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by Martin Jarvis,Dick Francis

  • Author: Martin Jarvis,Dick Francis
  • ISBN: 0141802502
  • ISBN13: 978-0141802503
  • ePub: 1713 kb | FB2: 1505 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Mystery
  • Publisher: Penguin Audio UK; Unabridged edition edition (November 28, 2000)
  • Rating: 4.5/5
  • Votes: 183
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Twice Shy ePub download

Twice Shy is an interesting departure from the norm for Dick Francis, in that the narrative switches from an older brother to a younger dealing with the same villain. Computers have changed since this book was written, but that does not alter the interest of the mystery.

Twice Shy is an interesting departure from the norm for Dick Francis, in that the narrative switches from an older brother to a younger dealing with the same villain. A good novel with the same kind of engaging characters that mark the best of Francis' books. 2 people found this helpful.

Twice Shy may not be the fastest thoroughbred in Dick Francis' stable of thrillers, but it is still more than able to carry the reader on an edge-of-the-seat race to the finish line

Twice Shy may not be the fastest thoroughbred in Dick Francis' stable of thrillers, but it is still more than able to carry the reader on an edge-of-the-seat race to the finish line. The main setting is still the racetrack, but within this frame of reference the author is branching out into other areas of interest.

TWICE SHY. A friend thrusts three musical cassettes into Jonathan Derry’s hands and then is violently killed, launching the young teacher into a. . A friend thrusts three musical cassettes into Jonathan Derry’s hands and then is violently killed, launching the young teacher into a terrifying nightmare. MORE ACCLAIM FOR DICK FRANCIS’S Twice Shy. A down-to-the-wire thriller about the exotic world of horse racin. horoughly frightenin. ivid and diverse.

Home Dick Francis Twice Sh. The three of us were having dinner alone in the dining room as the restaurant didn’t officially open these days on Mondays: the old cow had negotiated Mondays off.

Home Dick Francis Twice Shy. Home.

Dick Francis, Martin Jarvis. School teacher Jonathan Derry is unwittingly in possession of some computer tapes containing a bookie-breaking betting system. Fortunately, Jonathan is a crack shot with a rifle, a talent which comes in very handy when two gunmen burst into his homelooking for the tapes. Fourteen years later, Jonathan's brother William is threatened by one of the self-same thugs. He still wants the tapes - and his revenge. But, unlike his brother, William decides to play a shrewder, waiting game.

Dick Francis, Book 9. By: Felix Francis. Narrated by: Martin Jarvis

Dick Francis, Book 9. Narrated by: Martin Jarvis. Still a British Horseracing Authority investigator, Jeff has been seconded to the US Federal Anti-Corruption in Sports Agency (FACSA), where he has been asked to find a mole in their organization, an informant who is passing on confidential information to those under suspicion in American racing. Jeff attends the Kentucky Derby with the FACSA team, accompanying the Special Agents on a raid to a horse trainer's barn at Churchill Downs.

Reader: Martin Jarvis. Richard Stanley Francis was a British crime writer, and former steeplechase jockey, whose novels centre on horse racing in England. Francis was born in Coedcanlas, Pembrokeshire, Wales. His autobiography says that he was born at his maternal grandparents' farm at Coedcanlas on the estuary of the River Cleddau, roughly a mile north-west of Lawrenny. Author: Dick Francis. Categories: Modern Literature, Crime, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Reader: Martin Jarvis. Richard Stanley Francis.

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A classic mystery from Dick Francis, the champion of English storytellers. Physics teacher (and crack shot) Jonathan Derry is given some tapes to look after by a friend. They're not your usual tapes: they hold a computer programme which functions as a bookie-breaking betting system. When Jonathan's friend is then killed in a suspicious explosion and two thugs turn up at his house waving guns and demanding the tapes, Jonathan realises that he's been handed a whole lot more trouble. Jonathan knows he won't be left alone unless he gives them what they want. However, he decides to play his own game. After all, he's a crack shot. He can look after himself - can't he? 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 '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 'The narrative is brisk and gripping and the background researched with care . . . the entire story is a pleasure to relish' Scotsman 'Francis writing at his best' Evening Standard 'A regular winner . . . as smooth, swift and lean as ever' Sunday Express 'A super chiller and killer' New York Times Book Review Dick Francis was one of the most successful post-war National Hunt jockeys. The winner of over 350 races, he was champion jockey in 1953/1954 and rode for HM Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, most famously on Devon Loch in the 1956 Grand National. On his retirement from the saddle, he published his autobiography, The Sport of Queens, before going on to write forty-three bestselling novels, a volume of short stories (Field of 13), and the biography of Lester Piggott. During his lifetime Dick Francis received many awards, amongst them the prestigious Crime Writers' Association's Cartier Diamond Dagger for his outstanding contribution to the genre, and three 'best novel' Edgar Allan Poe awards from The Mystery Writers of America. In 1996 he was named by them as Grand Master for a lifetime's achievement. In 1998 he was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List of 2000. Dick Francis died in February 2010, at the age of eighty-nine, but he remains one of the greatest thriller writers of all time.
Vobei
Twice Shy is an interesting departure from the norm for Dick Francis, in that the narrative switches from an older brother to a younger dealing with the same villain. Computers have changed since this book was written, but that does not alter the interest of the mystery. A good novel with the same kind of engaging characters that mark the best of Francis' books.
Painwind
This is not my favorite Dick Francis book, but it is good. Although I've read it at least twice before over the past two decades, I still was surprised a couple of times. It's very strange to have two consecutive protagonists in a Francis book, especially since they have very different views of the world.
Jediathain
As always these are really exciting books. This one deserves 5 stars for the way it just keeps you on the edge of your seat wondering what is going to happen next, and how they will survive such a ruthless adversary. Thoroughly enjoyable reading. The book is not too long that you get bored with it.
Winn
Item as described. In excellent condition.
Elildelm
All Dick Francis books are excellent reads. Wish all his books were electronic so I could read them on my iPad
Samutilar
Copyright 1981. Dick Francis was good then, still reads well.
Dream
Dick Frances has once again gone into great detail about horse racing. This time his focus in on the betting. Always a good read.
Loved it.
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