Dick Francis's Refusal

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Six years ago, private investigator Sid Halley retired. He'd been harassed, beaten, shot, even lost a hand—enough was enough. For the sake of his wife and new daughter, he gave up that life, and he thought nothing would ever lure him back into the game.He thought wrong.Sir Richard Stewart, chairman of the racing authority, begs Sid to investigate a series of dodgy races. Sid refuses. Then 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.At first Sid ignores these warnings. But as the intimidation tactics escalate—and his own family comes under threat—Sid realizes he must meet his enemy head-on...or he might pay the ultimate price for his refusal.
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He thought wrong.
Sir Richard Stewart, chairman of the racing authority, begs Sid to investigate a series of dodgy races. Sid refuses. Then 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.
At first Sid ignores these warnings. But as the intimidation tactics escalate—and his own family comes under threat—Sid realizes he must meet his enemy head-on...or he might pay the ultimate price for his refusal.
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seriesDick Francis novels
series_with_volumeDick Francis novels|3
subject_facetEngland -- Fiction
Halley, Sid (Fictitious character) -- Fiction
Horse racing -- Fiction
Jockeys -- Fiction
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction
Mystery fiction
Private investigators -- England -- Fiction
title_displayDick Francis's Refusal
title_fullDick Francis's Refusal
Dick Francis's Refusal / Felix Francis
title_shortDick Francis's Refusal
topic_facetFiction
Halley, Sid (Fictitious character)
Horse racing
Investigation
Jockeys
Murder
Mystery
Private investigators
Suspense
Thriller