WorldCat Identities

Francis, Dick

Works: 724 works in 6,337 publications in 17 languages and 194,289 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  Biography  Adventure stories  History  Drama  Short stories  Detective and mystery television programs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator
Classifications: PR6056.R27, 823.914
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Under orders by Dick Francis( Book )

51 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 4,448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three corpses turn up on Cheltenham Gold Cup Day, including a jockey who had earlier in the day won the Triumph Hurdle, ex-jockey-turned-sleuth Sid Halley investigates a possible link to Lord Enstone's mysterious losing streak
Dead heat by Dick Francis( Book )

68 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 4,209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With his rising culinary career threatened by an episode of food poisoning at a private affair that he had catered, Max Moreton caters an exclusive luncheon at the Two Thousand Guineas horse race, a party devastated by a bomb blast that kills many of theguests
Silks by Dick Francis( Book )

63 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 4,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geoffrey Mason is well known (as "Perry" Mason) among the pro riders, including Steve Mitchell and Scot Barlow--arguably the two top pros. So when Scot Barlow is murdered--with Mitchell's pitchfork nonetheless--Geoff finds himself pulled into the case as a junior barrister
Shattered by Dick Francis( Book )

70 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When jockey Martin Stukely dies after a fall at Cheltenham, he accidentally embroils his friend Gerard Logan in a perilous search for a stolen videotape. Logan is a glassblower on the verge of widespread acclaim. Long accustomed to the frightful dangers inherent in molten glass and in maintaining a glass making furnace at seldom less than 1,800 degrees Fahrenheit, Logan is suddenly faced with terrifying threats to his business, his courage, and his life. Believing the missing videotape to contain priceless information, and wrongly convinced that Logan knows where to find it, a vicious group of villains sets out to extract from him the answers he doesn't have. To survive, he realizes that he himself must sort out the truth. The final race to the tape throws more hazards in Logan's way than his dead jockey friend could have ever imagined"--Page 2 and 3 of flaps
To the hilt by Dick Francis( Book )

71 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,899 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al Kinloch, a young painter who lives in seclusion on a Scottish mountain is called to London to save his family from financial ruin. It happens after the director of the family brewery embezzles the funds. Far from being a babe in the woods, the painter does an excellent job
The edge by Dick Francis( Book )

115 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 3,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tor Kelsey, an undercover security operative for the British Jockey Club, is assigned to protect guests on "The Great Transcontinental Mystery Race Train," individuals whose safety is imperiled by real-life murder and mayhem
Second wind by Dick Francis( Book )

64 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 3,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flying in the eye of a hurricane, a plane carrying TV reporter Perry Stuart crashes in the Caribbean. In this manner Stuart discovers an island of uranium smugglers, a find which puts his life in danger
Driving force by Dick Francis( Book )

63 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a hitchhiker picked up by one of his drivers is later found murdered, ex-jockey Freddie Croft, the owner of a profitable fleet of horse vans, is drawn into the mystery
Decider by Dick Francis( Book )

66 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 7 languages and held by 3,863 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After becoming involved with the Stratton Park racecourse, Lee Morris, a young architect, engineer, and builder, finds himself reluctantly drawn into the deadly infighting among members of the clan that owns the facility
Wild horses by Dick Francis( Book )

72 editions published between 1981 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 3,850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As he lies on his deathbed, Valentine Clark harbors a secret he is desperate to be rid of. In his delirium he makes his last confession to Thomas Lyon, a visiting film maker shooting a movie on racing, whom he mistakes for a priest. Wild horses could not drag the secret from a priest, but in Lyon's case silence is merely an option, especially now that the secret has put his life in danger. By the author of Driving Force
Come to grief by Dick Francis( Book )

65 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,844 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The one-handed former jockey, Sid Halley, hunts for the man who mutilates ponies by amputating their hooves, and discovers the suspect is former jockey Ellis Quint. What's more, Quint has powerful interests on his side and they are out to get Halley
Even money by Dick Francis( Book )

41 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,790 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ned Talbot, a bookmaker working the Royal Ascot, finds himself in a race to solve his father's stabbing--a race where coming in second could cost him more than even money--it could cost him his life
Longshot by Dick Francis( Book )

79 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 3,743 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hired to write the biography of a racehorse trainer, author John Kendall encounters more than he bargained for as he stumbles into a web of danger and death in rural England
10 lb. penalty by Dick Francis( Book )

73 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man in Britain gives up horse racing to help his millionaire father contest a seat in a parliamentary election. A tale of father-son friendship against the background of political skullduggery. By the author of To the Hilt
The danger by Dick Francis( Book )

101 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 3,667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Alessia Cenci, a young champion jockey, is kidnapped in Bologna, agent Andrew Douglas is sent to secure her release. For Andrew, the bungling of the Italian police is only the first in a chain of catastrophic events he cannot control
Crossfire by Dick Francis( Book )

43 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 3,658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning to his estranged mother's house for the first time since he joined the army at seventeen, Captain Tom Forsyth discovers that she is being blackmailed and sets out to discover and defeat this hidden enemy using his finely honed military skills. But can he save his mother's reputation and career as "the first lady of British racing", or will he find himself caught in the cross fire?--Novelist
Break in by Dick Francis( Book )

70 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Successful steeplechase jockey Christmas "Kit" Fielding finds himself attacked, chased, kidnapped, and knifed when he comes to the aid of his twin sister Holly and her husband, Bobby Allardeck, star-crossed lovers
Comeback by Dick Francis( Book )

63 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,539 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young British diplomat's return to England revives long-buried childhood memories that could be the key to saving innocent people from destruction
Straight by Dick Francis( Book )

70 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 3,489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The death of his brother Greville--an enigmatic figure with numerous enemies--bodes ill for Derek Franklin, who inherits numerous aspects of his life, including its dangers
Field of thirteen by Dick Francis( Book )

54 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and French and held by 3,465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirteen stories on horse racing. In Blind Chance, a blind boy discovers a scheme by crooks to rig bets, while in Carrot for a Chestnut, life punishes a jockey who drugs his horse
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Alternative Names
Dick Francis britisk skribent

Dick Francis Brits schrijver

Dick Francis brittisk författare

Dick Francis brytyjski dżokej i pisarz

Dick Francis écrivain britannique

Dick Francis scrittore britannico

Dick Francis walisischer Jockey und Krimi-Schriftsteller

Francis D.

Francis D. 1920-2010

Francis Dick

Francis, Dick 1920-

Francis, Dick 1920-2010

Francis R. S.

Francis R. S. 1920-2010

Francis, Richard Stanley.

Francis Richard Stanley 1920-2010

Frānsīs, Dīk 1920-2010

Frānsiss, D. 1920-2010

Frānsiss, D. (Diks), 1920-2010

Frānsiss, Diks 1920-2010

Frėnsis, Dik

Frensis, Dik 1920-2010

Frensiss, Diks 1920-2010

Furanshisu, Dikku

Furanshisu, Dikku 1920-2010

Дик Франсис

Дік Френсіс

Френсис Д

Френсис Д. 1920-2010

Френсис, Дик

Френсис, Дик 1920-2010

Френсис Р. С

Френсис Р. С. 1920-2010

Фрэнсис Д

Фрэнсис Д. 1920-2010

Фрэнсис, Дик

Фрэнсис, Дик & Феликс

Фрэнсис, Дик 1920-2010

דיק פרנסיס

דיק פרנסיס סופר בריטי

פרנסיס, דיק

פרנסיס, דיק 1920-2010

ديك فرنسيس، 1920-2010

دیک فرانسیس نویسنده بریتانیایی

فرانسيس، ديك

დიკ ფრენსისი

프랜시스, 딕 1920-2010


フランシス, ディック


Dead heatSilksShatteredTo the hiltThe edgeSecond windDriving forceDecider