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  • Published: 29 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9781405916684
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $19.99

Flying Finish




The classic mystery tale from legendary crime writer Dick Francis, in a stunning new paperback package.

Amateur jockey Lord Henry Grey decides on a whim to join the bloodstock market, transporting racehorses around the world. And when he meets the glamorous Gabriella in Italy, he is sure he's hit the good life.

That is, until a horse unexpectedly dies in transit and a colleague vanishes.

Then Grey discovers that both his predecessors also went missing in curious cirmcumstances - and begins to doubt the wisdom of his career change.

Either he turns detective or his own disappearance could be next . . .

  • Published: 29 January 2014
  • ISBN: 9781405916684
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Dick Francis

Dick Francis has written forty-one novels, a volume of short stories (Field of 13), his autobiography (The Sport of Queens) and the biography of Lester Piggott. He is justly acclaimed as one of the greatest thriller writers in the world.

He has received many awards, amongst them the prestigious Crime Writers Association's Cartier Diamond Dagger for his outstanding contribution to the genre, and the Mystery Writers of America have given him three Edgar Allen Poe awards for the best novel of the year, and in 1996 made him a Grand Master for a lifetime's achievement. He was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in 2000.

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