Greed. Protagonist and British Racing Authority investigator Jeff Hinkley is back in another mystery novel by Felix Francis titled, Front Runner. The plot gets underway swiftly when a successful jockey wants to discuss with Jeff the touchy matter of losing races deliberately. Before long, Jeff’s life is in jeopardy as he tries to probe what some greedy individuals might be doing to harm horseracing. Fans of the Francis family franchise of novels involving horseracing are those most likely to enjoy this novel and others in the series.
Rating: Three-star (It’s ok)
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