Book Reviews of Shattered

Author: Dick Francis
ISBN-13: 9780399146602
ISBN-10: 0399146601
Publication Date: 9/11/2000
Pages: 289
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 47 ratings
Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group
Book Type: Hardcover
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I literally could not put this book down once I started it, Dick Francis really covers a wide scope of interesting characters and situations that skillfully blend into the horse-racing world.
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Another good mystery by Francis; these seem like real people in real situations. Good reading; keeps one reading and reading!!
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True to Dick Francis' form - another tight written mystery that keeps you reading to the very end!
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Another great listen lOVED IT
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Another good read from Mr. Francis. I enjoyed this book.
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Another great Dick Francis novel. I'm always amazed when people say that they've never heard of Dick Francis. He's a fabulous mystery/thriller writer, and this novel is another example of that.
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This Dick Francis book was a fascinating read. This time, he tells us about the world of a master glass artist, friend of a champion jockey. The ensuing chaos when the jockey dies leads to murder, mayhem, and love, as three videotapes are confused and alternately lost and found and lost again. The trail leads through the cybernet, along the downs with vicious attack dogs, and gets stirred up by a gorgeous, wealthy chauffeur-driven force of nature who happens to be the mother-in-law of the dead jockey. The twisting plotline and remarkable setting mark Shattered as another superb Francis read!
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Menace and murder in this novel about a perilous search for a stolen videotape.
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One of his best ... and Francis has a lot of them.
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Wonderful, as always.
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Interesting twist involving horse racing and glass blowing!
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One of his best!!
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***** Another Classic Dick Francis Book.

A three caper mystery involving a dead jockey, assaulted children, missing videotapes and a lot of exitement.
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I got this book because it was the only Dick Francis I did not have. It is not one of his best. The hero is a designer and creator of glass objects d'arte. The premise is very far-fetched and not very believable. None the less, the characterizations ( which in my opinion is Francis' strong point) are excellent and the love story satisfying. I would rate it three stars.
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Another terrific thriller by Dick Francis! The ONLY reason I'm giving this book up is that I own two other copies. Dick Francis is one of the very few authors so good that I own every single one of his books, both in hard copy and paperback. His writing is always brilliant and mesmerizing. "Shattered" is no exception.
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After his friend is killed in a horse-racing accident, up-and-coming glass artisan Gerard Logan finds himself embroiled in a deadly search for a stolen videotape. His friend had it. Some very bad people want it---and they think Logan's got it. Believing the tape to contain priceless information, a vicious group of criminals sets out to get the answers out of him in any way possible. To sruvive, Gerard will have to uncover the truth about his friend's death while keeping a good distance between himself and his pursuers. Because if they catch him, they will most surely break him...
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Pretty close to new condition including the dust cover