Read Break In (Kit Fielding, #1)By Dick Francis – sneakerspear.co.uk

Break In (Kit Fielding, #1) Steeplechase jockey Christmas "Kit" Fielding has had more than his share of close calls both on and off the course. But trouble hits close to home when a grudge between his family and his sister's in-laws turns into a blood feud. Read Break In (Kit Fielding, #1) – sneakerspear.co.uk

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  1. Those who have read several of Dick Francis s mysteries will know exactly what to expect from Break In Malevolent forces are at work and a jockey, in this case Kit Fielding, gets caught up in the machinations The Fielding family has been feuding with the Allardeck family for generations, and Kit s sister, Holly, has complicated matters by marrying into the Allardeck family, on the order of Romeo and Juliet.As the book opens, someone has been planting viscous rumors in the press about Holly s h Those who have read several of Dick Francis s mysteries will know exactly what to expect from Break In Malevolent forces are at work and a jockey, in this case Kit Fielding, gets caught up in the machinations The Fielding family has been feuding with the Allardeck family for generations, and Kit s sister, Holly, has complicated matters by marrying into the Allardeck family, on the order of Romeo and Juliet.As the book opens, someone has been planting viscous rumors in the press about Holly s husband, Bobby Bobby is a horse trainer and the rumors say that he is broke and unable to pay his debts His creditors and the people who own the horses he trains are pressing him, and it appears that Bobby will have to declare bankruptcy and lose everything.As an Allardeck, he s reluctant to accept help from a Fielding, but Kit is the only one who appears capable...

  2. Yes, I love Dick Francis What s not to like There are fast horsesand hot men Umm I don t think that was exactly the jockey I was looking for, but what the hell Eye Candy Anyway, the Kit Fielding novels are probably my favorite of all Francis books Kit Fielding is a champion jockey with minor telepathic talent and a great affinity for horses When his twin sister approaches him for help regarding some false accusations in a tabloid about her husband s training stables, Kit becomes invo Yes, I love Dick Francis What s not to like There are fast horsesand hot men Umm I don t think that was exactly the jockey I was looking for, but what the hell Eye Candy Anyway, the Kit Fielding novels are probably my favorite of all Francis books Kit Fielding is a champion jockey with minor telepathic talent and a great affinity for horses When his twin sister approaches him for help regarding some false accusations in a tabloid about her husband s training stables, Kit becomes involved in a conspiracy that goes all the ...

  3. 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 humor no matter the intensity of evil that the hero faces The hero s thoughts reveal a vulnerability that is touching, while his actions are always based on doing the right thing to achieve justice Causing the reader to deeply care about the characters in a novel is ...

  4. Trotted out Dick Francis Break In to get in the mood for the Triple Crown at Belmont this weekend Perfect book to re read if you like horse racing and crime stories Kit Fielding remains a perfect hero modest unassuming yet braver smarter than the rest of the field, whether it s as a championship jockey or an amateur detective In this 1st Kit Fielding mystery back when I first read it, it was only the one , he s quick to figure out who s harming his brother in law and whethe Trotted out Dick Francis Break In to get in the mood for the Triple Crown at Belmont this weekend Perfect book to re read if you like horse racing and crime stories Kit Fielding remains a perfect hero modest unassuming yet braver smarter than the rest of the field, whether it s as a championship jockey or an amateur detective In this 1st Kit Fielding mystery back ...

  5. Dick Frances writes good, clean, horse stories that have a bit of suspense and always include a good mystery When an untrue social flogging threatens a honest couple with financial ruin the wife s brother, who is a steeplechase rider for the wealth...

  6. I bought a mystery and I was cheated I was reading this book, really enjoying myself, when about page 100 or so I noticed, nobody s been murdered Why this is pretty clever I thought, holding off a murder scenethan halfway through a book Well..then I m about three quarters through this book and I m trying to enjoy it, but now I m worried about when the murder is going to happen and I m thinking he s pretty good, cause I still don t have a clue bout when it s going to happen or to whom T I bought a mystery and I was cheated I was reading this book, really enjoying myself, when about page 100 or so I noticed, nobody s been murdered Why this is pretty clever I thought, holding off a murder scenethan halfway through a book Well..then I m about three quarters through this book and I m trying to enjoy it, but now I m worried about when the murder is going to happen and I m thinking he s pretty good, cause I still don t have a clue bout when it s going to happen or to whom Then it occurred to me he s not planning to murder anybody Well, I d been had I called the pu...

  7. Loved this one and love Kit, Christmas Fielding and his twin Holly Born on Christmas day Great read

  8. Typical Dick Francis protagonist Kit Fielding is a steeplechase jockey He was raised by his ornery grandfather after his parents died suddenly One difference he has a twin sister to whom he is very close In their childhood, they had a kind of telepathy, able to communicate without words My sister and I had this when we were younger We never spoke full sentences Did you Yes Should I Is that We d show up places wearing basically the same outfit We both dyed our hair red on a whim the Typical Dick Francis protagonist Kit Fielding is a steeplechase jockey He was raised by his ornery grandfather after his parents died suddenly One difference he has a twin sister to whom he is very close In their childhood, they had a kind of telepathy, able to communicate without words My sister and I had this when we were younger We never spoke full sentences Did you Yes Should I Is that We d show up places wearing basically the same outfit We both dyed our hair red on a whim the same day without ever talking about it When we played Pictionary, people accused us of cheating Just as one of us started to draw, the other would blurt out the correct answer when there was barely a squiggle on the paper We weren t allowed to be partners As we got older, this went away Same for Kit and his sister Holly There has been a generations long time feud between Kit s family and another horse racing family Complicating things, Holly has married one of the ene...

  9. 3.5 stars

  10. This is one of Dick Francis best Kit Fielding is a great character, a steeplechase jockey where the horses jump rather than run on a flat course who has a strong will and a touch of telepathy The plot has something new and interesting on every page, from a romance to falls to near murder experiences to a long run blood feud most certainly not in that order.This being popcorn, you shouldn t expect a Great Work of Fiction However, it is a great read Easy on the eyes the edition I have ha This is one of Dick Francis best Kit Fielding is a great character, a steeplechase jockey where the horses jump rather than run on a flat course who has a strong will and a touch of telepathy The plot has something new and interesting on every page, from a romance to falls to near murder experiences to a long run blood feud most certainly not in that order.This being popcorn, you shouldn t expect a Great Work of Fiction However, it is a great read Easy on the eyes the edition I have has nice spacing which makes the reading go faster and mostly easy on the brain Francis does have a slight problem with keeping some of his characters in character, but he does it to move the plot along rather than showing what I think the character would have done Also, the bad guys are bad but t...

  11. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here When his twin sister asks for help, Kit can t say no Even when it s to help his brother in law, and the family feud between them goes back centuries.I know, I read dick Francis a lot But I liked this one because it was a bit different No one gets killed sorry for the spoiler Instead, the premise is that a guy gets randomly attacked by tabloid media He almost loses his business Then Kit tries to figure out why and undo the harm the press has caused It was quite interesting and not as sim When his twin sister asks for help, Kit can t say no Even when it s to help his brother in law, and the family feud between them goes back centuries.I know, I read dick Francis a lot But I liked this one because it was a bit different No one gets killed sorry for the spoiler Instead, the premise is...

  12. Kit Fielding, jockey extraordinaire and occasional telepath, saves his sister and brother in law from malicious gossip and associated financial ruin Dear Dick Francis, I heart you Also, I heart Christmas Fielding Also, I heart all your books, and I m pretty sure I ve sequentially hearted every one of your heroes Also, I don t heart horses, but you make me heart them for 300 pages at a time I am truly contemplating putting aside all of my to read list and doing a chronological read of your e Kit Fielding, jockey extraordinaire and occasional telepath, saves his sister and brother in law from malicious gossip and associated financial ruin Dear Dick Francis, I heart you Also, I heart Christmas Fielding Also, I heart all your books, and I m pretty sure I ve sequentially hearted every one of your heroes Also, I don t heart horses, but you make me heart them for 300 pages at a time I am truly contempla...

  13. I always enjoy reading a good Dick Francis novel In this one, I really enjoyed the family dynamic that I don t remember reading with his before They are pretty clean, the language isn t too bad, and not a lot of sex Sometimes I even reread the books, because it s like being with a friend you haven t seen in several years I really enjoy the characters he uses, and also enjoy the series he writes about too I m not a gambler, but I really enjoy watching them live, as well as on screen Ther I always enjoy reading a good Dick Francis novel In this one, I really enjoyed the family dynamic that I don t remember reading with his before They are pretty clean, the language isn t too bad, and not a lot of sex Sometimes I even reread the books, because it s like being with a friend you haven t seen in several years I really enjoy the characters he uses, and also enjoy the series he wr...