The Sid Halley OmnibusDick Francis
'A plot that goes with the pace of a champion hurdler' Evening Standard
WHIP HAND: There are two worlds in racing: winning and losing. Sid Halley is on the trail of thugs who aim to win at any price. There's a syndicate of owners with a sideline in violent kidnapping and a bookmaker whose hatred of favourites goes one deathly step too far. Halley must return to winning ways. To lose is to die . .
'Superb . . . this is Mr Francis's best book. And that's high praise' Sunday Mirror
COME TO GRIEF: Sid Halley has uncovered an obnoxious crime committed by a friend. On the first day of the friend's trial, at which Sid is to be as a witness, something happens which leads to days of hard detection and heart-searching torment. Troubled, but courageous, Sid Halley is unwilling to admit defeat . . .
'Francis is firmly in the saddle, leaving the opposition standing' Sunday Telegraph
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