“Another of Dick Francis’s superb racing thrillers. Fast plot, breathtaking finale, authentic background.”â€”Daily Telegraph
Sid Halley, champion jockey, had to give up racing when his hand was smashed. But his next job brings him a bulletâ€”right in the middle of his chest. As he would soon discover, life as a private eye could get a lot worse...
Especially when a ruthless property dealer has plans for Seabury racetrack. Plans that have nothing to do with racing and everything to do with conspiracy and violence. The kind of plans that set high odds against a novice detective staying alive...
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Review: Odds Against (Sid Halley #1)User Review - Sean Brennan - Goodreads
As always Francis presents a novel with well rounded characters, nicely paced plot and a good story. There is just that touch of class about Francis that lifted him above the majority. Read full review
Review: Odds Against (Sid Halley #1)User Review - Barbara - Goodreads
This was my first Dick Francis. Quite a few members of my family have recommended him and I never took the bait until now. I am really glad I did. It was an easy, enjoyable read. I look forward to reading more, especially of Sid Halley, the main character. Read full review