to tell a great mystery story His heroes are always kind, tough, clever, and very good, in a very basi


  4. says:

    Synopsis blurb..Three jockeys were warned not to win their races, someone wanted good riders turned into also rans Bill died when the sure footed Admiral fell, Joe was scared rotten, and Alan York became the prime target of a vicious gang But Alan wanted revenge, and to hell with the danger.I have seen and heard of this author


  5. says:

    A re read as a palate cleaner Still love it as much Wonderful language, great characterisation and perfect racing lore.


  6. says:

    Dick Francis What a great writer Now and then I ll reread one I try to wait a long time because they re so memorable Dead Cert isthan half a century old, and shows its age Would you believe a fleet of taxis directed by radio from a central location being described as a brilliant innovation But terrific characters, terrific suspense, and the


  7. says:

    I love all of Dick Francis books, well written and always has an interesting story Highly recommend


  8. says:

    What is there to say about Dick Francis As I think about all of his books yes, this review covers all of his books, and yes I ve read them all I think about a moral ethical hero, steeped in intelligence and goodness embroiled in evil machinations within British horse racing society either directly or indirectly The heroes aren t always horse jockies, they


  9. says:

    Dick Francis may not be trying to earn literary awards, or communicate any life changing truths with his writing, but he does know how to tell a great mystery story His heroes are always kind, tough, clever, and good His plots are always engaging His romances there is almost always a romance do border on overly cheesy at times, but they are sweet And I find the


  10. says:

    The very first racing thriller penned by Dick Francis,which launched him on his bestselling career.A horse,which is heavily fancied to win,falls during a race and its jockey is killed.His friend investigates and finds himself in mortal danger.


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