Reading ➽ Whip Hand (Sid Halley, #2) Author Dick Francis –

Whip Hand (Sid Halley, #2) Ex Jockey And Private Investigator Sid Halley Is Approached By The Wife Of An Elite Racehorse Trainer, Begging His Help In Figuring Out Why Her Husband S Most Promising Horses Have Been Performing So Poorly At First Halley Thinks She S Overreacting And The Losing Streak Is Just Dumb Luck But Now He S Beginning To Think It S Something Fardangerous

10 thoughts on “Whip Hand (Sid Halley, #2)

  1. says:

    Winning was all Winning was my function What I was there for What I wanted What I was born for.In the dream, I won the race The shouting turned to cheering, and the cheering lifted me up on its wings, like a wave But the winning was all not the

  2. says:

    My first Dick Francis read and it was great Not all that fond of books set abroad but didn t know that when I began reading Can say though that it didn t bother or annoy me at all that it was set in England Actually learned much about England by reading

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    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 ho

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    Dick Francis was never much for reoccurring characters However, there were a couple protagonists that popped up now and again during histhan five decade long career of penning bestselling, award winning and brilliant suspense novels Sid Halley, a personal favorite of mine,

  5. says:

    The second Sid Halley book, read many years after the first, brilliant book Retired jockey with an artificial electronic hand, turned private investigator, faces three tough plots at the same time, two of them including physical violence and intimidation.

  6. says:

    An award winning Francis mystery, Whip Hand is not like many of the Francis books I ve read recently in that the largest majority of the book revolves around the horse racing world Francis has a knack for involving horse racing in his stories, but many, if not most of the stories also included

  7. says:

    Dick Francis is a sadly missed favorite author, especially his knack for snappy relevant titles, and fascinating a non horse reader me Hero Sid loses the use of his hand in the series, at least once a villain tortures him in his weakest limb Ouch I still get the shivers remembering.

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    Whip Hand was the second book by Dick Francis to win the prestigious Edgar award he is still the only author to ever win three Edgars for mystery novels and I think it s a pretty terrific entry in his series It is also the second book about Sid Halley, the one handed ex jockey who has become a successful private

  9. says:

    I ve now read twenty eight of the Edgar Best Novel Award winners, and one thing I ve noticed is that the selection committee seems to favor the stand alone novel over the series entry Out of the 28 there have been 17 stand alones as against 11 series novels one of which, Ed Lacy s ROOM TO SWING, probably shouldn t count as

  10. says:

    Well, hello I d always avoided Francis, thinking his books would be too niche How interesting could a mystery set at a racetrack be I was incredibly wrong Great characters, good dialogue, excellent sense of place this book worked on just about every leve...

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