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Author: Francis, Dick

Crime & mystery
Published 11/09/2014 by Penguin Books Ltd in the United Kingdom as part of the Francis Thriller series
Paperback | 416 pages

Discover the classic mystery from Dick Francis, one of the greatest thriller writers of all time'A brilliant read with lots of exciting twists and turns. Couldn't put it down' 5***** Reader Review'An excellent thriller that keeps you on the edge. Dick Francis at his best' 5***** Reader ReviewWine merchant Tony Beach will do anything for a quiet life. But when a party to celebrate the end of the racing season ends in eight violent deaths, he is drawn reluctantly into the subsequent investigation.

Meanwhile, the police, having evidence of the sale of illicit alcohol at a local club, ask for Tony's help in closing it down. Thanks to his intervention, Tony comes to the attention of the criminal underworld.

And that's when he reluctantly realizes that the deaths and the illicit alcohol are connected.

Tony doesn't want to be a hero. But if the choice is that or dying . . .

Packed with intrigue and hair-raising suspense, Proof is just one of the many blockbuster thrillers from legendary crime writer Dick Francis.

Praise for Dick Francis:'As a jockey, Dick Francis was unbeatable when he got into his stride. The same is true of his crime writing' Daily Mirror'The narrative is brisk and gripping and the background researched with care . . . the entire story is a pleasure to relish' Scotsman'Dick Francis's fiction has a secret ingredient - his inimitable knack of grabbing the reader's attention on page one and holding it tight until the very end' Sunday Telegraph'A regular winner . . . as smooth, swift and lean as ever' Sunday Express'The master of suspense and intrigue' Country Life'Francis writing at his best' Evening Standard'Still the master' Racing Post


SKU: 9781405916639
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