Fb2 For Kicks ePub
by Dick Francis
|Publisher:||Michael Joseph; 1st edition (January 4, 1972)|
|Fb2 eBook:||1272 kb|
|ePub eBook:||1313 kb|
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Daniel Roke, Australian who "For Kicks" by Dick Francis is why the hero takes on a painful job, and gets broken and bruised. The lone hero has to investigate and fight - with some background data, without training, tools, or support. Annoying, too gorgeous, the October daughters, distract, detract, and fatally endanger.
Dick Francis's fiction has a secret ingredient - his inimitable knack of grabbing the reader's attention on page one and . Dick Francis was one of the most successful post-war National Hunt jockeys
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. the entire story is a pleasure to relish' Scotsman. Francis writing at his best' Evening Standard. Dick Francis was one of the most successful post-war National Hunt jockeys. The winner of over 350 races, he was champion jockey in 1953/1954 and rode for HM Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, most famously on Devon Loch in the 1956 Grand National.
The best thriller writer going. Atlantic Monthly Daniel Roke didn't want to leave his Australian stud farm to help look into an English horse-doping scandal. But there he was in England, taking over invetsigative duties vacated by a racing journalist who had died in a suspicious auto accident.
In Dick Francis’s newest mystery novel, For Kicks, Daniel Roke discovers his true self by risking life and limb trying to expose the . If anyone should write a book about horses and steeple chases it would have to be Dick Francis.
In Dick Francis’s newest mystery novel, For Kicks, Daniel Roke discovers his true self by risking life and limb trying to expose the secret underground world of horse doping. Disguised as a stable lad, Dan makes his way through some of the dirtiest stables in England starting at October’s and working his way down to Hedly Humber’s, all while earning the reputation of a criminal. Not only does he have years of experience in the horse racing business but he has already wrote dozens of other highly successful books such as Nerve and Reflex.
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Common sense said that the whole idea was crazy. but when offered huge sums of money to move to England and help the Earl of October uncover a suspected racehorse dope scandal, Danny Roke finds the proposal intriguing. Swapping his job as proprietor of an Australian stud farm to work undercover as a stable hand in Yorkshire, Danny soon has his hands full.
Richard Stanley Francis CBE FRSL (31 October 1920 – 14 February 2010) was a British crime writer, and former steeplechase jockey, whose novels centre on horse racing in England. After wartime service in the RAF, Francis became a full-time jump-jockey, winning over 350 races and becoming champion jockey of the British National Hunt.
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