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High Stakes, Paperback / softback Book

High Stakes Paperback / softback

Part of the Francis Thriller series

Paperback / softback

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Discover the classic mystery from Dick Francis, one of the greatest thriller writers of all time'Riveting from start to finish' 5***** Reader Review'Nothing beats a good Francis, and this is as good as they come' 5***** Reader Review'An excellent thriller.

Spellbinding up to the end' 5***** Reader Review______When inventor Stephen Scott abruptly fires his winning trainer Jody Leeds, the racing world is shocked and disgusted - though not quite as angry as Leeds, who swears revenge on his former friend. But Steven is convinced that Leeds has been stealing from him - and worse - and felt he had no choice. And when Leeds decides to enact his vengeance, Steven finds out just what a nasty piece of work he really is. Because now Steven is not only in fear of losing everything - but also his life. Somehow, he must prove to the world that Leeds is a vicious crook - or die trying . . . Packed with intrigue and hair-raising suspense, High Stakes is just one of the many blockbuster thrillers from legendary crime writer Dick Francis. Praise for Dick Francis:'As a jockey, Dick Francis was unbeatable when he got into his stride.

The same is true of his crime writing' Daily Mirror'The narrative is brisk and gripping and the background researched with care . . . the entire story is a pleasure to relish' Scotsman'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'A regular winner . . . as smooth, swift and lean as ever' Sunday Express'The master of suspense and intrigue' Country Life'Francis writing at his best' Evening Standard'Still the master' Racing Post

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