A jockey unravels nasty secrets of corruption, blackmail, and murder in this mystery from grand master of crime fiction Dick Francis.
Longtime jockey Philip Nore is no hero. But when he begins to suspect that a racetrack photographer’s fatal accident was really murder, he sets out to discover the truth and trap the killer. Slowly, he unravels some nasty secrets of corruption, blackmail and murder—and unwittingly sets himself up as the killer’s next target...
“Reflex enthralls.”—The New York Times
English actor Britton's rich, chameleonlike voice immediately immerses the listener in the intricate plotting and well-drawn characters that typify the work of Francis. Britton (The Day of the Jackal, etc.) expertly tells the story of narrator Philip Nore, an aging jockey who uncovers widespread corruption among his associates after delving into the allegedly accidental death of a sports photographer who "trafficked in ignominy and humiliation." Excellent sound quality and Britton's impressive vocal range echo the intense emotional turmoil Nore experiences as he moves closer to discovering a killer, putting his own life at risk and confronting the truth of his troubled conscience and
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The description listed is totally incorrect. The main character is not called Gemma, it’s a man, nor does he attend university. Someone messed this one up.