Even Money

Even Money

Book - 2009
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Ned Talbot, a bookmaker working the Royal Ascot, finds himself in a race to solve his father's stabbing--a race where coming in second could cost him more than even money--it could cost him his life
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's Sons, c2009
ISBN: 9780399155918
0399155910
Branch Call Number: MYS Fran
Characteristics: 350 p.
Additional Contributors: Francis, Felix

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Roundcat
Sep 11, 2011

I find the Francis books great reads--well thought out mystery and solution. I have one quibble, though: The women in their books, including this one, are such sickly, weak people. When a strong female character appears, she gets passed over as somehow unsuitable and fades into the background. The strong male heroes don't seem to be able to handle a healthy give and take relationship. They're basically loners.

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cgstv
Jan 06, 2010

It's interesting how the bookies work in Britain, Great reading

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Nov 30, 2009

I am a great fan of D.F., but I found his main character in this novel to be extremely depressing. He spent too much time reflecting on how much bookies are hated. I'd give it a one star.

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