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Felix Francis

UK flag (b.1953)
Son of Dick Francis

Felix Francis is a bestselling British crime writer. However, he is a physicist by training, and for seventeen years taught A Level physics in three schools, one where he was Head of Science. Felix is a Chartered Physicist and a Member of the Institute of Physics. For thirteen years he was deputy chairman of World Challenge Expeditions Ltd, a company specializing in leadership training for young people. In the 1990s he led expeditions to such diverse destinations as the Andes Mountains, the Indian Himalaya, and the jungles of Borneo and the Amazon Basin. In addition, for twenty years, Felix acted as manager for his father, the literary legend Dick Francis, doing everything from negotiating publishing contracts to replacing the light bulbs.

In the year 2000, at the age of 80, Dick decided to retire from writing but the baton has been successfully taken up by Felix who has written all the most recent ‘Dick Francis’ novels, which have been on the Times best-seller lists in both London and New York. In 2005, Felix left the worlds of education and business to concentrate full-time on his writing.


Genres: Mystery
New and upcoming books
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Dick Francis Novels
   1. Gamble (2011)
   2. Bloodline (2012)
   3. Refusal (2013)
   4. Damage (2014)
   5. Front Runner (2015)
   6. Triple Crown (2016)
   7. Pulse (2017)
   8. Crisis (2018)
   9. Guilty Not Guilty (2019)
   10. Iced (2021)
   11. Hands Down (2022)
   12. No Reserve (2023)
Sid Halley
continued from the original series by Dick Francis
   5. Refusal (2013)
   Dead Heat (2007) (with Dick Francis)
   Silks (2008) (with Dick Francis)
   Even Money (2009) (with Dick Francis)
   Crossfire (2010) (with Dick Francis)
   Syndicate (2024)
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