The Good Thief

The Good Thief


  • Author : Andri Daigneault
  • Publisher : Xulon Press
  • Release Date : 2005-05
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781597813587


The Good Thief Book Description :

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The Good Thief
Score: 3.5
From 88 Ratings

The Good Thief


  • Author : Hannah Tinti
  • Publisher : Dial Press
  • Release Date : 2008-08-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0440337895


The Good Thief Book Description :

Richly imagined, gothically spooky, and replete with the ingenious storytelling ability of a born novelist, The Good Thief introduces one of the most appealing young heroes in contemporary fiction and ratifies Hannah Tinti as one of our most exciting new talents. NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • San Francisco Chronicle • Kirkus Reviews Winner of the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize and an American Library Association Alex Award Twelve year-old Ren is missing his left hand. How it was lost is a mystery that Ren has been trying to solve for his entire life, as well as who his parents are, and why he was abandoned as an infant at Saint Anthony’s Orphanage for boys. He longs for...

The Good Thief

The Good Thief


  • Author : Preston Holtry
  • Publisher : XinXii
  • Release Date : 2016-09-24
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9783960289555


The Good Thief Book Description :

TO SOLVE A BRUTAL MURDER AT A FRANCISCAN MISSION NEAR SANTA FE, MORGAN WESTPHAL TRACKS THE KILLER FROM THE HIGH-STAKES HORSE RACING WORLD OF SARATOGA, NEW YORK, TO THE REMOTE WILDERNESS OF 1917 NEW MEXICO. The murdered body of Thomas Whelan is discovered at the Franciscan Mission of San Sebastián del Valle located on an Indian reservation north of Santa Fe. A recent arrival in New Mexico, nothing is known about the victim’s past or if his name is even Whelan. When Morgan uncovers clues to Whelan’s past linking him to the famous race track at Saratoga, New York, he goes there accompanied by Arianna Beltrane to find out more about the victim, the motive for his murder and who may have killed him. By the time Morgan learns the truth of who killed W...

The Good Thief

The Good Thief


  • Author : Robert Vall
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Release Date : 2012-04-26
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781449745745


The Good Thief Book Description :

John R. Freeman, born in Chicago in the middle of the twentieth century, must come to grips with a series of personal disasters and bad choices, which force him ever deeper into an abyss of despair. Faced with the imminent destruction of his life, will he finally find redemption, mercy, and peace? Expanding on the scene of the crucifixion as described in the gospel of St. Luke, The Good Thief recreates the life of the penitent thief in an accessible, modern-day setting, providing the reader an empathetic glimpse into the meaning of this enigmatic bible character. Robert Vall was born in Kalamazoo, Michigan, and began writing full time after a varied career in business, including several years managing his own company. Reflecting on his life so far, R...

The Good Thief

The Good Thief


  • Author : Barry Connolly
  • Publisher : iUniverse
  • Release Date : 2010-08-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781450232883


The Good Thief Book Description :

Jerusalem, 33 A.D. It is the tumultuous final weeks before Passover. Excited pilgrims pour into the Holy City. Many hail a young rabbi preaching in the countryside as the promised Messiah. In the wilderness south of Jerusalem, two wealthy and influential brothers have been robbed and killed. Their murders spark an aggressive search by Roman authorities to find and punish those responsible. Returning home to announce his engagement, a young Jewish man discovers his brother and sister dead --- innocent victims of the Roman officer leading the investigation. The surviving brothers obsession with revenge will take him from the back alleys of Jerusalem, to a thieves den in the mountains of Judea, to a fateful encounter with the man he has sworn to kill. T...

The Good Thief

The Good Thief


  • Author : Judith Leon
  • Publisher : Silhouette
  • Release Date : 2007-09-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781426805868


The Good Thief Book Description :

When the case is as potentially explosive as that of an Athena student's abduction, Lindsey Novak never enters a negotiation without knowing just who to trust. She thrives on black-market deals with shady characters—even when she has to steal from the thieves themselves. But this time every weapon in her arsenal— including the enigmatic and all-too-sexy bodyguard hired by her father—may not be enough. For recovering the missing girl is only the first phase in thwarting a plan so evil it could change humanity forever....

The Good Thief s Guide to Berlin
Score: 4
From 1 Ratings

The Good Thief s Guide to Berlin


  • Author : Chris Ewan
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Release Date : 2013-08-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781250031136


The Good Thief s Guide to Berlin Book Description :

You can't keep a good thief down . . . Charlie Howard is back and robbing the city of Berlin blind, until he witnesses a murder being committed right before his eyes Charlie Howard, part-time writer, part-time thief, has been engaged in a veritable spree of larceny and misappropriation since moving to Berlin, Germany. He's supposed to be working on his next novel. But high rent and a love for thrill-seeking has been hard on his word count. But Charlie's larcenous binge is interrupted by the call to duty—on behalf of Her Majesty's Government. Four embassy employees are suspected of stealing a sensitive item. Charlie is to break into their homes, find the culprit and recover the stolen property. But there's a catch. The item is so sensitive, Charlie ...

The Good Thief s Guide to Venice
Score: 3
From 5 Ratings

The Good Thief s Guide to Venice


  • Author : Chris Ewan
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-04-28
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781847399601


The Good Thief s Guide to Venice Book Description :

Charlie Howard, gentleman thief and famous crime-writer, has gone straight. But holing himself up in a crumbling palazzo in Venice in an attempt to concentrate on his next novel hasn't got rid of the itch in his fingers. And to make matters worse, a striking Italian beauty has just broken into his apartment and made off with his most prized possession, leaving a puzzling calling card in its place.It looks as though kicking the habit of a lifetime will be much more of a challenge than Charlie thought. Sneaking out into Venice's maze of murky canals, and trying not to relish being back on the job too much, Charlie's efforts to be reunited with his treasured first-edition of The Maltese Falconquickly embroil him in a plot that is far bigger and more exp...

The Good Thief s Guide to Paris
Score: 3.5
From 8 Ratings

The Good Thief s Guide to Paris


  • Author : Chris Ewan
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Release Date : 2009-09-15
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1429945168


The Good Thief s Guide to Paris Book Description :

The moment I'd scanned the outside of the building, I turned to Bruno and said, "First impressions, it looks straightforward." Looking back, I can't help but wonder what I was thinking. I mean, put that line at the opening of a crime novel and it's practically a guarantee that everything is about to get complicated. Charlie Howard—globe-trotting mystery writer, professional thief, and poor decision maker—is in Paris. Flush with the success of his latest book reading, not to mention a few too many glasses of wine, Charlie agrees to show a complete novice how to break into an apartment in the Marais. Fast-forward twenty-four hours and Charlie's hired to steal an ordinary-looking oil painting—from the exact same address. Mere coincidence? Charlie ...