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After a six-year absence from the bestseller lists, Dick Francis roared out of the gate with 2006's Under Orders, demonstrating once again every ounce of his famed narrative drive, brilliant plotting, and simmering suspense. Hard on the heels of that triumph comes Dead Heat, set against the backdrop of Britain's famed Two Thousand Guineas Stakes.

Max Moreton is a rising culinary star and his Newmarket restaurant, The Hay Net, has brought him great acclaim and a widening circle of admirers. But when nearly all the guests who enjoyed one of his meals at a private catered affair fall victim to severe food poisoning, his kitchen is shuttered and his reputation takes a hit. Scrambling to meet his next obligation, an exclusive luncheon for forty in the glass-fronted private boxes at the Two Thousand Guineas, Max must overcome the previous evening's disaster and provide the new American sponsors of the year's first classic race with a day to remember.

Then a bomb blast rips through the private boxes, killing some of Max's trusted staff as well as many of the guests. As survivors are rushed to the hospital, Max is left to survey the ruins of the grandstand-and of his career. Two close calls are too close for comfort, and Max vows to protect his name-and himself-before it's too late.

 
Used availability for Dick Francis's Dead Heat


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Hardback Editions

September 2007 : UK Hardback
Title: Dead Heat: Horse Racing Thriller (Francis Thriller)
Author(s): Dick Francis, Felix Francis
ISBN: 0-7181-5365-0 / 978-0-7181-5365-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph
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September 2007 : USA Hardback
Title: Dead Heat
Author(s): Dick Francis, Felix Francis
ISBN: 0-399-15476-0 / 978-0-399-15476-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Putnam Adult
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September 2007 : USA Hardback
Title: Dead Heat (Thorndike Core)
Author(s): Dick Francis, Felix Francis
ISBN: 0-7862-9827-8 / 978-0-7862-9827-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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2007 : USA Hardback
Title: Dead Heat
Author(s): Dick Francis, Felix Francis
ISBN: 0-7394-8849-X / 978-0-7394-8849-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's Sons
Availability: Amazon   

Paperback Editions

November 2008 : UK Paperback
Title: Dead Heat (Braille): Grade 2
Author(s): Dick Francis, Felix Francis
ISBN: 1-85878-848-X / 978-1-85878-848-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Royal National Institute of Blind People
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November 2008 : UK Paperback
Title: Dead Heat (Large Print): 16 Point
Author(s): Dick Francis, Felix Francis
ISBN: 1-85878-833-1 / 978-1-85878-833-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Royal National Institute of Blind People
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September 2008 : USA Paperback
Title: Dead Heat (Thorndike Press Large Print Core)
Author(s): Dick Francis, Felix Francis
ISBN: 1-59413-273-9 / 978-1-59413-273-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Large Print Press
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September 2008 : USA Paperback
Title: Dead Heat
Author(s): Dick Francis, Felix Francis
ISBN: 0-425-22319-1 / 978-0-425-22319-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
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June 2008 : UK Paperback
Title: Dead Heat
Author(s): Dick Francis, Felix Francis
ISBN: 0-330-45482-X / 978-0-330-45482-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pan
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May 2008 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: Dead Heat
Author(s): Dick Francis
ISBN: 0-425-22224-1 / 978-0-425-22224-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: PENGUIN Group (USA) Inc.
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September 2007 : UK Paperback
Title: Dead Heat (Airside)
Author(s): Dick Francis
ISBN: 0-7181-5366-9 / 978-0-7181-5366-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Michael Joseph Ltd
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Audio Editions

December 2008 : USA Audio edition
Title: Dead Heat
Author(s): Dick Francis
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd.
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December 2008 : UK Audio edition
Title: Dead Heat
Author(s): Dick Francis
Publisher: Bolinda Publishing Pty Ltd.
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2007 : UK Audio CD
Title: Dead Heat
Author(s): Felix Francis, Dick Francis
ISBN: 0-14-180817-9 / 978-0-14-180817-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin
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September 2007 : USA Audio edition
Title: Dead Heat
Author(s): Dick Francis, Felix Francis
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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September 2007 : UK Audio edition
Title: Dead Heat
Author(s): Dick Francis, Felix Francis
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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September 2007 : UK Audio CD
Title: Dead Heat
Author(s): Dick Francis, Felix Francis
ISBN: 0-14-314279-8 / 978-1-4159-4521-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Audiobooks
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September 2007 : USA Audio CD
Title: Dead Heat
Author(s): Dick Francis, Felix Francis
ISBN: 1-4159-4521-7 / 978-1-4159-4521-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
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August 2007 : USA Audio edition
Title: Dead Heat
Author(s): Dick Francis, Felix Francis
Publisher: Penguin Audio
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2007 : USA Audio Cassette
Title: Dead Heat
Author(s): Dick Francis and Felix Francis
ISBN: 1-4159-4520-9 / 978-1-4159-4520-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books On Tape
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2006 : UK Audio Cassette
Title: Dead Heat
Author(s): Dick Francis
ISBN: 1-4056-0615-0 / 978-1-4056-0615-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Chivers Audio Books
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Kindle Editions

September 2007 : USA Kindle edition
Title: Dead Heat
Author(s): Dick Francis, Felix Francis
Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
Availability: Amazon   

September 2007 : UK Kindle edition
Title: Dead Heat: Horse Racing Thriller (Francis Thriller)
Author(s): Dick Francis, Felix Francis
Publisher: Penguin
Availability: Amazon UK   



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