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Bernard J Warburton

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  • Banker

  • By: Dick Francis
  • Narrated by: Tony Britton
  • Length: 10 hrs and 42 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 168
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 137
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 135

Tim Ekaterin's merchant bank, like all banks, only invests in sure things. Now he's about to involve it in ₤5 million of prime horseflesh, a stallion called Sandcastle. Top breeders reckon it's the safest bet in racing. But racing doesn't just attract the money men of the city. It's riddled with all kinds of dubious dealmakers. People who don't think twice about breaking bones. People to whom no bet is safe until it's paid in blood, Ekaterin's blood.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Excellent

  • By David on 18-08-07

An amazing Story.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-09-15

Possibly one of the best Francis novels. The audio version by Tony Britain brings life to the book.

  • For Kicks

  • By: Dick Francis
  • Narrated by: Tony Britton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 102
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 77
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 79

When the horse that wins a race gallops in with frothing mouth and popping eyes, what is more natural than to suspect that someone¿s slipped a booster into his oats? With eleven steeplechasers hurtling over the finish line in this pepped up states and all the dope tests conclusively negative, the Earl of October had something of a problem if he wanted to preserve the health of his favorite sport.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Fast-moving action

  • By Jean on 26-09-11

Perspective.

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-06-15

Having previously read this book I found my perception of the charactors to be much the same as portrayed by the narrator.

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  • Odds Against

  • By: Dick Francis
  • Narrated by: Tony Britton
  • Length: 8 hrs and 56 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 167
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 131
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 134

Amazing what bodily injury could do for a man. A fall from a racehorse had left brilliant jockey Sid Halley dangerously depressed, with a wrecked hand and the need for a new career. And now a bullet wound was helping him find one. He'd been with a detective agency since his racing accident, but it wasn't until some two-bit hoodlum drilled a slug into his side that he was sent out on a case of his own. That was where he met Zanna Martin, a woman who just might make life worth living again.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Another good one

  • By David on 21-11-07

10to1on

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5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 31-05-15

Tony Britten once again brought a truly exciting book to life. Over the years I have read most of Dick Francis books. This audible version is excellent