Crossfire by Dick FrancisCrossfire by Dick Francis

Crossfire

byDick Francis, Felix Francis

Paperback | August 23, 2011

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Crossfire is the new thriller from father son team Dick Francis and Felix Francis. Captain Thomas Forsyth's tour of Afghanistan is cut brutally short when he is badly wounded by a roadside bomb. Returning home, to his mother - a racehorse trainer and the 'First Lady' of racing - Tom discovers the training business is on the edge, and facing a threat far more dangerous than a run of bad form. Tom finds himself on a very different, but just as deadly, battlefield where his military skills are tested . . . kill or be killed? From Felix Francis and Dick Francis, the bestselling co-authors of Dead Heat and Even Money comes Crossfire, the latest Dick Francis novel. Packed with all the hair-raising suspense and excitement readers know and love from Dick Francis, Crossfire is the most dazzling yet. Praise for the Dick Francis novels: 'The Francis flair is clear for all to see' Daily Mail 'Spare, efficient and unflashy . . . inexorably draws you in' Daily Telegraph 'The master of suspense and intrigue' Country Life 'Still the master' Racing Post Dick Francis was one of the most successful post-war National Hunt jockeys. On his retirement from the saddle, he published his autobiography, The Sport of Queens, before going on to write forty-three bestselling novels, a volume of short stories and the biography of Lester Piggott. Dick Francis died in February, 2010, at the age of 89, but he remains one of the greatest thriller writers of all time. Felix Francis is the younger of Dick's two sons. Since 2006, Felix has taken a more significant role in the writing, first with Dead Heat and then increasingly with the bestsellers, Silks and Even Money. Crossfire is the fourth novel of this father-and-son collaboration.
Felix Francis studied Physics and Electronics at London University and then embarked upon a seventeen-year career teaching Advanced Level Physics. Felix Francis is the younger son of crime writer and National Hunt jockey Dick Francis, and over the past forty years Felix assisted Dick with both the research and the writing of many of h...
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Title:CrossfireFormat:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 7.85 × 5 × 1 inPublished:August 23, 2011Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141048492

ISBN - 13:9780141048499

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Cross fire Loved this book have read it several times and will prob read it again in a few years time ten out of ten
Date published: 2015-10-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Crossfire another great adventure Another great adventure from Dick and Felix Francis. A good read that gets the pulse racing as the excitement builds.
Date published: 2015-09-07