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  • Published: 3 October 2013
  • ISBN: 9780141942261
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

Whip Hand




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

Ex-jockey Sid Halley is asked to investigate possible doping of the horses of thoroughbred trainer George Casper - whose once-successful mounts have been failing spectacularly on the race track.At the same time he learns that a conman has left his ex-wife Jenny facing a jail sentence over a fake charity, while the Jockey Club want him to look into certain powerful syndicates who may be acting in a ruthless and illegal manner.Three dangerous cases, three ways to die - Sid is back on home turf . . .

  • Published: 3 October 2013
  • ISBN: 9780141942261
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 256

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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