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Murder at the Races (1995) [Anthology]
by Max Brand Leon Breaker Victor Bridges Leslie Charteris Agatha Christie Mark Daniel Steve Donoghue Arthur Conan Doyle Jack Fairfax-Blakeborough Dick Francis John Francome John Galsworthy Thomas Gaspey Ed Gorman Nat Gould Ernest Hemingway James Holding Michael Innes Frank Johnson Barré Lyndon Bat Masters Hugh Pentecost Damon Runyon Mary Ryan Henry Slesar Julian Symons Peter Tremayne Edgar Wallace Thomas Walsh Alfred Watson Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Edited by: Peter Haining

A heart stopping collection of tales featuring some of the world's most famous horse races, as fast, furious and exhilarating as the sport of kings itself.

Contents:

  • Introduction by Peter Haining
  • Under Starter’s Orders by John Masefield
  • 1 SPORT OF KILLERS: Mystery on the Course
    • The Protection Racket by Dick Francis
    • Nobbling the Favourite by Nat Gould
    • A Racing Swindle by Thomas Gaspey
    • Silver Blaze by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    • Won by a Neck by Leslie Charteris
    • The American Invasion by Frank Johnson
    • A Derby Horse by Michael Innes
    • The Horse That Died for Shame by Peter Tremayne
    • Murder on the Race Course by Julian Symons
    • The Body in the Horsebox [from Eavesdropper] by John Francome
  • 2 DEAD WEIGHTS: Mayhem in the Saddle
    • Calling the Tune by Steve Donoghue
    • To Win a Race by Alfred Watson
    • Dead Cert by Leon Breaker
    • Nat Wedgewood Trapped by Jack Fairfax-Blakeborough
    • The Phantom Jockey by Bat Masters
    • Thoroughbred by Max Brand
    • My Old Man by Ernest Hemingway
    • Saratoga in August by Hugh Pentecost
    • The Photographer and the Jockey by James Holding
    • Ellen Keegan’s Revenge by Mary Ryan
  • 3 FIXED ODDS: Crime and the Gamblers
    • Straight from the Horse’s Mouth by Edgar Wallace
    • A Story Goes with It by Damon Runyon
    • Had a Horse by John Galsworthy
    • Morning in the High Street by Barré Lyndon
    • The Crackler by Agatha Christie
    • Something Short of Murder by Henry Slesar
    • Born Gambler by Thomas Walsh
    • The Later Edition by Victor Bridges
    • Two and a Half Per Cent by Mark Daniel
    • En Famille by Ed Gorman

Original title: Murder at the Races
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionCrime and MysterySuspense


The following works are contained within this one:
     Silver Blaze (1892) [Short Story]
      Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
     En Famille (1995) [Short Story]
      Author: Ed Gorman

Edition #1: Murder at the Races

Murder at the Races (1995)
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Language: English

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Murder at the Races (1995)


ISBN: 0785805273

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