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Dick Francis


Wales (1920 - 2010)

Dick Francis is widely acclaimed as one of the world's finest thriller writers. His awards include the Crime Writers' Association's Cartier Diamond Dagger for his outstanding contribution to the crime genre, and an honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters from Tufts University of Boston. In 1996 Dick Francis was made a Mystery Writers of America Grand Master for a lifetime's achievement and in 2000 he received a CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.

Genres: Mystery
 
Series
Sid Halley
   1. Odds Against (1965)
   2. Whip Hand (1979)
   3. Come to Grief (1995)
   4. Under Orders (2006)
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Kit Fielding
   1. Break In (1985)
   2. Bolt (1986)
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Novels
   Dead Cert (1962)
   Nerve (1964)
   For Kicks (1965)
   Flying Finish (1966)
   Blood Sport (1967)
   Forfeit (1968)
   Enquiry (1969)
   Rat Race (1970)
   Slay Ride (1970)
   Bonecrack (1971)
   Smokescreen (1972)
   Knockdown (1974)
   High Stakes (1975)
   In the Frame (1976)
   Risk (1977)
   Trial Run (1978)
   Reflex (1980)
   Twice Shy (1981)
   Banker (1982)
   The Danger (1983)
   Proof (1984)
   Hot Money (1987)
   The Edge (1988)
   Straight (1989)
   Longshot (1990)
   Comeback (1991)
   Driving Force (1992)
   Decider (1993)
   Wild Horses (1994)
   To the Hilt (1996)
   10 lb Penalty (1997)
   Second Wind (1999)
   Shattered (2000)
   Dead Heat (2007) (with Felix Francis)
   Silks (2008) (with Felix Francis)
   Even Money (2009) (with Felix Francis)
   Crossfire (2010) (with Felix Francis)
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Omnibus
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Collections
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Anthologies edited
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Non fiction
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Awards
Edgar Awards Best Novel winner (1970) : Forfeit
Edgar Awards Best Novel winner (1981) : Whip Hand
Edgar Awards Best Novel winner (1996) : Come to Grief
Shamus Awards Best Novel nominee (1996) : Come to Grief


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