By Janet Evanovich, Lee Goldberg
NEW YORK instances BESTSELLER • From Janet Evanovich, #1 bestselling writer of the Stephanie Plum novels, and Lee Goldberg, bestselling writer and tv author for Monk, comes the 1st experience in an electrifying sequence that includes an FBI agent who continuously will get her guy, and a fearless con artist who lives for the chase.
FBI precise Agent Kate O’Hare is understood for her fierce commitment and self-discipline at the activity, chasing down the world’s so much sought after criminals and placing them in the back of bars. Her boss thinks she is tenacious and impressive; her pals imagine she is hard, obdurate, and perhaps even a piece obsessed. And whereas Kate has made rather a reputation for herself for the previous 5 years the one identify she’s cared approximately is Nicolas Fox—an foreign criminal she desires in additional methods than one.
Audacious, good-looking, and dangerously captivating, Nicolas Fox is a average con guy, infamous for working problematic scams on very high-profile humans. at the start he did it for the cash. Now he does it for the fun. He is aware that the FBI has been sizzling on his trail—particularly Kate O’Hare, who has been gazing his each flow. For Nick, there’s no larger rush than being pursued by means of a stunning lady . . . even one that goals to fasten him up. yet simply while it sounds as if Nicolas Fox has been captured for solid, he pulls off his maximum con of all: He convinces the FBI to supply him a role, operating facet through part with distinctive Agent Kate O’Hare.
challenge is, teaming as much as cease a corrupt funding banker who’s hiding on a personal island in Indonesia goes to check O’Hare’s endurance and Fox’s ability. let alone the abilities in their ragtag crew made from flamboyant actors, sought after wheelmen, and Kate’s dad. High-speed chases, pirates, and Toblerone bars are all in a day’s paintings . . . if O’Hare and Fox don’t kill one another first.
Praise for The Heist
“The Heist is the precise identify to hold on a visit to the seashore. The giggle out loud humor that readers count on from Evanovich is in complete strength, and Goldberg’s artful and complex writing is well-known. . . . every body could be longing for the subsequent booklet within the series.”—Associated Press
“The motion is fast paced and the writing is satisfactory, making The Heist a great selection for holiday reading.”—Huntington News
The hardcover version of The Heist contains stickers—“I ‘Heart’ Plum” and “The Con Is On”—and a sneak peek from the following Stephanie Plum novel!
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We’re purely thirty or 40 mins from Griffin’s island. If our good fortune holds, we will make it there ahead of the mummy send comes trying to find us. ” “And if it doesn’t,” Nick acknowledged, “what else have you ever received in that crate? ” “The ordinary touristy issues. ” “Like what? ” “Handcuffs. ” “Kinky,” he acknowledged. “A Glock,” she acknowledged. “Naturally. ” “A garrote. ” “Always convenient. ” “Night-vision goggles, a switchblade, a Kevlar vest, lots of ammo, and a spare rocket-propelled grenade launcher. ” “The naked necessities,” Nick acknowledged.
Yeah, correct, that’s all now not gonna occur. ” He shrugged. “We’ll see. ” Kate desired to punch him, desired to wipe the boastful smile off his face. Then she desired to punch Bolton and Jessup. “Honestly,” she acknowledged, “this simply isn’t reasonable. I’m a crew participant, yet this is often an excessive amount of. this can be flawed. ” “It’s the opportunity of a lifetime,” Nick stated. “For you. ” “Yes, however it comes with a value. I’m going to be caught with you for 5 lengthy years. And so that you can understand the gruesome fact, it’s now not my notion of the nice lifestyles. precise, i locate you surprisingly beautiful, yet that doesn’t suggest you’re now not a big ache within the ass.
At the ground! ” Kate shoved him into the automobile and slammed the door close. She ran round to the driver’s facet, jumped at the back of the wheel, and floored it, the tires burning rubber and the rear fishtailing as she fled the scene. “Who are you? ” Burnside requested. “FBI. Are you ok? ” He did a short payment of his physique. there have been no accidents, and he hadn’t peed his pants. His physique and his dignity have been intact. Thank God for that. “Yes, I’m wonderful, yet they killed my date. ” “Of path they did. They by no means depart witnesses.
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So how are we speculated to locate Dajmaboutu? ” “I’ll provide the particular longitude and range. As an advantage, you could have your boys carry you again an exact corpse flower whereas they’re in the community. ” Tom led Burnside again to his mobilephone and gave him a tray of beans and tortillas, a pitcher of sangria, and a e-book of crossword puzzles. He again to the home and joined Boyd, Chet, Nick, and Kate within the kitchen. They have been all status round the middle island ingesting sangria. Boyd used to be ebullient, pacing round, nonetheless jacked up from his functionality.