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Risk

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $3.65

Publisher: New York, NY, Fawcett Crest: 1994

Seller ID: 000635

ISBN: 044922239X

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers somewhat creased, corners bumped, some shelf wear. Top corner of last few pages bumped. "Roland Britten, accountant and champion steeplechase jockey, wakes to confusion. He's cold, blind, and can't find his hands. Something above prevents him from sitting up, and a rumbling din fills his hearing and rattles his bones. Obviously, he surmises, it is pitch-dark and he is bound near some kind of engine. But why? And where? And by whom? All the stagg... View more info

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Risk

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $3.85

Publisher: New York, NY, Pocket Books: 1979

Seller ID: 000716

ISBN: 0671822268

Condition: Very Good


Spine/covers slightly creased, corners bumped, a little darkening/foxing. "Roland Britten was an amateur steeple-chase jockey, and an accountant by profession. But on the morning of March 17 he was following neither pursuit. On that morning he woke up and found he couldn't move his hands. And when he tried to sit up he banged his head on something. He also could not see. And all he could hear was the noise of an engine, very close by. He finally decided... View more info

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Bolt

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $3.35

Publisher: New York, Fawcett Crest: 1988

Seller ID: 000717

ISBN: 0449212394

Condition: Good+


Spine is somewhat creased, corners bumped, slightly shelf-cocked. "In Kit Fielding's breakneck world of steeplechase racing, the ultimate catastrophe strikes: someone is shooting horses with a weapon fiendishly called a 'humane killer.' Kit must stop the murdering madness, and everyone in his upper-crust circle becomes a suspect -- the princely rival who's trying to woo his woman, the personal enemy bent on ruining Kit's family, the black-market arms dealer whos... View more info

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Reflex

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $3.45

Publisher: New York, NY, Fawcett Crest: 1990

Edition: Thirtieth Printing

Seller ID: 000872

ISBN: 0449211738

Condition: Very Good


Spine/covers a bit creased. Slightly shelf-cocked. "Dick Francis is no ordinary mystery writer, and jockey Philip Nore is no ordinary hero. When Nore began to suspect that a track photographer's fatal accident was really murder, he sets out to discover the truth and to trap the killer. Slowly, he unravels some nasty secrets of corruption, blackmail and murder -- and unwittingly sets himself up as the killer's next target."; 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tal... View more info

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Reflex

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $3.95

Publisher: Canada, Pan Books: 1982

Seller ID: 000873

ISBN: 0330266624

Condition: Good+


Spine/covers somewhat creased, some darkening. 3/4 " tear to top back cover. "Dick Francis is no ordinary mystery writer, and jockey Philip Nore is no ordinary hero. When Nore began to suspect that a track photographer's fatal accident was really murder, he sets out to discover the truth and to trap the killer. Slowly, he unravels some nasty secrets of corruption, blackmail and murder -- and unwittingly sets himself up as the killer's next target."; 12mo ... View more info

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Bolt

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $3.45

Publisher: London, UK, Pan Books: 1988

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 001248

ISBN: 0330301381

Condition: Very Good+


Spine very slightly creased. Corners bumped, slight darkening. "In Kit Fielding's breakneck world of steeplechase racing, the ultimate catastrophe strikes: someone is shooting horses with a weapon fiendishly called a 'humane killer.' Kit must stop the murdering madness, and everyone in his upper-crust circle becomes a suspect -- the princely rival who's trying to woo his woman, the personal enemy bent on ruining Kit's family, the black-market arms dealer whose p... View more info

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Blood Sport

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, NY, Pocket Books: 1975

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 001298

ISBN: 0671452797

Condition: Good


Spine/covers somewhat creased, shelf-cocked, corners bumped. 1 1/2" tear to front cover along top of hinge. "It wasn't by accident that this particular kidnapping became agent Gent Hawkins' business. He thought it was attempted murder. From London to New York, Vegas to California, Hawkins tracked his prey, in a game viciously played to the hilt with hundreds of thousands of dollars to the winner. And Hawkins himself was tracked. By enemies he didn't... View more info

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Come to Grief

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 1995

Seller ID: 001436

ISBN: 0399140824

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Jacket shows slight edge wear. "Still in his mid-thirties, Sid Halley remains troubled, courageous, unwilling to admit defeat to disabling injury or corruption. Now, though, Sid faces nineties dilemmas and hazards even more serious than those he once faced in horse racing, the passion that cost him his hand, and "the only sport so dangerous that ambulances follow the athletes from start to finish." "I had this friend that everyone loved," Halley ... View more info

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Comeback

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 1991

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 001437

ISBN: 0399136703

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Corners slightly bumped, boards bowed out a bit. "The sudden death of a string of valuable racehorses during or after surgery was a mystery the police couldn't solve. But a chance encounter leads Peter Darwin, a British Foreign Service officer newly posted back to England, to an involvement with the problems of a Gloucestershire vet who has lost several race horses."; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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Bolt

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 1987

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001439

ISBN: 0399132260

Condition: Good+ in Good+ dust jacket


Spine is somewhat shaken, shelf-cocked, corners bumped. jacket shows some edge wear, chipping, and a couple small (1/2") tears along the top. Sequel to "Break In", featuring jockey Kit Fielding. "In Kit Fielding's breakneck world of steeplechase racing, the ultimate catastrophe strikes: someone is shooting horses with a weapon fiendishly called a 'humane killer.' Kit must stop the murdering madness, and everyone in his upper-crust circle becomes ... View more info

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Driving Force

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, NY, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001440

ISBN: 0399137769

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Slight edge wear. Clean, tight copy. "Young ex-jockey Freddie Croft owns a profitable fleet of horse vans that convey runners to the course. A man who has few illusions about racing's smarmier aspects, Freddie is a stickler for security. But even he is startled by the violence that erupts when a hard, fast rule is broken: Never pick up a hitchhiker. In what will be the first of many ironies, the passenger-not the driver-turns up dead. And if one corpse is bad... View more info

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Longshot

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $8.45

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001442

ISBN: 0399135812

Condition: Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


Some wrinkles down the spine, shelf-cocked, corners bumped. Jacket is price-clipped, spine somewhat faded, minor edge wear. "John Kendall is a writer whose books run the gamut from travel guides to manuals on safety in the jungle and the desert. His agent touts him as inquisitive and capable, but he knows that his client has a strong impulsive streak. When John, in the hungry interval between the acceptance and the publication of his first novel, turns to work ... View more info

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Straight

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 1989

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001444

ISBN: 0399134700

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Corners slightly bumped, jacket shows slight edge wear. "As Derek Franklin, an injured steeplechase jockey, nears the end of his career, he is thrust into trouble and mayhem by the accidental death of his older brother, Greville: "I inherited my brother's desk, his business, his gadgets, his enemies, his horses and his mistress," Derek says. "I inherited my brother's life, and it nearly killed me." With danger besetting him from unknown directi... View more info

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10 Lb. Penalty

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 1997

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 001445

ISBN: 0399143025

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


Tight, clean copy. "At eighteen, easygoing Benedict Juliard has no stronger ambition than to ride as an amateur jockey in steeplechase races. His father, George, driven toward a life of public service and politics, asks his only son to enter into a pact that neither of them will commit any act that could destroy the father's growing reputation and burgeoning political career. Ben agrees lightheartedly, unaware of what lies ahead. Five years later, after graduati... View more info

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Wild Horses

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 1994

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 001446

ISBN: 0399139745

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


Corners bumped, jacket shows minor edge wear. "Once a blacksmith, now famous and respected as a newspaperman, Valentine Clark knows everyone who is anyone in the racing world. Aged, confused, blind and dying, he harbors a daunting secret that he is desperate to be rid of. He makes his last confession to his visiting film-director friend, Thomas Lyon, whom in his delirium he mistakes for a priest. Unburdened and at peace, Valentine passes away, but his legacy r... View more info

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Bolt

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $8.25

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 1987

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 001546

ISBN: 0399132260

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Spine is somewhat shaken, shelf-cocked, corners bumped. jacket shows some edge wear and a couple small tears at top and bottom of spine. Sequel to "Break In", featuring jockey Kit Fielding. "In Kit Fielding's breakneck world of steeplechase racing, the ultimate catastrophe strikes: someone is shooting horses with a weapon fiendishly called a 'humane killer.' Kit must stop the murdering madness, and everyone in his upper-crust circle becomes a suspect... View more info

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Comeback

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $8.95

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001547

ISBN: 0399136703

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Slightly shelf-cocked, corners bumped, a few pages bumped as well. Jacket shows slight edge wear. "The sudden death of a string of valuable racehorses during or after surgery was a mystery the police couldn't solve. But a chance encounter leads Peter Darwin, a British Foreign Service officer newly posted back to England, to an involvement with the problems of a Gloucestershire vet who has lost several race horses."; 7¾" - 9¾" Tall View more info

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Longshot

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $7.75

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 1990

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 001548

ISBN: 0399135812

Condition: Very Good in Good+ dust jacket


Corners bumped, slightly shelf-cocked, remainder mark on bottom edge. Jacket shows some creasing, edge wear, slight soiling. "John Kendall is a writer whose books run the gamut from travel guides to manuals on safety in the jungle and the desert. His agent touts him as inquisitive and capable, but he knows that his client has a strong impulsive streak. When John, in the hungry interval between the acceptance and the publication of his first novel, turns to work ... View more info

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Straight

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001549

ISBN: 0399134700

Condition: Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket


Corners bumped, jshelf-cocked, acket shows slight edge wear. "As Derek Franklin, an injured steeplechase jockey, nears the end of his career, he is thrust into trouble and mayhem by the accidental death of his older brother, Greville: "I inherited my brother's desk, his business, his gadgets, his enemies, his horses and his mistress," Derek says. "I inherited my brother's life, and it nearly killed me." With danger besetting him from unknown di... View more info

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Driving Force

By: Francis, Dick

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, NY, G.P. Putnam's Son's: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 001550

ISBN: 0399137769

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


Corners bumped, slight edge wear. Jacket has slight edge wear/rubbing. Clean, tight copy. Signed by author on ffep. "Young ex-jockey Freddie Croft owns a profitable fleet of horse vans that convey runners to the course. A man who has few illusions about racing's smarmier aspects, Freddie is a stickler for security. But even he is startled by the violence that erupts when a hard, fast rule is broken: Never pick up a hitchhiker. In what will be the first of many... View more info