The Edge

The Edge

Book - 1989
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Undercover operative Tor Kelsey just received his make-or-break assignment: masquerading as a waiter on The Great Transcontinental Mystery Race Train -a high-class horse-racing junket for the super-rich. He was told to look out for trouble, but he never could have guessed how much. Because one of the passengers on this elegant excursion is Julius Apollo Filmer -a sociopathic genius of blackmail and criminal corruption. His goal -take the train and its passengers for everything they have. And Tor is the only one with enough cunning and courage to take him onhellip;
Publisher: New York : G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1989, c1988.
Edition: 1st American ed.
ISBN: 9780399134142
Branch Call Number: X
Characteristics: 324 p. : map ; 24 cm.


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Jul 16, 2012

I'm a huge Dick Francis fan, but this is not one of his best. One of his best talents is making a horse race (which is an extremely visual event) interesting on paper. There's almost no mention of the races & what little there is has been overshadowed by the evil derring-dos of the characters.


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