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Publisher's Summary

When Thomas Lyon decides to make a movie based on an unsolved crime that shocked the horseracing world in Wild Horses, he discovers that someone will do anything - including commit murder - to make sure this story isn't told.
©1994 Dick Francis (P)1994 Simon & Schuster
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4 out of 5 stars
By Pamela on 04-20-14

SIMON PREBBLE Takes Over Narration In Chapter 4

Would you listen to Wild Horses again? Why?

It's a terrific story. Not a Perfect 5, truth be told I grade this novel a 4.7 because of the the narration confusion. When the audiobook begins, it is announced that SIMON PREBBLE is the narrator, for which I am overjoyed about the happy mistake Audible made. HOWEVER, Chapter 1 begins and it is Simon Jones. Chapter 4 begins and it is undeniably Simon Prebble and the audiobook from this listeners POV is upgraded by a country mile.

What was most disappointing about Dick Francis’s story?

The first 3 Chapters.

Which scene was your favorite?

When Thomas Locks Out that Jack-Ass Peter, preventing him from stealing Valentine's Books, Diaries & Papers.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

The first time we hear Lucy. The listener knows her father is guilty of something from his past, but sweet Lucy's enthusiasm to meet the star of the movie and actually be in the movie usurps her fathers' attempts to lie. I LOVED IT!

Any additional comments?

I almost skipped this book because of who was narrating. I think both "SIMON'S" should share credit. Secondly, because AUDIBLE made it's 2nd mistake by calling this version of "Wild Horses" "ABRIDGED", which of course, it is NOT.

Hopefully, Audible can make the facts crystal clear to people, so while they are perusing this Dick Francis mystery the listener can make an informed choice.I had already read this Dick Francis' novel, "Wild Horses", so narration is EVERYTHING about an AUDIOBOOK In My Humble Opinion.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Kathleen on 07-31-11

Loved this Book - Problems with the download fixed

I purchased this book (despite reviews that said it contained only the first two chapters) hoping that the download problem had been fixed. To other potential buyers who might skip an enjoyable book over the potential problems, I am pleased to say I got the full book.

I am a big Dick Francis fan and have listened to many of his books (and read them all). I always enjoy the insights into unusual professions as well as the characterization and plot line. This book, whose main character is a movie director, continues that successful approach, intertwining the making of a movie with the revival of fears linked to the old death that is the subject of the film.

For potential buyers, I have two more notes:
1- The reader, according to the book itself, is Simon Prebble rather than Simon Jones, as listed in the information. I have not listened to all of this book yet, but have liked his rendition of other Francis books I have heard, including Proof, Decider and Banker.
2- The book is the UNabridged version, rather than the abridged (again according to the opening of the book reading; this is also consistent with the stated length.)

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