Dick Francis (1920-2010) was a British novelist of crime novels, largely involving horse racing. Before becoming an author, Francis was a champion jockey in British National Hunt racing. For four years, he was the jockey to The Queen Mother. Following a bad fall, he retired from racing and started on a writing career where he would write over 40 international bestsellers.

Dick Francis wrote his first fiction novel in 1962, called Dead Cert. He would continue writing until his death in 2010. Below is a list of Dick Francis’ books in order of when they were originally published:

Publication Order of Sid Halley Books


Odds Against(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Whip Hand(1979) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Come to Grief(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Under Orders(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Refusal(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Kit Fielding Books


Break In(1985) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bolt(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


Dead Cert(1962) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Nerve(1964) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
For Kicks(1965) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Flying Finish(1966) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Blood Sport(1967) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Forfeit(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Enquiry(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Rat Race(1970) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bonecrack(1971) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Smokescreen(1972) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Slay Ride(1973) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Knockdown(1974) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
High Stakes(1975) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
In the Frame(1976) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Risk(1977) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Trial Run(1978) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Reflex(1980) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Twice Shy(1981) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Banker(1982) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Danger(1983) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Proof(1984) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hot Money(1987) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Edge(1988) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Straight(1989) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Longshot(1990) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Comeback(1991) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Driving Force(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Decider(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Wild Horses(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
To the Hilt(1996) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
10 Lb. Penalty(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Second Wind(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Shattered(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Dead Heat(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Silks(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Even Money(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Crossfire(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Gamble(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bloodline(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


Field of Thirteen(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


The Sport of Queens: The Autobiography of Dick Francis(1968) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Racing Man's Bedside Book(1969) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Jockey's Life: The Biography of Lester Piggot(1986) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Note: Dead Heat and all novels thereafter are co-authored or ghostwritten by Felix Francis.

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