Come to Grief (Pengin Audiobooks)

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Sid Halley, the private investigator with the false hand - the result of an accident when he was a jockey - makes a reappearance in this, Dick Francis's 34th novel. Sid is called as a witness when a friend whom he has loved commits an atrocious crime.

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'This is Francis writing at his very best' Evening Standard Sid Halley, the ex-champion jockey turned investigator who appears in Odds Against and Whip Hand, is back. In Come to Grief he faces new dangers, new deeply demanding decisions. Sid has uncovered an obnoxious crime committed by a friend whom he - and everyone else - has held in deep affection. On the morning set for the opening of the friend's trial, at which sid is due to be called as a witness, other people's miseries explode and send him spinning into days of hard rational detection and heart-searching torment. Troubled, courageous and unwilling to admit defeat, for Sid Halley it is business as usual.

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Sid Halley, the ex-champion jockey turned private investigator, is facing new dangers, new deeply demanding decisions. His friend Ellis Quint has everything he could want: fame, youth, money, good looks, and talent. What Sid has to figure out is why he has committed such an obnoxious crime. On the morning set for the opening of Ellis's trial, at which Sid is due to be called as a witness, other people's miseries explode and send him spinning into days of hard rational detection and heart-searching torment. Troubled, courageous and unwilling to admit defeat, for Sid Halley it is business as usual... 'This is Francis writing at his very best' Evening Standard

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