Trial Run - Francis Thriller

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Publisher's Synopsis

Discover the classic mystery from Dick Francis, one of the greatest thriller writers of all time

'Keeps you enthralled all the way through' 5***** Reader Review
'Full of intrigue from start to finish. Another Dick Francis success' 5***** Reader Review
'Edge-of-your-seat reading' 5***** Reader Review
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Ex-steeplechaser Randall Drew is reluctantly off to pre-Olympic games Moscow, as a favour to royalty. One of the blue bloods is destined to compete in the games and there are concerns - both of safety and of scandal - that only Drew, with his racing connections, can clear up.

On arriving - speaking no Russian and wishing he were back home - Drew is supposed to identify and contact one Alyosha to clear up the scandal. Instead, he finds himself tailed by the KGB and embroiled in foiling a terrorist plot - or die trying.

Home seems an awful long way away - and if he's not careful, he'll be going back in a box . . .

Packed with intrigue and hair-raising suspense, Trial Run is just one of the many blockbuster thrillers from legendary crime writer Dick Francis.

Praise for Dick Francis:

'The narrative is brisk and gripping and the background researched with care . . . the entire story is a pleasure to relish' Scotsman

'Dick Francis's fiction has a secret ingredient - his inimitable knack of grabbing the reader's attention on page one and holding it tight until the very end' Sunday Telegraph

'Still the master' Racing Post

'The master of suspense and intrigue' Country Life

Book information

ISBN: 9781405916769
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Books
Pub date:
Edition: Reprint
DEWEY: 823.914
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 250g
Height: 144mm
Width: 196mm
Spine width: 26mm