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New PDF release: Dick Francis's Gamble

By Felix Francis

ISBN-10: 0425250385

ISBN-13: 9780425250389

One of many youngest winners of the Grand nationwide, Nick “Foxy” Foxton suffered a near-fatal harm that minimize brief his occupation. Years later, he’s out for an afternoon on the Grand nationwide races while his colleague, Herb Kovack, is shot at point-blank diversity correct in entrance of him. just like the police, Nick is baffled: Why could somebody kill such an it seems that light soul?

Then Nick reveals a threatening observe within the useless man’s coat, and he starts to doubt how good he rather knew his good friend. And on learning that Herb named him beneficiary in his will, Nick wonders why he’s been entrusted with the legacy. is that this a beneficiant reward from a chum, or is it, in reality, a poisoned chalice?

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Er ist einer von den Guten. Können Tote Ziele haben? ALAN MOORE, Die Stimme des Feuers DER SCHWARZE HUND 1 Jude besaß eine Privatsammlung. Er besaß gerahmte Zeichnungen der sieben Zwerge, die zwischen den Platinalben an der Wand seines Studios hingen. John Wayne Gacy hatte sie im Gefängnis gezeichnet und ihm geschickt. Gacy mochte die Disney-Klassiker fast so sehr, wie er es mochte, kleine Kinder zu belästigen, und fast so sehr wie Judes Alben. Jude besaß den Schädel eines Bauern, dem man im 16.

Danny war aus dem Büro gekommen, hatte sich die Jacke angezogen und wollte nach Hause. Sie redeten noch kurz miteinander … oder, um genau zu sein, Danny stand neben ihm und quasselte ihn voll, während Jude die Hunde beobachtete und Dannys Anwesenheit auszublenden versuchte. Auf Danny Wooten konnte man sich immer verlassen, wenn es darum ging, einen vollkommenen Moment der Stille zu ruinieren. Stille. Das Büro hinter Danny war still gewesen. Jude konnte sich noch an das Krächzen der Krähen erinnern und auch an Dannys pausenloses Plappern, aber nicht an irgendein Radiogeräusch aus dem Büro.

Ach was. Wenn so ein alter Knochen erst mal so weit ist, dann geht das ziemlich schnell, wenn kein Futter mehr nachkommt. « �Warum fragst du? « 5 Vierzig Minuten später schlurfte er ins Badezimmer, weil er ein Fußbad nehmen wollte – seine Plattfüße, Schuhgröße fünfzig, waren ein Quell ständiger Schmerzen. Dort traf er auf Georgia, die sich über das Waschbecken beugte und an ihrem Daumen nuckelte. Sie trug ein T-Shirt und eine Pyjamahose, die mit einem schnuckeligen Muster aus winzigen roten Figuren bedruckt war, die man bei oberflächlicher Betrachtung für Herzen halten konnte.

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