Whip Hand - Sid Halley, Bk 2 Author:Dick Francis Sid Halley, once a jockey, was now a private invesigator with only one good hand left after a horse fell on the other. His new life, though, could never erase the haunting memories of his past glories. But it was only when the wife of one of England's top trainers came to beg his help in preventing foul play at the race track that Sid Halley... more » began to know what being haunted really was....« less
Francis' hero in this one, 1st person, as usual, is Sid Halley, former jockey. Former, because of an accident which also cost him his left hand. Sid is now a detective, and this adventure begins when he is approached by the wife of one of the owners he once rode for. She has a problem, and has heard that Sid might be just the man to handle it. Good thriller, as usual.