WorldCat Identities

Francome, John

Overview
Works: 91 works in 443 publications in 4 languages and 11,405 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Suspense fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR6056.R282, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by John Francome
Inside track by John Francome( Book )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and Czech and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A champion jockey's life is in danger when he begins to remember what happened to him the night of a deadly car accident
Dead weight : a thriller by John Francome( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phil Nicholas was one of horse racings winningest jockeys until a terrible accident robbed him of his nerve and confidence. When a good friend of Phil's is viciously attacked it seems that someone has a vendetta against Phil and he must find out why
Storm rider by John Francome( Book )

11 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 596 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In life, horse-fancier and antiques dealer Glyn Cole caused a heap of trouble -- for his girlfriends, their jealous partners and his creditors. His two-year absence from the close-knit Berkshire horse community has been something of a relief. His disappearance has been a miracle for one individual in particular: the person who killed him. But now Glyn is back -- in bizarre circumstances. A record-breaking storm has ripped his corpse from its ingenious hiding place, thirty feet up in the air, concealed in a stand of dense conifers. How did he get up there and how did he die? Many have benefited from his absence -- but who is no longer sleeping so soundly at night? It seems that, even in death, bad boy Glyn is as much trouble as he ever was
Final breath by John Francome( Book )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The past lives of Danny Clark and his girlfriend Tara intertwine with the horse racing circuit
Deadly finish by John Francome( Book )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Royal Ascot, and life is good for young trainer, Simon Waterford. He has inherited his father's top class stable and is soon to marry his beautiful girlfriend. But half-Brazilian Mariana has a secret she must keep safe or wreck her chances for happiness
Free fall by John Francome( Book )

9 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and Czech and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Like all jockeys, Pat Vincent had ambitions to be champion, win big races and become a wealthy sporting hero. But at some stage a man must face facts and when Pat realises his career isn't going anywhere he devises a scam to help fulfil his dreams. The problem is, if he is found out he will be 'warned off' for life."--Jacket
Dark Horse by John Francome( Book )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten years ago, a car crash left a girl dead and four friends from racing school with a dark secret. Since then they have gone their separate ways and have managed to put the memory of that day to the backs of their minds. But when a journalist starts asking questions these men know that the truth of that day is about to come to light
Blood stock by John Francome( Book )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Back hander by John Francome( Book )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and Czech and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a fellow jockey is killed in a fall, Alan Morrell knows it should have been him, for he would have ridden the horse that day if he'd been able to make the weight. It's soon clear that something sinister has happened, and Alan is determined to get to the truth
Lifeline by John Francome( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unlike some of his fellow jockeys, Tony Byne has never taken a bung and never ridden a dishonest race. Star rider Freddy Montague has never stuck to the rules. For both men, the guarantees run out once Freddy's gravy train comes off the rails, turning the gravy into blood
Stalking horse by John Francome( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Czech and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Josh Swallow, about to retire, has one last season to win the title of champion jockey. But he has a fan--a troubled, obsessed fan who will go to any lengths to prevent Josh's success
Tip off by John Francome( Book )

14 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's every punter's dream to beat the bookmakers and Toby brown is doing it regularly. The son of a top trainer, Toiby has a telephone tipping service that is slowly bringing the old enemy to its knees
Safe bet by John Francome( Book )

13 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divorced jockey Mike Powell has lost a fortune buying and selling horses. When he is killed in a car crash his ex-brother-in-law discovers Mike's estate has been left to a stranger. Mike's shady past leaves a trail of mystery
Cover up by John Francome( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Czech and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ex-jockey Rob Harding has a beautiful wife, a successful new career running a stud, and a winning stallion, Goldeneye. But when Ivana, a stable girl, is killed mucking out Goldeneye's stall, it looks as though Rob's luck is running out
False start by John Francome( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and Czech and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Charlie Patterson and Nick Ryder begin training together they strike gold in their first season
Dead ringer by John Francome( Book )

13 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and Czech and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen years ago David Tredington, traumatised by his mother's death, ran away from home and vanished, leaving his father, Sir Mark, and his two young sisters utterly distraught. Now David has been found, alive and well, in County Mayo
Declared dead by John Francome( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Rough ride by John Francome( Book )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When amateur jockey Archie Best receives a surprise legacy from an old family friend, it comes with some unwelcome strings attached. The strange bequest points an accusing finger at a rich influential businessman. Archie sets out with his would-be girlfriend to uncover a deadly web of corruption
Riding high by John Francome( Book )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He was a jockey called Jose Ramirez. He'd been dead a long time. His arms were scarred with needle-tracks. But it was a knife, not heroin, that had killed him. Alistair Rye was the last man to see him alive - and they'd had a fight. A knife had been involved. Now the police in three countries were after Alistair: for murder; for drug smuggling. Two people knew that Alistair was innocent - Alistair himself and Claudia his wife. She could clear him. And she would. Wouldn't she?
Eavesdropper by John Francome( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
Francome, John

John Francome British jockey

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English (197)

Czech (21)

Japanese (2)

Dutch (1)

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