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The Heist
  • Author : Daniel Silva
  • Publisher : Harper
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN : 006232005X
  • Reader Reviews : 33
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A fallen spy A missing masterpiece A daring mission The Heist Legendary spy and art restorer Gabriel Allon is in Venice repairing an altarpiece by Veronese when he receives an urgent summons from the Italian police. The eccentric London art dealer Julian Isherwood has stumbled upon a chilling murder scene in Lake Como, and is being held as a suspect. To save his friend, Gabriel must track down the real killers and then perform one simple task: find the most famous missing painting in the world. Sometimes the best way to find a stolen masterpiece is to steal another one. . . . The dead man is a fallen British spy with a secret: he has been trafficking in stolen artworks and selling them to a mysterious collector. Among those paintings is the world's most iconic missing masterpiece: Caravaggio's glorious Nativity with St. Francis and St. Lawrence. Gabriel embarks on a daring gambit to recover the Caravaggio and learn the identity of the collector. His search will take him on an exhilarating hunt—from the shimmering boulevards of Paris and London to the gritty criminal underworlds of Marseilles and Corsica, and finally to a small private bank in Austria where a dangerous man stands guard over the ill-gotten wealth of a brutal dictator. At his side is a brave young woman who survived one of the worst massacres of the twentieth century. Now, with Gabriel's help, she will be given a chance to strike a blow against a dynasty that destroyed her family. Elegant, sophisticated, and entertaining, The Heist is a must-read thriller—a page-turning tale of intrigue that demonstrates once again why Daniel Silva is called a "world-class practitioner of spy fiction" (Washington Post).

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    The Heist
  • Author : Janet Evanovich,Lee Goldberg
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780345543066
  • Reader Reviews : 58
  • Genre : Fiction
  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From Janet Evanovich, #1 bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum novels, and Lee Goldberg, bestselling author and television writer for Monk, comes the first adventure in an electrifying series featuring an FBI agent who always gets her man, and a fearless con artist who lives for the chase. Nicolas Fox is an international con man, famous for running elaborate scams on very rich and powerful people. He knows that the FBI has been hot on his trail for years—particularly FBI Special Agent Kate O’Hare. But just when it seems that Fox has been captured for good, he pulls off his greatest con of all: He convinces the FBI to offer him a job, working side by side with O’Hare. Their first assignment takes them to the side streets of Berlin, the California desert, and remote Indonesian islands as they team up to catch Derek Griffin, a corrupt investment banker charged with stealing millions from his clients. Finding Griffin on his private island is going to test O’Hare’s patience and Fox’s skill. High-speed chases, pirates, and Toblerone bars are all in a day’s work . . . if O’Hare and Fox don’t kill each other first. BONUS: This edition includes an excerpt from Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg's The Chase. Praise for The Heist “The Heist is the perfect title to carry on a trip to the beach. The laugh out loud humor that readers expect from Evanovich is in full force, and Goldberg’s crafty and elaborate writing is prominent. . . . Everyone will be eager for the next book in the series.”—Associated Press “The action is fast-paced and the writing is first-rate, making The Heist an excellent choice for vacation reading.”—Huntington News “A breezy read.”—San Antonio Express-News

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    The Art of the Heist
  • Author : Myles J. Connor, Jr.,Jenny Siler
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9780061872716
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • “One of the most beguiling criminal memoirs ever written….A rare gem of a book.” — T. J. English, New York Times bestselling author of Havana Nocturne How did the son of a decorated policeman grow up to be one of Boston’s most notorious criminals? How did he survive a decades-long feud with the FBI? How did he escape one jail sentence with a fake gun carved out of soap? How did he trade the return of a famous Rembrandt for early release from another sentence? The Art of the Heist is a roller-coaster ride of a life, the memoir of America’s most infamous art thief Myles Connor. Once a promising young rock musician, the son of a respected policeman, Myles Connor became one of Boston’s most infamous criminals—a legendary art thief with irresistible charm and a genius IQ whose approach to his chosen profession mixed brilliant tactical planning with stunning bravado, brazen disguises, audaciously elaborate con jobs, and even the broad-daylight grab-and-dash. New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian Institution, Boston’s Museum of Fine Art . . . no museum was off-limits. The fact that he was in jail at the time of the largest art theft in American history—the still-unsolved robbery of the Isabella Stewart Gardener Museum—has not stopped the FBI from considering him a prime suspect. The Art of the Heist is Connor’s story—part confession, part thrill ride, and impossible to put down.

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    The Heist
  • Author : Daniel Silva
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN : 9780062320070
  • Reader Reviews : 33
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Gabriel Allon, art restorer and occasional spy, searches for a stolen masterpiece by Caravaggio in #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva’s latest action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue. Sometimes the best way to find a stolen masterpiece is to steal another one . . . Master novelist Daniel Silva has thrilled readers with sixteen thoughtful and gripping spy novels featuring a diverse cast of compelling characters and ingenious plots that have taken them around the globe and back—from the United States to Europe, Russia to the Middle East. His brilliant creation, Gabriel Allon—art restorer, assassin, spy—has joined the pantheon of great fictional secret agents, including George Smiley, Jack Ryan, Jason Bourne, and Simon Templar. Following the success of his smash hit The English Girl, Daniel Silva returns with another powerhouse of a novel that showcases his outstanding skill and brilliant imagination, and is sure to be a must read for both his multitudes of fans and growing legions of converts.

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    The Heist Film
  • Author : Daryl Lee
  • Publisher : Columbia University Press
  • Pages : 146
  • ISBN : 9780231169691
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  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • A concise introduction to the genre about that one last big score, The Heist Film: Stealing With Style traces this crime thriller’s development as both a dramatic and comic vehicle growing out of film noir (Criss Cross, The Killers, The Asphalt Jungle), mutating into sleek capers in the 1960s (Ocean’s Eleven, Gambit, How to Steal a Million) and splashing across screens in the 2000s in remake after remake (The Thomas Crown Affair, The Italian Job, The Good Thief). Built around a series of case studies (Rififi, Bob le Flambeur, The Killing, The Lavender Hill Mob, The Getaway, the Ocean’s trilogy), this volume explores why directors of such varied backgrounds, from studio regulars (Siodmak, Crichton, Siegel, Walsh and Wise) to independents (Anderson, Fuller, Kubrick, Ritchie and Soderbergh), are so drawn to this popular genre.

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    The Chase
  • Author : Janet Evanovich,Lee Goldberg
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 321
  • ISBN : 9780345543080
  • Reader Reviews : 50
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A latest collaboration by the best-selling author of the Stephanie Plum series and the best-selling author of the Monk series finds FBI agent Kate O'Hare once again forced to covertly team up with brilliant con man Nicholas Fox to take down a big-league criminal.

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    Heist Society
  • Author : Ally Carter
  • Publisher : Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 9781423139386
  • Reader Reviews : 77
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • When Katarina Bishop was three, her parents took her to the Louvre...to case it. For her seventh birthday, Katarina and her Uncle Eddie traveled to Austria...to steal the crown jewels. When Kat turned fifteen, she planned a con of her own--scamming her way into the best boarding school in the country, determined to leave the family business behind. Unfortunately, leaving "the life" for a normal life proves harder than she'd expected. Soon, Kat's friend and former co-conspirator, Hale, appears out of nowhere to bring her back into the world she tried so hard to escape. But he has good reason: a powerful mobster's art collection has been stolen, and he wants it returned. Only a master thief could have pulled this job, and Kat's father isn't just on the suspect list, he is the list. Caught between Interpol and a far more deadly enemy, Kat's dad needs her help. For Kat there is only one solution: track down the paintings and steal them back. So what if it's a spectacularly impossible job? She's got two weeks, a teenage crew, and hopefully just enough talent to pull off the biggest heist in her family's (very crooked) history--and, with any luck, steal her life back along the way.

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    The Heist
  • Author : Janet Evanovich,Lee Goldberg
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 402
  • ISBN : 9780345543059
  • Reader Reviews : 58
  • Genre : Fiction
  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From Janet Evanovich, #1 bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum novels, and Lee Goldberg, bestselling author and television writer for Monk, comes the first adventure in an electrifying series featuring an FBI agent who always gets her man, and a fearless con artist who lives for the chase. FBI Special Agent Kate O’Hare is known for her fierce dedication and discipline on the job, chasing down the world’s most wanted criminals and putting them behind bars. Her boss thinks she is tenacious and ambitious; her friends think she is tough, stubborn, and maybe even a bit obsessed. And while Kate has made quite a name for herself for the past five years the only name she’s cared about is Nicolas Fox—an international crook she wants in more ways than one. Audacious, handsome, and dangerously charming, Nicolas Fox is a natural con man, notorious for running elaborate scams on very high-profile people. At first he did it for the money. Now he does it for the thrill. He knows that the FBI has been hot on his trail—particularly Kate O’Hare, who has been watching his every move. For Nick, there’s no greater rush than being pursued by a beautiful woman . . . even one who aims to lock him up. But just when it seems that Nicolas Fox has been captured for good, he pulls off his greatest con of all: He convinces the FBI to offer him a job, working side by side with Special Agent Kate O’Hare. Problem is, teaming up to stop a corrupt investment banker who’s hiding on a private island in Indonesia is going to test O’Hare’s patience and Fox’s skill. Not to mention the skills of their ragtag team made up of flamboyant actors, wanted wheelmen, and Kate’s dad. High-speed chases, pirates, and Toblerone bars are all in a day’s work . . . if O’Hare and Fox don’t kill each other first. Praise for The Heist “The Heist is the perfect title to carry on a trip to the beach. The laugh out loud humor that readers expect from Evanovich is in full force, and Goldberg’s crafty and elaborate writing is prominent. . . . Everyone will be eager for the next book in the series.”—Associated Press “The action is fast-paced and the writing is first-rate, making The Heist an excellent choice for vacation reading.”—Huntington News The hardcover edition of The Heist contains stickers—“I ‘Heart’ Plum” and “The Con Is On”—and a sneak peek from the next Stephanie Plum novel!

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    Aces Wild
  • Author : Amanda DeWitt
  • Publisher : Holiday House
  • Pages : 355
  • ISBN : 9781682634721
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Young Adult Fiction
  • What happens in Vegas when an all-asexual online friend group attempts to break into a high-stakes gambling club? Shenanigans ensue. "A fast-paced, thrilling diversion."—Kirkus Reviews Some people join chess club, some people play football. Jack Shannon runs a secret blackjack ring in his private school’s basement. What else is the son of a Las Vegas casino mogul supposed to do? Everything starts falling apart when Jack’s mom is arrested for their family’s ties to organized crime. His sister Beth thinks this is the Shannon family’s chance to finally go straight, but Jack knows that something’s not right. His mom was sold out, and he knows by who. Peter Carlevaro: rival casino owner and jilted lover. Gross. Jack hatches a plan to find out what Carlevaro’s holding over his mom’s head, but he can’t do it alone. He recruits his closest friends—the asexual support group he met through fandom forums. Now all he has to do is infiltrate a high-stakes gambling club and dodge dark family secrets, while hopelessly navigating what it means to be in love while asexual. Easy, right? A wild romp told in a can't-look-away-from voice, Aces Wild is packed with internet friend hijinks and ace representation galore!

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    The Great Pet Heist
  • Author : Emily Ecton
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN : 9781534455375
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • When their elderly owner goes to the hospital, Butterbean the dachshund, Walt the cat, Oscar the mynah bird, and rats Marco and Polo plan a robbery to support themselves.

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    The Heist Age, 2
  • Author : Doug Paleo
  • Publisher : Etch/Clarion Books
  • Pages : 227
  • ISBN : 9780358331575
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  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Dinotown is frozen! How will the Dinomighties fight Bully Mammoth and save the most precious painting in the world? This wildly funny, action-packed graphic novel is perfect for fans of Dog Man, Investigators, and Real Pigeons. Dinotown is under attack! In this adventure, the Dinomighties face new icy villains led by Bully Mammoth. This colossal meanie will stop at nothing to ​get his grubby tusks on the world's most valuable painting: the Dino Lisa . . . even if it means putting a deep freeze on Dinotown. How will the Dinomighties heat things up in order to outsmart and ice out Bully and his big bad crew of furry doofs and manage to save their hometown along with the most precious piece of art in the whole wide world? Readers of the Dog Man, Hilo, Investigators, and The Bad Guys series will love the outrageous and zany humor paired with the action-packed adventure in this exciting graphic novel series.

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    The Heist
  • Author : Chris Durso
  • Publisher : WaterBrook
  • Pages : 226
  • ISBN : 9781601428660
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Grace (Theology)
  • Some say there were two thieves crucified on Golgotha, but I believe there were Three . "Gutsy. Unexpected. Refreshing. Chris Durso explains the story of saving Grace in a language that both the world and the Church, sinners and so-called saints, can understand. The Heist walks us down the road with the prodigal son, inviting us to come home to the One who has a grace-party waiting. Fresh and accessible, I believe this book will help many live fully and freely in Jesus." --Louie Giglio, pastor of Passion City Church, founder of Passion Conferences, author of Goliath Must Fall In the ultimate act of sacrifice, Jesus robbed the Enemy of every claim he ever had on our lives. He stole all our shame and guilt, and gave us back our lives so that we could live in true freedom. The real scandal of Jesus' work on the cross is found not only in what it gives but also in what it steals. The Grace of God robs the enemy of his ability to shame us. It robs death of its sting. And it robs sin of its power to destroy. We've all felt the weight of shame and brokenness. Like the prodigal son, we've pursued our own path only to find ourselves far from home and out of options. We long for a fresh start, but what we need most is the ability to see ourselves through God's eyes of grace. New York City pastor Chris Durso believes grace is the central message of all Scripture. While there have been some daring heists and cunning capers throughout history, this book is about the greatest heist the world has ever seen...a daring raid where God's son took back what the enemy had stolen, freeing us from the power of shame, sin, and Satan. Through a fresh take on the parable of the prodigal son, and the fascinating account of a true modern day diamond heist, The Heist offers a bold invitation into God's boundless grace.

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    The Heist
  • Author : Chris Durso
  • Publisher : WaterBrook
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9781601428677
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Religion
  • Some say there were two thieves crucified on Golgotha, but I believe there were Three . “Gutsy. Unexpected. Refreshing. Chris Durso explains the story of saving Grace in a language that both the world and the Church, sinners and so-called saints, can understand. The Heist walks us down the road with the prodigal son, inviting us to come home to the One who has a grace-party waiting. Fresh and accessible, I believe this book will help many live fully and freely in Jesus.” —Louie Giglio, pastor of Passion City Church, founder of Passion Conferences, author of Goliath Must Fall In the ultimate act of sacrifice, Jesus robbed the Enemy of every claim he ever had on our lives. He stole all our shame and guilt, and gave us back our lives so that we could live in true freedom. The real scandal of Jesus’ work on the cross is found not only in what it gives but also in what it steals. The Grace of God robs the enemy of his ability to shame us. It robs death of its sting. And it robs sin of its power to destroy. We’ve all felt the weight of shame and brokenness. Like the prodigal son, we’ve pursued our own path only to find ourselves far from home and out of options. We long for a fresh start, but what we need most is the ability to see ourselves through God’s eyes of grace. New York City pastor Chris Durso believes grace is the central message of all Scripture. While there have been some daring heists and cunning capers throughout history, this book is about the greatest heist the world has ever seen…a daring raid where God’s son took back what the enemy had stolen, freeing us from the power of shame, sin, and Satan. Through a fresh take on the parable of the prodigal son, and the fascinating account of a true modern day diamond heist, The Heist offers a bold invitation into God’s boundless grace.

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    THE HEIST
  • Author : EMMANUEL OMOGO
  • Publisher : Trafford Publishing
  • Pages : 193
  • ISBN : 9781490714783
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • The Heist is a story that traces the lives of four boys from their childhood, when they got their first taste of crime through to the time when they start engaging in small-time criminal acts, their incarceration in the local approved school, their planned and actualized escape from the approved school, and their escape to the capital city. The novel also describes their induction into city life and then meeting their former pal from Masimane, who had become a professional thug. Their joining of his criminal gang, their exploits of robbing various places, all the way to the time they become the nation's most-wanted criminals. Their crime careers eventually being cut short by the gun that they lived by.

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    The Heist
  • Author : RT Lucas,LJ Halkett
  • Publisher : Dark Hollows Press, LLC
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781940756448
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Commander Xavier Raige, ex-Special Forces and now a leader of an elite team of mercenaries. At 6’7” he is as lethal as he is handsome. Xavier doesn’t have time to sugar the pill - he is abrupt, direct and demanding. When he accepts a new mission to stop a skilled thief that has been plaguing the notorious Belcastro Mafia family, Xavier is unaware that this job will change the course of his life forever - and threaten to awaken the wolf he has kept at bay all his life. Alicia Carberletti is a small woman with a BIG attitude! She is feisty, sexy, independent and smart - she also admires people who know their manners! Alicia has been all alone ever since her beloved family was brutally murdered. Trying to find peace, she embarks on a holiday of a lifetime only to have it take a sinister turn. Tainted blood, wicked lies, deception and cruel fate: when Alicia and Xavier collide with one another will events spiral out of control - or can they hold onto to one another and face the dark consequences of their actions? Together they will entice you into their world - and this new series comes with a WARNING: Once you enter, you won't want to leave! In a world of humans, vampires, werewolves and the murky Mafia underworld, is it so easy to tell who are the real monsters and who still holds their humanity?

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    The Heist
  • Author : Mikey Chlanda
  • Publisher : Mikey Chlanda
  • Pages : 80
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Shaeffer is an old-school heistman whose girlfriend just walked on him. You need an armored car taken or a football stadium's gate receipts lifted, you call Shaeffer and his buddies. But the world is fast moving to a cashless economy with people paying with Paypal or debit cards these days. Join an aging heistman as he tries to deal with an increasingly high tech society, feeling more and more left behind. In this opening book, Shaeffer finds an ATM route truck that actually carries CASH. With his best friend Grogan, they go through the planning, the job, and the aftermath, with Shaeffer trying to patch things up with his girlfriend in between

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    The Heist
  • Author : Leopold Borstinski
  • Publisher : Sobriety Press
  • Pages : 282
  • ISBN : 9781999770525
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • One jailbird. One bank. One heap of trouble. After leaving Baltimore Penitentiary, Frank's get rich quick scheme to rob a bank requires his girlfriend, Mary Lou to sleep with an inside guy and for his gang to stay together long enough to take down the vault. Meanwhile Mary Lou falls for the inside man and can’t decide whether to go with him or Frank. If she chooses the wrong fella she’ll be penniless and wind up dead. How would you choose between a fool and a dreamer? The Heist is the first part in the six-book Lagotti Family 1960s crime noir series. Leopold Borstinski's gripping violent tale contains a twist of dark humor which ratchets up the tension to breaking point. Grab your copy now.

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    The Heist - 101 Amazing Facts You Didn't Know
  • Author : G Whiz
  • Publisher : 101BookFacts.com (pub-5999650418488591)
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781501477676
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • What are the amazing facts of The Heist by Daniel Silva? Do you want to know the golden nuggets of facts readers love? If you've enjoyed the book, then this will be a must read delight for you! Collected for readers everywhere are 101 book facts about the book & author that are fun, down-to-earth, and amazingly true to keep you laughing and learning as you read through the book! Tips & Tricks to Enhance Reading Experience • Enter "G Whiz" after your favorite title to see if publication exists! ie) The Heist G Whiz • Enter "G Whiz 101" to search for entire catalogue! • Tell us what title you want next! • Combine your favorite titles to receive bundle coupons! • Submit a review and hop on the Wall of Contributors! “Get ready for fun, down-to-earth, and amazing facts that keep you laughing & learning!" - G Whiz DISCLAIMER: This work is a derivative work not to be confused with the original title. It is a collection of facts from reputable sources generally known to the public with source URLs for further reading and enjoyment. It is unofficial and unaffiliated with respective parties of the original title in any way. Due to the nature of research, no content shall be deemed authoritative nor used for citation purposes. Refined and tested for quality, we provide a 100% satisfaction guarantee or your money back.

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    Granny and the Heist
  • Author : José Luis Alonso de Santos
  • Publisher : Aris and Phillips Hispanic Cla
  • Pages : 199
  • ISBN : 9781786941053
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  • Genre : Literary Collections
  • Premiered in 1981, The Granny and the Heist (La estanquera de Vallecas) interweaves tense excitement, comic banter and moments of great tenderness in its examination of an area of Madrid equally ignored by Spain's nascent democracy as it had been under the Franco dictatorship. Contains a new critical introduction and language-teaching resources.

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    The Heist Went South
  • Author : A Cyr M.Th
  • Publisher : Lulu.com
  • Pages : 52
  • ISBN : 9781329182806
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  • Genre : Books
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    The Heist-est Heist Ever Heisted
  • Author : Peter Derk
  • Publisher : Helpful Snowman Press
  • Pages : 69
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • One thief holds the key to the perfect crime. Only one problem: He holds the key in his butt.

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    Star Wars Adventures in Wild Space: The Heist
  • Author : Disney Book Group
  • Publisher : Disney Electronic Content
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781368008945
  • Reader Reviews : 1
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • When their parents are kidnapped by the Empire while exploring the far reaches of Wild Space, Milo and Lina Graf set out to rescue them. With their monkey-lizard, Morq, and their family droid, CR-8R, Milo and Lina fly their parents' starship, the Whisper Bird, to the remote planet of Thune to ask an old friend for help. But the evil Captain Korda has set a trap for them! Will Milo and Lina be able to escape?

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    The Heist: By Daniel Silva (Trivia-On-Books)
  • Author : Trivion Books
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 73
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Study Aids
  • Trivia-on-Book: The Heist: By Daniel Silva Take the challenge yourself and share it with friends and family for a time of fun! The Heist is the fourteenth book of the Gabriel Allon series. Gabriel, while restoring one of the masterpieces of the world at a church, receives a call, which marks the beginning of yet another roller-coaster ride for Gabriel. He doesn't just have to find a killer, but must also locate an invaluable painting that was stolen. What does Gabriel do to accomplish this? Like all Silva novels, The Heist is full of twists and turns and manages to keep the readers interested from start to finish. You may have read the book, but not have liked it. You may have liked the book, but not be a fan. You may call yourself a fan, but few truly are. Are you a fan? Trivia-on-Books is an independently curated trivia quiz on the book for readers, students, and fans alike. Whether you're looking for new materials to the book or would like to take the challenge yourself and share it with your friends and family for a time of fun, Trivia-on-Books provides a unique approach to The Heist by Daniel Silva that is both insightful and educational! Features You'll Find Inside: • 30 Multiple choice questions on the book, plots, characters and author • Insightful commentary to answer every question • Complementary quiz material for yourself or your reading group • Results provided with scores to determine "status" Promising quality and value, come play your trivia of a favorite book!

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    The Lufthansa Heist
  • Author : Henry Hill,Daniel Simone
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Pages : 352
  • ISBN : 9781493018963
  • Reader Reviews : 2
  • Genre : True Crime
  • The inside story—from the organizer himself--of the largest unrecovered cash haul in history. This full account brings readers behind the heist memorialized in Goodfellas, a crime that has baffled law enforcement for decades. From Henry Hill himself, The Lufthansa Heist is the last book he worked on before his 2012 death. On December 11, 1978, a daring armed robbery rocked Kennedy Airport, resulting in the largest unrecovered cash haul in world history, totaling six million dollars. The perpetrators were never apprehended and thirteen people connected to the crime were murdered in homicides that, like the crime itself, remain unsolved to this day. The burglary has fascinated the public for years, dominating headlines around the globe due to the story’s unending ravel of mysteries that baffled the authorities.One of the organizers of the sensational burglary, Henry Hill, who passed away in 2012, in collaboration with Daniel Simone, has penned an unprecedented “tell-all” about the robbery with never-before-unveiled details, particulars only known to an insider. In 2013, this infamous criminal act again flared up in the national news when five reputed gangsters were charged in connection to the robbery. This latest twist lends the project an extraordinary sense of timing, and the legal proceedings of the newly arrested suspects will unfold over the next year, continuing to keep the Lufthansa topic in the news.

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    The Heist
  • Author : C. W. Gortner,M.J. Rose
  • Publisher : Blue Box Press
  • Pages : N.a
  • ISBN : 9781952457906
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  • Genre : Fiction
  • To catch a leopard wear diamonds. A year after THE BAIT, Ania Throne is on the prowl. Gone into hiding, she’s planned her next move to perfection, intent on winning her dangerous game of cat-against-cat with the Leopard. But Ania doesn’t know that even the best-laid heists have hidden flaws. Jerome Curtis has taken a job at a Hollywood movie studio to try and put his life back together. When a familiar face from the past shows up unexpectedly, Jerome realizes that much as he’s tried to forget her, there’s no escaping Ania. And this time, what she’s about to do could be her doom. The heist is on. Jerome must join with Ania again to bring down the mastermind thief who’s dead-set on not getting caught. Passion and vengeance collide as father and daughter bait each other in a high-stakes gambit, with Jerome caught in the middle. Because no matter how much Ania has tried to keep her lover safe, she’s only brought him back into the center of her ploy— and the Leopard intends to take full advantage of it. From the glamour of late 1950s Hollywood to a desperate chase in the ravines of Los Angeles, two leopards must hunt each other to the end. And only one of them can bring down its prey. THE HEIST is the thrilling conclusion in the To Catch A Leopard series, a dramatic romantic caper that began with THE STEAL and THE BAIT.

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    The Heist
  • Author : Daniel Silva
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Pages : 512
  • ISBN : 9781443436502
  • Reader Reviews : 33
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Gabriel Allon, art restorer and occasional spy, searches for a stolen masterpiece by Caravaggio in #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva’s latest action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue. Sometimes the best way to find a stolen masterpiece is to steal another one . . . Master novelist Daniel Silva has thrilled readers with sixteen thoughtful and gripping spy novels featuring a diverse cast of compelling characters and ingenious plots that have taken them around the globe and back—from the United States to Europe, Russia to the Middle East. His brilliant creation, Gabriel Allon—art restorer, assassin, spy—has joined the pantheon of great fictional secret agents, including George Smiley, Jack Ryan, Jason Bourne, and Simon Templar. Following the success of his smash hit The English Girl, Daniel Silva returns with another powerhouse of a novel that showcases his outstanding skill and brilliant imagination, and is sure to be a must read for both his multitudes of fans and growing legions of converts.

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    The Crown Heist
  • Author : Deron R. Hicks
  • Publisher : HMH Books For Young Readers
  • Pages : 321
  • ISBN : 9780358396062
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • In another "suspenseful mystery romp with art appreciation" (Kirkus Reviews, starred review), Art and Camille head to London to find her estranged father, and soon find themselves embroiled in a heist involving a long-dead monarch. Packed with fascinating facts about real places and pieces of art, this fast-paced thriller is perfect for fans of the Spy School and Mr. Limoncello's Library series and Dan Brown. No matter how dangerous his adventures have been, Art has always been able to count on his best friend, Camille. Now that Camille is meeting her estranged father, Art wants to be there for her--which means going to London. But Camille's history professor father, renowned for expertise in British legend, is missing. When they visit his apartment, Art and Camille find a long-missing object that suggests the professor could be in trouble and solving a mystery related to London's history. Follow Art and Camille as they visit the Tower of London, National Portrait Gallery, and ride the "tube" in hopes of uncovering the truth before it's too late.

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    The Heist
  • Author : Ernest Volkman,John Cummings
  • Publisher : Dell
  • Pages : 288
  • ISBN : 0440200296
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Social Science
  • Two investigative reporters recreate the circumstances surrounding the 1978 theft of $8,000,000 in cash, unmounted jewels, and pure gold from the Lufthansa Air Cargo terminal

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    The Heist
  • Author : Daniel Silva
  • Publisher : Harper Perennial
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN : 1443456527
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • Gabriel Allon, art restorer and occasional spy, searches for a stolen masterpiece by Caravaggio in #1 New York Times bestselling author Daniel Silva’s latest action-packed tale of high stakes international intrigue. Sometimes the best way to find a stolen masterpiece is to steal another one . . . Master novelist Daniel Silva has thrilled readers with sixteen thoughtful and gripping spy novels featuring a diverse cast of compelling characters and ingenious plots that have taken them around the globe and back—from the United States to Europe, Russia to the Middle East. His brilliant creation, Gabriel Allon—art restorer, assassin, spy—has joined the pantheon of great fictional secret agents, including George Smiley, Jack Ryan, Jason Bourne, and Simon Templar. Following the success of his smash hit The English Girl, Daniel Silva returns with another powerhouse of a novel that showcases his outstanding skill and brilliant imagination, and is sure to be a must read for both his multitudes of fans and growing legions of converts.

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    The Heist
  • Author : David Haywood Young
  • Publisher : Cabin Fever Press
  • Pages : 21
  • ISBN : N.a
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Kids in trouble. Nobody around to help. So they'll try anything...once. Joe Keith, not quite eighteen years old, is doing his damnedest to get by. It's hard, especially since he doesn't really have a home to go to. But he has responsibilities, so he can't leave town either—or at least that's how he sees it. Not while watching out for his younger brother. So he does what he can, when he can, where he can. In his words: it is what it is. This story is included in the author's The Challenge collection, published in October 2015.

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    The Heist
  • Author : Janet Evanovich,Lee Goldberg
  • Publisher : N.a
  • Pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0345543076
  • Reader Reviews : 58
  • Genre : Humorous stories, American
  • Just when it seems that international crook Nicolas Fox has been captured for good, he pulls off his greatest con of all: he convinces the FBI to offer him a job, working side by side with Special Agent Kate O'Hare. Problem is, teaming up to stop a corrupt investment banker who's hiding on a private island in Indonesia is going to test O'Hare's patience and Fox's skill -- if the two don't kill each other first.

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    Culprits
  • Author : Richard Brewer,Gary Phillips
  • Publisher : Polis Books
  • Pages : 178
  • ISBN : 9781947993020
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Some stories are all about the crime. These stories are about the maelstrom of what happens after... A hard-bitten crew of professional thieves pull off the score of their lives, coming away with seven million in cash. Like any heist there are some unforeseen complications, and unfortunately they don’t get away without a few bodies dropping. But despite this, they get away with the swag. Seven million. Enough to change their lives, make new identities, start fresh. But that’s when the real trouble begins... In this unique, riveting, linked anthology, we follow each member of the crew of culprits as they go their separate ways after the heist, and watch as this perfect score ends up a perfect nightmare. Featuring stories penned by acclaimed writers Brett Battles, Gar Anthony Haywood, Zoë Sharp, Manuel Ramos, Jessica Kaye, Joe Clifford and David Corbett, CULPRITS examines what happens next to these criminals once they take their cut and go their separate ways, only to find that the end of the heist was the beginning of their troubles.

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    The Heist
  • Author : Will McIntosh
  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Pages : 37
  • ISBN : 9780316368940
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • A captivating new short story from Hugo Award winner Will McIntosh. An unlikely crew has met up in Las Vegas to pull off the ultimate robbery. The target? Life itself.

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    Janet Evanovich 3-Book Variety Summer Bundle
  • Author : Janet Evanovich,Lee Goldberg
  • Publisher : Bantam
  • Pages : 771
  • ISBN : 9781101969199
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Hit the beach with three funny, fast-paced summer reads, including a smokin’ hot Stephanie Plum novel—now in a special ebook bundle from #1 New York Times bestselling author Janet Evanovich! In THE HEIST, Evanovich teams up with Lee Goldberg, bestselling author and television writer for Monk, for the first adventure in an electrifying series featuring Kate O’Hare, an FBI agent who always gets her man, and Nicolas Fox, a fearless con artist who lives for the chase. In WICKED BUSINESS, Lizzy Tucker’s once normal life as a pastry chef in Salem, Massachusetts, turns upside down as she battles both sinister forces and an inconvenient attraction to her unnaturally talented but off-limits partner, Diesel. And in SMOKIN’ SEVENTEEN, Stephanie Plum is under pressure to choose between her on-again-off-again boyfriend, Trenton cop Joe Morelli, and the bad boy in her life, security expert Ranger. With a cold-blooded killer after her, a handful of hot men, and a capture list that includes a dancing bear and a senior citizen vampire, Stephanie’s life looks like it’s about to go up in smoke. Also includes excerpts from The Chase, Wicked Charms, and Explosive Eighteen as well as a preview of the first book in Janet Evanovich’s upcoming Knight and Moon series, Curious Minds, with co-author Phoef Sutton! Praise for Janet Evanovich “No less than her plotting, Evanovich’s characterizations are models of screwball artistry. . . . The intricate plot machinery of her comic capers is fueled by inventive twists.”—The New York Times “[Evanovich’s novels are] among the great joys of contemporary crime fiction.”—GQ “Chutzpah and sheer comic inventiveness . . . The Evanovich/Plum books [are] good fun.”—The Washington Post “Laugh-out-loud funny.”—St. Louis Post-Dispatch “Brilliantly evocative.”—The Denver Post “The Heist is the perfect title to carry on a trip to the beach. The laugh out loud humor that readers expect from Evanovich is in full force, and [Lee] Goldberg’s crafty and elaborate writing is prominent. . . . Everyone will be eager for the next book in the series.”—Associated Press “[The Fox and O’Hare series mixes] the humor from Evanovich and Goldberg’s books with the intricate cons seen in the best episodes of Mission: Impossible.”—Library Journal

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    Inside Job
  • Author : Charles Ferguson
  • Publisher : Oneworld Publications
  • Pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1780745486
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Business & Economics
  • The definitive big picture on the financial crisis, from the man behind the Oscar-winning documentary that exposed the workings of the new economic elite Based on explosive interviews, court documents and corporate archives, Inside Job traces in gripping detail how decades of deregulation gave birth to a predator nation, with power players cycling through positions in government, academia and Wall Street – and continuing to do so even in the wake of the global financial crisis. With stunning clarity, Charles Ferguson delivers an uncompromising accounting of how a new economic oligarchy has wrested control of our politics and the prospects for real recovery.

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    The Maxwell Heist
  • Author : Tobiusa Brown
  • Publisher : Independently Published
  • Pages : 90
  • ISBN : 9798730179035
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Books
  • The Infamous Four find themselves on the Titan Police Department's radar yet again. An ultimatum unlike any other rekindles a flame once lost. With their lives on the line, this squadron of legendary criminals must pull off one last heist. "This is for all the marbles. Let the insanity begin my friends." Kiki Shiguri

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    And the Rat Laughed
  • Author : Nava Semel
  • Publisher : ReadHowYouWant.com
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN : 9781442973695
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : Fiction
  • On the last day of 1999, a survivor grandmother in Tel Aviv shares with her granddaughter her tragic life story as a child hidden in a pit, with only a rat for company. The granddaughter tells the legend of ''Girl and Rat'' to her teacher; in 2009 those who heard it through her classmates establish an internet website with poems. From now on this memory is spread all over the world and becomes a myth. A future anthropologist, researching its mysterious roots in 2099, discovers Father Stanislaw's personal journal documenting his rescue of that little Jewish girl, and so the chain of remembearers moves from the present to the future and back to the past.

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    The Last Good Heist
  • Author : Wayne Worcester,Randall Richard,Tim White
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN : 9781493023301
  • Reader Reviews :
  • Genre : History
  • On Aug. 14, 1975, eight daring thieves ransacked 148 massive safe-deposit boxes at a secret bank used by organized crime, La Cosa Nostra, and its associates in Providence, R.I. The crooks fled with duffle bags crammed full of cash, gold, silver, stamps, coins, jewels and high-end jewelry. The true value of the loot has always been kept secret, partly because it was ill-gotten to begin with, and partly because there was plenty of incentive to keep its true worth out of the limelight. It's one thing for authorities to admit they didn't find a trace of goods worth from $3 million to $4 million, and entirely another when what was at stake was more accurately valued at about $30 million, the equivalent of $120 million today. It was the biggest single payday in the criminal history of the Northeast. Nobody came close, not the infamous James "Whitey" Bulger, not John "The Dapper Don" Gotti, not even the Brinks or Wells Fargo robbers. The heist was bold enough and big enough to rock the underworld to its core, and it left La Cosa Nostra in the region awash in turmoil that still reverberates nearly 38 years later. "The Last Good Heist" is the inside story of the robbery and its aftermath.

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    The Feather Thief
  • Author : Kirk Wallace Johnson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 338
  • ISBN : 9781101981634
  • Reader Reviews : 27
  • Genre : Nature
  • As heard on NPR's This American Life “Absorbing . . . Though it's non-fiction, The Feather Thief contains many of the elements of a classic thriller.” —Maureen Corrigan, NPR’s Fresh Air “One of the most peculiar and memorable true-crime books ever.” —Christian Science Monitor From the author of The Fishermen and the Dragon, a rollicking true-crime adventure and a captivating journey into an underground world of fanatical fly-tiers and plume peddlers, for readers of The Stranger in the Woods, The Lost City of Z, and The Orchid Thief. On a cool June evening in 2009, after performing a concert at London's Royal Academy of Music, twenty-year-old American flautist Edwin Rist boarded a train for a suburban outpost of the British Museum of Natural History. Home to one of the largest ornithological collections in the world, the Tring museum was full of rare bird specimens whose gorgeous feathers were worth staggering amounts of money to the men who shared Edwin's obsession: the Victorian art of salmon fly-tying. Once inside the museum, the champion fly-tier grabbed hundreds of bird skins—some collected 150 years earlier by a contemporary of Darwin's, Alfred Russel Wallace, who'd risked everything to gather them—and escaped into the darkness. Two years later, Kirk Wallace Johnson was waist high in a river in northern New Mexico when his fly-fishing guide told him about the heist. He was soon consumed by the strange case of the feather thief. What would possess a person to steal dead birds? Had Edwin paid the price for his crime? What became of the missing skins? In his search for answers, Johnson was catapulted into a years-long, worldwide investigation. The gripping story of a bizarre and shocking crime, and one man's relentless pursuit of justice, The Feather Thief is also a fascinating exploration of obsession, and man's destructive instinct to harvest the beauty of nature.

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    The Best Laid Plans
  • Author : Jim Leach,Jeannette Sloniowski
  • Publisher : Wayne State University Press
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN : 9780814342251
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  • Genre : Performing Arts
  • Explores the significance of the heist film genre.