Dick Francis Crosses Life's Finish Line

Dick Francis, former champion jockey and best-selling mystery author, died on Sunday February 14th at his home in the Cayman Islands. Silks was his last published work written with his son, Felix.

Having written over 40 bestselling novels before his death at the age of 89, Dick Francis is a paragon of the mystery genre. Using his real life experience as a jockey to color his work, his mystery novels are entertaining and thrilling. If you read all of Dick Francis's work, try these authors' Read-a-likes:

Written by Tara on February 16, 2010

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