Biography

Felix Francis

Felix Francis assisted with the research and writing of many of the Dick Francis novels and is the co-author of DEAD HEAT, SILKS, EVEN MONEY and CROSSFIRE, and the author of GAMBLE, BLOODLINE, REFUSAL and DAMAGE. He lives in England.

Felix Francis

Books by Felix Francis

by Felix Francis - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

Jeff Hinkley, investigator for the British Horseracing Authority, has been seconded to the US Federal Anti-Corruption in Sports Agency (FACSA), where he has been asked to find a mole in their organization --- an informant who is passing on confidential information to those under suspicion in American racing. At the Kentucky Derby, Jeff joins the FACSA team in a raid on a horse trainer’s barn at Churchill Downs, but the bust is a disaster, and someone ends up dead. Then, on the morning of the Derby itself, three of the most favored horses in the field fall sick. Jeff discovers far more than he was bargaining for: corrupt individuals who will stop at nothing to capture the most elusive prize in world sport --- the Triple Crown.

by Felix Francis - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

In his role as an undercover investigator for the British Horseracing Authority, Jeff Hinkley is approached by a multi-time champion jockey to discuss the delicate matter of losing races on purpose. Little does he know that the call will set off a lethal chain of events, including the apparent suicide of the jockey and an attempt on Hinkley’s own life. Never one to leave suspicious events alone, Hinkley begins investigating the jockey and the races he may have thrown. But there are others out there who intend to prevent his inquiry from probing further…at any cost.

by Felix Francis - Fiction, Suspense, Thriller

When undercover investigator Jeff Hinkley is assigned by the British Horseracing Authority to look into the activities of a suspicious racehorse trainer, 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? 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.

by Felix Francis - Fiction, Mystery

Sir Richard Stewart, chairman of the racing authority, begs retired investigator Sid Halley to investigate a series of dodgy races. Sid adamantly refuses, but the following day, Sir Richard is found dead under suspicious circumstances. And then a man with an Irish accent contacts Sid, telling him to deliver a whitewashed report about the suspected race-fixing…or else. Sid realizes he must meet his enemy head-on, or he might pay the ultimate price for his refusal.

by Felix Francis - Thriller

When Mark Shillingford calls a race in which his twin sister, Clare, comes in second when she could have won, he believes that she lost on purpose. After confronting her with his suspicions, Clare storms off. Hours later, she jumps to her death from the balcony of a London hotel. Devastated and guilty over her death, Mark goes in search of answers. What had led Clare to take her own life? Or was it not suicide at all?

by Dick Francis and Felix Francis

Shell-shocked after losing a foot during his tour in Afghanistan, Captain Tom Forsyth returns to the house of his estranged mother, who always put horses first and family last. 

by Felix Francis - Fiction, Thriller

Nicholas "Foxy" Foxton, a former jockey, is out for a day at the Grand National races when his friend and co-worker Herb Kovak is murdered, execution style, right in front of him --- and 60,000 other potential witnesses. As he struggles to come to terms with Kovak's seemingly inexplicable death, Foxton begins to question everything, from how well he knew his friend to how much he understands his employer.