By Dick Francis
Initially released by means of Michael Joseph in 1971.
Bonecrack is a vintage novel from Dick Francis, one of many maximum mystery writers of all time.
At nighttime Neil Griffon's house is damaged into and he's kidnapped by means of masked males. while he wakes up, hours later, Neil discovers that 'unless he cooperates' his kidnappers will spoil his father's racing strong, his useful horses or even Neil himself.
Returning to the stables, Neil can inform nobody approximately his ordeal, or his kidnappers' threats of violence if he doesn't agree to their demands.
Trapped, Neil refuses to give up - and devises an inventive scheme to overcome his kidnappers at their very own game.
Packed with intrigue and hair-raising suspense, Bonecrack is only one of the various blockbuster thrillers from mythical crime author Dick Francis. different novels contain the large bestsellers useless warmth, below Orders and Silks. The Dick Francis legacy keeps via his son Felix...
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