Tag: Dick Francis

Book Review: Forfeit by Dick Francis

Forfeit by Dick Francis My rating: 5 of 5 starsKindleMore nefarious CriminalsThis time it’s a sportswriter who unearths criminals and is very stoic about being beaten up. Enter the paralyzed wife as a secondary target and throw in an affair for blackmail purposes and… Continue Reading “Book Review: Forfeit by Dick Francis”

Book Review: Under Orders By Dick Francis

Under Orders by Dick Francis My rating: 5 of 5 starsKindle Keep me guessing.I turn the page because I must. This 4th Sid Halley is the best yet, but it hurts to know that others who are important to him now get hurt because… Continue Reading “Book Review: Under Orders By Dick Francis”

Book Review: Come to Grief By Dick Francis

Come to Grief by Dick FranciskindleMy rating: 5 of 5 stars Sid Halley returns in another thriller. Who is taking legs off of colts? Could it be another former jockey who is now a revered television host? How many scrapes and bad guys will… Continue Reading “Book Review: Come to Grief By Dick Francis”

Book Review: Whip Hand by Dick Francis

Whip Hand by Dick Francis My rating: 5 of 5 starsKindleDoes anything scare you? That’s the start of a great blog post too. Sid Halley’s second foray into the criminal world around horse racing does not dissappoint. One of the bad guys actually turns… Continue Reading “Book Review: Whip Hand by Dick Francis”

Book Review: Rat Race by Dick Francis

Rat Race by Dick FrancisKindleMy rating: 5 of 5 starsWashed up pilot?Funny how the hero in these stories has a rough time that puts him in a rough situation, then makes him a hero that gets the girl. How come I never got that… Continue Reading “Book Review: Rat Race by Dick Francis”

Book Review: Odds against by Dick Francis

Odds Against by Dick FrancisKindleMy rating: 5 of 5 stars Is he just a broken jockey or is there more to Sid Halley? Sid is a former jockey injured badly in a race that ruined his hand. The book picks up 2 years later… Continue Reading “Book Review: Odds against by Dick Francis”

Book Review: In the Frame by Dick Francis

In The Frame by Dick Francis My rating: 5 of 5 starsKindlePainter cousin to the rescue. I even learned a lot about painting and paintings with this story. Only nominally, obliquely race related, it was more about the criminal mind and international theft rings.… Continue Reading “Book Review: In the Frame by Dick Francis”

Book Review: Blood Sport by Dick Francis

Blood Sport by Dick FrancisKindleMy rating: 5 of 5 starsdepression as a main character This time Dick Francis takes us inside the depressed psyche of a tortured man, where his depression is extremely counterproductive. a three week vacation turns into an extended mission to… Continue Reading “Book Review: Blood Sport by Dick Francis”

Book Review: Risk by Dick Francis

Risk by Dick Francis My rating: 5 of 5 starsKindleTrappedThis poor accountant gets accosted, kidnapped, and beaten 3 times. I never considered that doing any job in a community develops connections. But yes, I do know that especially with military connections. As usual, good… Continue Reading “Book Review: Risk by Dick Francis”

Book Review: Trial Run by Dick Francis

GoodReads profile Dick Francis, the bestselling master of mystery and suspense, takes you into the thrilling world of horse racing. The last place veteran horseman Randall Drew wanted to go was Moscow. But when his royal highness the prince asks a favor, one doesn’t refuse. The… Continue Reading “Book Review: Trial Run by Dick Francis”