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  • Published: 27 August 2014
  • ISBN: 9781405916752
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $26.00

Slay Ride




The classic mystery tale from legendary crime writer Dick Francis, in a stunning new paperback package.

David Cleveland is sitting in a dinghy in a Norwegian fjord. He's helping the Norwegians to find out why a visiting English rider has done a runner with the racehorse takings.

It should be straightforward, but when the dinghy is hit by a speedboat and Cleveland almost drowns, he realises there's more to this case than some missing money - especially when a dead body turns up.

The stakes are suddenly dangerously high. A sensible man would leave it to the police and go back home to England. Except, it turns out, that England isn't safe either . . .

  • Published: 27 August 2014
  • ISBN: 9781405916752
  • Imprint: Michael Joseph
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 304
  • RRP: $26.00

About the author

Dick Francis

Dick Francis has written forty-one novels, a volume of short stories (Field of 13), his autobiography (The Sport of Queens) and the biography of Lester Piggott. He is justly acclaimed as one of the greatest thriller writers in the world.

He has received many awards, amongst them the prestigious Crime Writers Association's Cartier Diamond Dagger for his outstanding contribution to the genre, and the Mystery Writers of America have given him three Edgar Allen Poe awards for the best novel of the year, and in 1996 made him a Grand Master for a lifetime's achievement. He was awarded a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours List in 2000.

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