Tag: Dick Francis

Book Review: Nerve by Dick Francis

Nerve by Dick Francis My rating: 5 of 5 starsKindle One of the author’s first series of jockey driven stories. I found his insights illuminating, his characters gritty and beautiful at once, but most of all the story drove me straight through to the… Continue Reading “Book Review: Nerve by Dick Francis”

Book Review: Dead Cert by Dick Francis

Dead Cert by Dick Francis My rating: 5 of 5 starsAmazon Hard to believe this was his first crime novel. I was still looking for the bad guy when it was revealed, but there was another and that came at the end. Wonderful to… Continue Reading “Book Review: Dead Cert by Dick Francis”

Book Review: Knockdown by Dick Francis

Knockdown by Dick Francis My rating: 5 of 5 starsAmazonMy review got lost between Amazon and here so I’ll try to repeat it. Truly masterful, Dick Francis once again weaves a mystery, this time from the sales agent side of the horse trade. A… Continue Reading “Book Review: Knockdown by Dick Francis”

Book Review: Second Wind by Dick Francis

Second Wind by Dick Francis My rating: 5 of 5 starsAmazon Okay, the connection to racing was limited but important. I’ll encourage you to read it yourself. Second Wind is about a meteorologist (weather guesser) stumbles on a plot to trade in nuclear material… Continue Reading “Book Review: Second Wind by Dick Francis”

Book Review: A Racing Life by Graham Lord

Dick Francis: A Racing Life by Graham Lord My rating: 5 of 5 starsamazon Dick Francis Bio Interesting as biographies go, I was somewhat put off by the author quoting conversations. What I actually like most was the listed references. I understand the controversy… Continue Reading “Book Review: A Racing Life by Graham Lord”

Book Review: Break in by Dick Francis

Break In by Dick Francis My rating: 5 of 5 starsAmazon Another grand adventure in the horse racing world. This Dick Francis volume is subtitled Kit Fielding #1. I need to break out my list and check off what I have re-read and reviewed.… Continue Reading “Book Review: Break in by Dick Francis”

Book Review: Flying Finish by Dick Francis

Flying Finish by Dick Francis My rating: 5 of 5 starsAmazon As you can tell from the Title flying is involved in the horse-related mystery. Francis’ first-person style is legendary. My only problem early on was why he was referred to as Henry and… Continue Reading “Book Review: Flying Finish by Dick Francis”

Book Review: Decider by Dick Francis

Decider by Dick Francis My rating: 5 of 5 starsamazon Galloping to a great finish again. I am a fan of Dick Francis and his horse racing related mayhem. This is another re-read. breaking out all my Dick Francis for light reading. You’ll love… Continue Reading “Book Review: Decider by Dick Francis”