Dick Francis's Gamble
Title: Dick Francis's Gamble
Author: Felix Francis
I loved Dick Francis’s writing & was quite devastated when his wife died (she apparently did much of the research & also some of the writing.) The first couple of books co-written by Francis & his son, Felix, were just so-so. Now Dick Francis has passed away and Felix seems to have hit his stride as a writer. I would not say this book is quite as good as the earlier Dick Francis works, but it was a very good read.
-Marlys at Wyoming
Felix Francis continues his father’s New York Times
bestselling legacy with another edge-of-your-seat read that’s classic Francis.
Nicholas “Foxy” Foxton, a former jockey who suffered a career ending injury, is out for a day at the Grand National races when his friend and coworker Herb Kovak is murdered, execution style, right in front of him-and 60,000 other potential witnesses. Foxton and Kovak were both independent financial advisers at Lyall & Black, a firm specializing in extreme-risk investments.
As he struggles to come to terms with Kovak’s seemingly inexplicable death, Foxton begins to question everything, from how well he knew his friend to how much he understands about his employer. Was Kovak’s murder a case of mistaken identity…or something more sinister?