Dick Francis's Refusal

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PUTNAM, Sep 3, 2013 - Fiction - 384 pages
42 Reviews
Dick Francis's beloved investigator Sid Halley returns in the riveting new mystery by New York Times?bestselling author Felix Francis.

Six years ago, investigator Sid Halley retired for good. He'd been harassed, beaten, shot, even lost a hand to his investigating business, and enough was enough. For the sake of his wife and new daughter he gave up that life of danger and uncertainty, and he thought nothing would ever lure him back into the game.

He thought wrong. Sir Richard Stewart, chairman of the racing authority, begs Sid to investigate a series of dodgy races. Sid adamantly refuses, but the following day, Sir Richard is found dead under suspicious circumstances. And then a man with an Irish accent contacts Sid, telling him to deliver a whitewashed report about the suspected race-fixing . . . or else.

At first Sid ignores these warnings, knowing that once he submits to this criminal bully, he will forever be under his control. But as the intimidation tactics escalate?and Sid's own family comes under threat?Sid realizes he must meet his enemy head-on . . . or he might pay the ultimate price for his refusal.

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Review: Dick Francis's Refusal (Sid Halley #5)

User Review  - Mary Schneider - Goodreads

I've loved Dick Francis' books since I was in high school, and own a complete collection of his novels. To say that the son does not live up to his father's writing would be understating the obvious ... Read full review

Review: Dick Francis's Refusal (Sid Halley #5)

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I've loved Dick Francis' books since I was in high school, and own a complete collection of his novels. To say that the son does not live up to his father's writing would be understating the obvious ... Read full review

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About the author (2013)

FELIX FRANCIS assisted with the research and writing of many of the Dick Francis novels and is the coauthor of Dead Heat, Silks, Even Money, and Crossfire, and the author of Gamble and Bloodline. He lives in England.

DICK FRANCIS was the author of more than forty acclaimed books. Among his numerous awards are three Edgar Awards for best mystery novel, the Crime Writers' Association Diamond Dagger, and the Mystery Writers of America's Grand Master Award. He died in February 2010.

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