Dick Francis Flying Finish

ISBN 13: 9780745168296

Flying Finish

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9780745168296: Flying Finish

When amateur jockey and pilot Lord Henry Grey launches himself into a career in the bloodstock market, he finds more danger and excitement than he'd ever anticipated. Henry immediately takes to his glittering new world and, when he meets the glamorous Gabriella in Italy, is sure he's hit the good life. That is, until a horse mysteriously dies in transit and a colleague vanishes. Then Grey discovers that both his predecessors went missing in mysterious circumstances and begins to doubt the wisdom of his career change. Either he has to turn detective or his own disappearance could be next ...

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CWA CARTIER DIAMOND DAGGER WINNER

When amateur jockey and pilot Lord Henrey Grey launches himself into a career in the bloodstock market, he finds more danger and excitement than he’d ever anticipated.

Henry immediately takes to this glittering new world, and when he meets the glamourous Gabriella in Italy, is sure hit the good life. That is, until a horse mysteriously dies in transit and a colleague vanishes. Then Grey discovers that both his predecessors went missing in mysterious circumstances and begins to doubt the wisdom of his career change. Either he has to turn detective or his own disappearance culd be next...

‘Highly ingenious’ Times Literary Supplement

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Henry Grey was considered hard to get along with. But he knew a change of job was all he needed. No more part-time office work/amateur jockey races for him. So he took a new job, air- transporting racehorses to change his luck and see the world. But he saw something quite unexpected in the cargo hold....
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