Annal: 1981 Edgar Allan Poe Award® for Best Novel

Results of the Edgar Allan Poe Award® in the year 1981.

Book:Whip Hand

Whip Hand

Dick Francis

This “convincing and memorable” mystery is “among Dick Francis’s best,” says the Cincinnati Post. And we’re sure readers will agree.

Ex-jockey and private investigator Sid Halley is approached by the wife of an elite racehorse trainer, begging his help in figuring out why her husband’s most promising horses have been performing so poorly. At first Halley thinks she’s overreacting and the losing streak is just dumb luck. But now he’s beginning to think it’s something far more dangerous…

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