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  • Published: 24 September 2014
  • ISBN: 9781405916844
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • RRP: $19.99

To The Hilt



Just after learning that his step-father is gravely ill, artist Al Kinloch, returning to his remote home in the Scottish Highlands, is attacked by four men. They ask one question - 'where is it?' - then leave him for dead.

Just after learning that his stepfather is gravely ill, artist Al Kinloch, returning to his remote home in the Scottish Highlands, is attacked by four men. They ask one question - 'where is it?' - then leave him for dead.

Baffled and hurt, Al visits his step-father and learns that millions of pounds are missing and a valuable race horse is under threat. Roughed up already, Al decides he has nothing to lose getting to the bottom of this.

Unfortunately, the thugs who beat him up and the person behind them will make sure that Al doesn't survive their next encounter . . . A classic mystery from Dick Francis, the champion of English storytellers. 'Another one for the winner's enclosure.'  The Times

  • Published: 24 September 2014
  • ISBN: 9781405916844
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 400
  • 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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