Tag: 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”

Book Review: High Stakes by Dick Francis

Dick Francis, the bestselling master of mystery and suspense, takes you into the thrilling world of horse racing Steven Scott may have been a successful, wealthy inventor with no experience in horse racing, yet with the inspired guidance of his trainer, Jody Leeds, and the prowess… Continue Reading “Book Review: High Stakes by Dick Francis”

Book Review: Smokescreen by Dick Francis

Smokescreen by Dick Francis My rating: 5 of 5 starsKindle When first we practice deceiving Classic Francis, although I felt it was a slow start until I got near the end and connected the dots. Life imitates art or is it the other way… Continue Reading “Book Review: Smokescreen by Dick Francis”

Book Review: Bonecrack by Dick Francis

Bonecrack by Dick Francis My rating: 5 of 5 starsKindle Two fathers, two sons, both fractured relationships, one more deadly than the other. Horses die, full disclosure, one father is mad with untreated syphilis, the other a badly broken leg that won’t heal properly,… Continue Reading “Book Review: Bonecrack by Dick Francis”