Views Read Edit View history. North Jersey Media Group. He shuns the lecture circuit. While he is touring the country, she is working on new computer programs. Felix was the inspiration behind a leading character, a marksman and physics teacher, in the novel Twice Shy. She contracted polio while pregnant with their first child. Emboldened by its success and further motivated by his paltry wages as a journalist , he began writing Dead Cert.
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Retrieved 18 October Francis drew from this in his novel Forfeit , which he has said was one of his favorites. Pembrokeshires diverse range of features was a key factor in the establishment of the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park. In there was a shock in the west of the county. In , they moved to the Cayman Islands , where Mary died of a heart attack in They had two sons, Merrick and Felix  born A jockey riding in a hurdle race.
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Felix provided her assistance in this effort, and upon his mother's passing, Felix took over her work. Edgar Award , He says, "Each one, you think to yourself, 'This is the last one,' but then, by September, you're starting again. According to journalist Mary Amoroso, "Mary does much of the research: This article is not about the book Bolt , nor does it discuss the book.