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Longshot, Paperback / softback Book

Longshot 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'Fast-paced, full of twists and turns, absolutely marvellous!' 5***** READER REVIEW'Dick Francis never fails to keep you in suspense . . . A cracking story as always' 5***** READER REVIEW______Life as a writer is colder, hungrier work than John Kendall had bargained for.

Not even the survival guides he's written can help him. So when notorious racehorse trainer Tremayne Vickers approaches Kendall to write his biography, it's an offer the impoverished writer can't turn down. Moving into Vickers' country home, Kendall quickly becomes immersed in his host's lifestyle: riding racehorses, making friends, and getting to know the family. But then a local stable girl is found dead - and the party's over. A killer is lurking in the shadows. And Kendall's own survival tips are about to become more useful - and more deadly - than he could ever have imagined . . . Packed with intrigue and hair-raising suspense, Longshot 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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