Dick Francis's Damage

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Product Number: C03372
Released: Oct 01, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781490632032
Narrator/s: Michael Neilson
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Felix Francis is back with another edge-of-your-seat thriller, in the classic Dick Francis tradition. Undercover investigator Jeff Hinkley is assigned by the British Horseracing Authority to look into the activities of a suspicious racehorse trainer, but as he's tailing his quarry through the Cheltenham Racing Festival, the last thing he expects to witness is a gruesome murder. Could it have something to do with the reason the trainer was banned in the first place-the administration of illegal drugs to his horses? Then many more horses test positive for prohibited stimulants, and someone starts making demands, threatening to completely destroy the integrity of the racing industry. In order to limit the damage to the sport, it's critical that Jeff find the perpetrator ... but he'll soon learn he's up against someone who will stop at nothing to prevail.

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Dick Francis's Damage
Product Number: BX00031749
Product Number:C03372
Product Number:Z08830

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eAudio
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Author(s): Felix Francis
Narrator(s): Michael Neilson
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Product Number Z08830
Released: Oct 07, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781490632049
MP3 CD
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Author(s): Felix Francis
Narrator(s): Michael Neilson
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Product Number MP1382
Released: Oct 14, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781490639857
eBook
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Author(s): Felix Francis
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Product Number EB00390290
Released: Oct 07, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
ISBN: #9780698148758

Professional reviews

"Michael Neilson is a newcomer to the Felix/Dick Francis world, but he narrates with perfect aplomb. Jeff Hinkley is an investigator and master of disguise for the British Horseracing Authority. HeÕs busy with a murder at the racetrack; a nephewÕs arrest for possession of crystal meth, based on a lying witness; an extortionist called Leonardo, who is bent on destroying the horse-racing industry; and his older sister, who has cancer. Neilson appropriately speeds up his pacing as the action intensifies. His understated performance matches JeffÕs temperament: innately mild mannered yet steely enough to dig in his heels when threatened. Less low-key is NeilsonÕs perfect over-the-top portrayal of JeffÕs co-worker Crispin, an elderly former spy who hilariously utters the phrase Òdear boyÓ while doling out information on a need-to-know basis. A.B. © AudioFile 2014, Portland, Maine"

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