Risk

Risk

By Dick Francis

Berkley Publishing Group, Mass Market Paperbound, 9780425211038, 261pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2006

Description
When he wakes in a pitch-black room with his hands bound, Roland Britten accountant and champion steeplechase jockey knows he's entered a nightmare of someone else's making. Wracking his brain to figure out who's out to get him and why, he comes up empty, but somehow manages a death-defying escape. It isn t long, though, before he's recaptured. Now, with his life at stake, he must take every risk to outsmart his well-disguised enemy and save himself...


About the Author
Dick Francis is the author of many bestselling mysteries, most recently Shattered. A three-time Edgar Award winner, the Mystery Writers of America named him Grand Master in 1996. He lives in the Caribbean.


Praise For Risk

"FRANCIS CAPTURES OUR ATTENTION AND HOLDS US SPELLBOUND."
The New York Times Book Review

“THE BEST THRILLER WRITER GOING.”—The Atlantic Monthly



“FRANCIS IS A GENIUS.”—Los Angeles Times



“[THE] MASTER OF CRIME FICTION AND EQUINE THRILLS.”—Newsday



“Few match Francis for dangerous flights of fancy and pure, inventive menace.”
Boston Herald



“A POSITIVE GENIUS.”—Time



“DICK FRANCIS IS A WONDER.”—The Cleveland Plain Dealer



“FEW THINGS ARE MORE CONVINCING THAN DICK FRANCIS AT A FULL GALLOP.”—Chicago Tribune