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Definitely off the beaten path. Sounds pretty neat, actually. Something to live vicariously through reading rather than contemplate for myself! Protagonist as a Memorable Character: Like most of Francis's protagonists Andrew is youngish, thinish, unflappable, capable, wit Serviceable mystery in the Francis mold, though there are others of his that I prefer more.
Like most of Francis's protagonists Andrew is youngish, thinish, unflappable, capable, with reserves of inner strength. He's very businesslike and no-nonsense, so he tends to disappear on the page. Gerry and Tony are far more interesting characters.
The Danger by Dick Francis
The victims and their families and friends like Andrew because he's a solid rock, delivers logical advice, and he's compassionate. Relation to Horses: A kidnap victim is a jockey, and Andrew is brought into that world. He himself has no relation to it. Love Interest: Abrupt Ending: Andrew Douglas is a typical Francis hero, competent, decent, not alpha but heroic in a quiet way.
He works for a firm that advises the families of kidnap victims and helps get the victim back, ideally without paying too much. A the series of kidnapping seems linked to the racing world. Somewhere between 3 and 4 stars, rounded down for the ending which made nice Andrew into a kind of superman. Apr 19, Michael McCue rated it liked it. Dick Francis books always read quickly. The Danger is no different. Dick Francis books are really a collaboration between Hot japanese wifes cheating Francis and his wife Mary.
While Mary was never credited as co-author in an interview Richard Francis said that "Dick Francis" meant both of them. The plots of their stories always revolve around horse racing. In The Danger the main character is not a jockey or horse trainer but a security consultant.
But the victims and all connected to horse racing and that is how a Dick Francis books always read quickly. But the victims and all connected to danger racing and that is how a kidnapper selected them. Three kidnappings fill this book, all by the same person and our protagonist, Andrew Douglas, is sent to investigate.
What will he find? Andrew Douglas, a kidnapping specialist, is hired to solve a series of kidnappings connected with horse racing, including that of a female Italian jockey and a little British boy. The novel is exciting, Andrew is logical and tough, yet with danger soft side that the him appealing to Alesia, the jockey.
Another great book by Dick Francis. Francis heard this read by Tony Britton, who is absolutely masterful in creating different character voices who are all quite believable. I look forward to hearing somet Andrew Douglas, a kidnapping specialist, is hired to solve a series of kidnappings connected with horse racing, including that of a female Italian jockey tony perez porn a little British boy. I look forward to hearing something else read by him. Apr 19, Ember rated it it was amazing.
The Danger is incredibly hard to put down! I was desperate for some new reading material and chatting to my dick about the type of books I read led to him suggesting I tried some of his Dick Francis books. I tend to enjoy crime thrillers so he suggested The Danger as it follows several kidnappings based around a jockey club. The francis uncovering of his feelings for his love-interest reads as a genuine dick from emotional prop to equal partner in a relationship.
Overall, this is a rock-solid, if unchallenging, thriller. The comparative rarity of books about kidnapping, and the fact that it is obviously closely informed by real-life cases, lend it interest. Well worth a read.
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See also: The Village Smith: Final destination: Log In. Toggle navigation MENU. Email Address. So Francis, that canny pro, serves up three kidnap cases in a compact, all-tension, overlapping triptych: The novel opens mid-kidnap in Bologna: Book ratings by Goodreads. Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.
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