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A former jockey turned photographer pursues the murderer of a shady racetrack photographer, finds the crucial evidence in some rolls of discarded film, and becomes the unknown killer's next potential victim

Publisher: New York : Putnam, [1981]
Copyright Date: ©1981
ISBN: 9780399125980
Branch Call Number: MYS Francis, D 1981
Characteristics: 295 pages ; 24 cm


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Jul 29, 2015

This is a good novel - set in the world of English horse racing as are most Dick Francis novels.

Good plot with some interesting twists

Feb 18, 2012

This is a really good story, my second or third time reading it. Loved it every time. The attention to the photography detail [science & lifestyle] as well as the horse track/jockey lifestyle thourally enjoyed.
This particular copy, the book's jacket plastic cover [protecting the actual book jacket] needs to be replaced. The combined cover was too loose & crinkly for me to enjoy reading the book. So I took it off for the duration of reading the book & put it back on as soon as I was done.

hermlou Nov 21, 2010

Philip Nore is a jockey who helps the widow and son of George Millace, a photographer killed in an auto accident. His widow is attacked, and her house is burned down by people who want some incriminating evidence. Philip is also a photographer, and he has the difficult task of finding some evidence in the negatives that Millace had stored in a safe place. The photos lead to a whole web of cheating among powerful men. It's an intriguing mystery.


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