Even Money by Dick Francis audiobook

Even Money

By Dick Francis and Felix Francis
Read by Martin Jarvis

Penguin Audio 9780425235904
10.58 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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Ned Talbot is a small-time bookmaker on the edge of giving it all up when his world is turned upside down by a man who claims to be his father, long thought dead. And when the mysterious stranger is murdered, Ned feels compelled to find out exactly what is going on. But the more he discovers, the longer the odds become for his survival.

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Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestseller

A Publishers Weekly bestseller

Ned Talbot is a small-time bookmaker on the edge of giving it all up when his world is turned upside down by a man who claims to be his father, long thought dead. And when the mysterious stranger is murdered, Ned feels compelled to find out exactly what is going on. But the more he discovers, the longer the odds become for his survival.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“With wit and an expert’s understanding of both horses and homicide, the Francises will keep you riveted.” People
“A taut crime thriller.” Publishers Weekly
“Martin Jarvis does his usual sterling work with the latest Dick and Felix Francis racing mystery…Jarvis is exceptional at creating multiple distinctive characters—the ‘delinquent’ techie Dougie is a particular joy.” AudioFile
“Francis again delivers stunning plotting, a vivid setting, and crisp characterization.” Booklist (starred review)
“This third father-and-son coauthored novel…will appeal to mystery lovers and Francis fans who like a suspenseful story with an upbeat ending.” Library Journal
“A blissfully satisfying blend of suspense, revenge, and horse-racing info…A multilayered mystery that’s presumably Felix Francis’ distinctive contribution to his father’s legendary series.” Kirkus Reviews

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Author

Author Bio: Dick Francis

Author Bio: Dick Francis

Dick Francis, (1920–2010) a former champion steeplechase jockey, was the author of many bestselling mysteries set in the world of horse racing. The only three-time recipient of the Mystery Writers of America’s Edgar Award for best novel, his awards include the Gold Dagger, the Cartier Diamond Dagger, the MWA’s Grand Master Award for lifetime achievement, an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Tufts University of Boston, and in 2000 he received a Commander of the British Empire (CBE).

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Author Bio: Felix Francis

Author Bio: Felix Francis

Felix Francis is the younger of Dick Francis’ two sons. Over the years, Felix assisted with the research of many of the Dick Francis novels, until he finally took a more significant role in the writing, first with Dead Heat and then increasingly with the bestsellers Silks, Even Money, and Crossfire, all father-son collaborations.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Runtime: 10.58
Audience: Adult
Language: English