Front Runner - PB
InformationJefferson Hinkley is back. Front Runner isthe fifth solo novel from Top Ten bestseller Felix Francis.
Operating as an undercover investigator for the British Horseracing Authority, Jeff is approached by the champion jockey Dave Swinton to discuss the delicate matter of losing races on purpose. Little does Jeff realise that his visit to Swinton’s house will result in a brutal attempt on his life.
Felix Francis is the younger of Dick Francis's two sons. Having spent seventeen years teaching A-level Physics, he took on the role of managing his father's affairs in 1991. Over the last forty years, Felix has assisted with the research of many of the Dick Francis novels, not least Twice Shy, which drew on Felix's experiences both as a Physics teacher and as a marksman, Shattered and Under Orders. With the publication of Dead Heat Felix took on a more significant role in the writing - Silks is the second novel of this father-and-son collaboration.