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The Edge A high-class, transcontinental horse-racing junket should be an idyllic getaway for the super-rich.

But one passenger on this train is a sociopath, a genius at blackmail and criminal corruption—and he plans to take everyone for everything they've got. Best Read The Edge author Dick Francis For Kindle ePUB or eBook – sneakerspear.co.uk

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  1. As usual Mr Francis is writing about race horses but this book is a little different in that the horses are crossing Canada on a train They are accompanied by all the necessary owners, riders and hangers on plus our main character who is a kind of special agent employed by the Jockey Club to keep things on the straight and narrow.I really enjoyed the whole story particularly the details of the train journey which is one I would like to do On a safer train though This one was subject to severa As usual Mr Francis is writing about race horses but this book is a little different in that the horses are crossing Canada on a train They are accompanied by all the necessary owners, riders and hangers on plus our main character who is a kind of special agent employed by the Jockey Club to keep things on the straight...

  2. This was not one of my favorite Dick Francis novels and it tool me awhile to sort out why It certainly had all the right components in the protagonist, Tor Kelsey Orphaned sort of check Average guy with above average talents check Instalove with slow build up check Clever bad guy check Evenclever good guy check. So what was missing For me, it was the lack of a relationship between Tor and the bad guy Julius Apollo Filmer bad guy doesn t even know Tor exists Tor works for This was not one of my favorite Dick Francis novels and it tool me awhile to sort out why It certainly had all the right components in the protagonist, Tor Kelsey Orphaned sort of check Average guy with above average talents check Instalove with slow build up check Clever bad guy check Evenclever good guy check. So what was missing For me, it was the lack of a relationship between Tor and the bad guy Julius Apollo Filmer bad guy doesn t even know Tor exists Tor works for the Jockey Club as a sort of invisibles man who effortlessly wanders race courses in disguise, looking for people breaking the rules No one k...

  3. 4.5 stars As others have said,eloquently than I, much of Dick Francis heroes are of the same base Having said that, I enjoyed the buildup, the action and the writing of this book Due to the way the book played out, there was it could be argue...

  4. All of his books are great The hero is always someone who is modest, intelligent and clever, but human The bad guy is always clearly bad, but the world he paints usually to do with steeplechase horse racing is magical I d read any one of his books and often do reread them for comfort.

  5. This book took a little while to get going, with our hero undercover on a Jockey Club Train right across Canada, and as many characters as an Agatha Christie country house mystery, but the tension built up well the nearer the train got to Vancouver Usual reliable stuff from Dick Francis

  6. Unlike most of Francis works, this one takes place on a train Like most, this one also revolves around horses The Canadians are trying to set themselves up as the next big thing in race horsing and to advertise their racing season, they ve decided to feature special races and also organize for a traveling jaunt across the country for owners and racegoers by a special train The cross country experience offers splendid meals on wheels, a live mystery put on by special actors and an opportuni Unlike most of Francis works, this one takes place on a train Like most, this one also revolves around horses The Canadians are trying to set themselves up as the next big thing in race horsing and to advertise their racing season, they ve decided to feature special races and also organize for a traveling jaunt across the country for owners and racegoers by a special train The cross country experience offers splendid meals on wheels, a live mystery put on by special actors and an opportunity for those interested in horses and horse racing to get together and experience the many joys of the Canadian horse racing scene Enter Julius Apollo Filmer a man whom the British racing world widely knows to be a thorn in the flesh for the Stewards and other senior officials in British racing because of his penchant for causing trouble Julius racing history is chequered, his deals shady and he has been implicated ...

  7. What is there to say about Dick Francis As I think about all of his books yes, this review covers all of his books, and yes I ve read them all I think about a moral ethical hero, steeped in intelligence and goodness embroiled in evil machinations within British horse racing society either directly or indirectly The heroes aren t always horse jockies, they can be film producers, or involve heroes engaged in peripheral professions that somehow always touch the horse racing world.Buttha What is there to say about Dick Francis As I think about all of his books yes, this review covers all of his books, and yes I ve read them all I think about a moral ethical hero, steeped in intelligence and goodness embroiled in evil machinations within British horse racing society either directly or indirectly The heroes aren t always horse jockies, they can be film producers, or involve heroes engaged in peripheral professions that somehow always touch the horse racing world.Butthan that, Francis s heroes are rational human beings The choices made are rational choices directed by a firm objective philosophy that belies all of Francis s novels The dialogue is clear and touched with h...

  8. I would say this is second rate Francis, but even second rate Francis is pretty darn good Tor Kelsey is a rich young man with no remaining family who grew up in the racing world He takes a job with the Jockey Club doing securitylike intelligence work because he is an invisible man able to blend in anywhere and observe And then they put him on a Mystery Race Train across Canada to keep an eye on a villain who has escaped before.The book is just a bit overstuffed there s the train, r I would say this is second rate Francis, but even second rate Francis is pretty darn good Tor Kelsey is a rich young man with no remaining family who grew up in the racing world He takes a job with the Jockey Club doing securitylike intelligence work because he is an invisible man able to blend in anywhere and observe And then they put him on a Mystery Race Train across Canada to keep an eye on a villain who has escaped before.The book is just a bit overstuffed there s the train, racing, AND the actors playing out a mystery for the passengers entertainment Plus a cross Canada travelogue I felt the research wasobviously dumped in here than is always the case with Francis but maybe I just noticed itbecause the setting is somewhat familiar I haven t taken the train ac...