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Proof Audiobook

Proof

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Publisher's Summary

With this New York Times best seller, Dick Francis creates an intoxicating blend of the good life, fast horses, and nail-biting suspense.

After a shattering accident plunges a society soiree into chaos, an unassuming wine merchant is left with the bitter aftertaste of suspicion and fear. While catering an outdoor party for a prominent horse trainer, Tony Beach hears rumors of inferior whisky being sold under premium labels. All of that is forgotten, however, when a runaway horse trailer suddenly ploughs into the guest-filled tent. Later, after the last victim is pulled from the debris, he begins searching for answers to both the fraudulent spirits and the disaster. As Tony follows up leads, he finds himself pulled deeper and deeper into a treacherous world filled with greed, deception, and unspeakable murder.

Incomparable storyteller Dick Francis grabs your attention on page one and keeps you riveted throughout to the smashing finish. With narrator Simon Prebble’s dramatic timing and superb accents, you’ll find Proof a vintage mystery to be savored.

©1985 Dick Francis (P)1999 Recorded Books, LLC

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    MauiAG 04-01-15
    MauiAG 04-01-15
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    "Terrific Voice Actor"

    The voice actor has one of the most pleasant narrating voices I've heard yet but really shines in his character interpretations. The mystery alone is interesting, but the background setting involving wine has probably unintentionally left me with a huge appreciation and interest in wine now.

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    JULIA Tracyton, WA, United States 03-16-15
    JULIA Tracyton, WA, United States 03-16-15 Member Since 2013
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    "One of his best!"

    'One of my most favorite Francis titles - though really, how can I choose?!, there are so many that fit that category ... Banker, Hot Money, For Kicks, Longshot, High Stakes, Rat Race, Blood Sport, Straight, Flying Finish ... heck, I could just list them ALL. And another fine performance by Simon Prebble; his voice fits Mr. Francis' characters so well. I'm in awe at his talent; he's the best Francis narrator. Please, Audible, get ALL his titles (unabridged). Thanks!

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    Amazon Customer 02-20-15 Member Since 2015
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    "simply splendid, a pairing to savor"

    One of the best author/narrator pairings around. Francis's heroes are full of integrity, rising to meet the challenges before them. Pebble perfectly captures the gritty suspense of the action as well as the earnest emotion of the internal dialogue. In my opinion, they can't go wrong, and Proof provides a fine taste of their talented blend.

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    Linda 04-01-14
    Linda 04-01-14
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    "Wine anyone ??"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    if you don't know anything about wine processing or buying you would be quite bored. It goes into a lot of detail on this as the story is being told.


    What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?

    The background of the main character which is revealed a little at a time.


    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    kpt. Namest nad Oslavou, Czech Republic 12-23-12
    kpt. Namest nad Oslavou, Czech Republic 12-23-12 Member Since 2011
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    "Superb & Enthraling"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Proof to be better than the print version?

    Definitely


    What other book might you compare Proof to and why?

    Dead Heat. The reason is that the main hero of the book is also unjustly accused of poisoning people with his food.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The one where the main hero persuade his companion in accusation that they can walk out of this with honor.


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    No


    Any additional comments?

    No

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    Derek G. 07-15-16
    Derek G. 07-15-16 Member Since 2015
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    "Excellent story with superb narration!"

    Very easy to listen to! Excellent narration and with a fantastic story. You come away with more knowledge of the liquor world as well!

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    Chris Mobley 06-01-16 Member Since 2014
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    "Good with riveting turns."

    Took some time to develop the collusion and dragged a little but back ground was interesting.

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    Kindle Customer 05-23-16 Member Since 2014
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    "classic francis!"

    a great and scotch soaked story in francis' oft repeated formula. it's narrated brilliantly by the amazing Simon prebble

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    Paul SIMI VALLEY, CA, United States 04-26-16
    Paul SIMI VALLEY, CA, United States 04-26-16 Member Since 2016
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    "a classic dick Francis novel."

    You always learn something new when you read his books. this was no exception.

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    D. Hain Baltimore, MD United States 03-14-16
    D. Hain Baltimore, MD United States 03-14-16 Member Since 2016
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    "Dick Francis always gives a good ride."

    Simon Pebble is one of my favorite narrators. I never tire of listening to this.

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