SYKM


Dick Francis & Felix Francis
[Dick Francis: 1920-2010]
Sid Halley, an injured steeplechase jockey turned private eye in England:

Odds Against1, 2, 13 (1965)
Finalist 1965 Gold Dagger Award
Finalist 1967 Edgar Award for Best Mystery

Whip Hand13 (1979)
1979 Gold Dagger Award
1981 Edgar Award for Best Mystery

Come to Grief6, 13 (1995)
1996 Edgar Award for Best Mystery
Finalist 1996 Shamus Award for Best Novel

Under Orders (2006)

Dick Francis’s Refusal (2013)
[written by Felix Francis]

Kit Fielding, a jockey in England:

Break-in (1985)

Bolt (1986)

 
Dave Swinton, a champion steeplechase jockey in England, and Jeff Hinkley, an investigator for the British Horseracing Authority:

Dick Francis’s Damage (2014)

Front Runner (2015)

Triple Crown (2016)

Other horse racing mysteries:

Dead Cert5 (1962)

Nerve5, 14 (1964)
Finalist 1964 Gold Dagger Award

For Kicks5 (1965)
Runner-up 1966 Gold Dagger Award

Flying Finish2 (1966)
Finalist 1966 Gold Dagger Award
Finalist 1968 Edgar Award for Best Mystery

Blood Sport2, 14 (1967)
Finalist 1969 Edgar Award for Best Mystery

Forfeit8 (1969)
1970 Edgar Award for Best Mystery
Finalist 1968 Gold Dagger Award

Enquiry3, 7 (1969)
Finalist 1969 Gold Dagger Award

Rat Race7 (1971)
Finalist 1970 Gold Dagger Award

Bonecrack (1971)
Finalist 1971 Gold Dagger Award

Smokescreen7 (1972)
Finalist 1972 Gold Dagger Award

Slay Ride10 (1973)
Finalist 1973 Gold Dagger Award

Knockdown1 (1974)
Finalist 1974 Gold Dagger Award

High Stakes9 (1975)
Finalist 1975 Gold Dagger Award

In the Frame14 (1976)

Risk3, 8 (1977)

Trial Run (1978)
Finalist 1978 Gold Dagger Award

Reflex4, 8 (1981)
Finalist 1980 Gold Dagger Award

Twice Shy12 (1982)
Finalist 1981 Gold Dagger Award

Banker10 (1982)
Finalist 1982 Gold Dagger Award

The Danger3, 12 (1984)
Finalist 1983 Gold Dagger Award

Proof10 (1985)

Hot Money (1987)

The Edge (1988)

Straight9 (1989)

Longshot9 (1990)

Comeback1, 4 (1991)

Driving Force (1992)

Decider6 (1993)

Wild Horses6 (1994)

To the Hilt (1996)

10 lb. Penalty11 (1997)

Field of Thirteen (1998) [SS]

Second Wind11 (1999)

Shattered11 (2000)

Dead Heat15 (2007)

Silks15 (2008)

Even Money15 (2009)

Crossfire15 (2010)


Horse racing mysteries written by son Felix Francis

Dick Francis’s Gamble (2011)

Dick Francis’s Bloodline (2012)

Pulse (2017)