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Front Runner: A Dick Francis Novel

Authors: Francis, Felix
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
BISAC/Subject: FIC030000, FIC038000, FIC031010
ISBN: 9780698148765, Related ISBNs: 0399168230, 042527893X, 0698148762, 071817884X, 1405915218
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 384,
Audience: General/trade
Synopsis: British investigator Jefferson Hinkley is back in this compelling Dick Francis thriller by the New York Times–bestselling author of Crisis.
 
In his role as an undercover investigator for the British Horseracing Authority, Jeff Hinkley is approached by a multi-time champion jockey to discuss the delicate matter of losing races on purpose. Little does he know that the call will set off a lethal chain of events, including the apparent suicide of the jockey and an attempt on Hinkley’s own life. Never one to leave suspicious events alone, Hinkley begins investigating the jockey and the races he may have thrown. But there are others out there who intend to prevent his inquiry from probing further...at any cost.
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