books about: robbers
Shock and Awesome (Lexi Graves Mysteries)
When a thief who preys on the super rich women of a high-end dating website turns up in Montgomery, it’s up to Private Investigator, Lexi Graves, to lure him out before he goes to ground. To make matters worse, he's evaded capture numerous times, and this might be the last chance to catch him before he retires altogether from the high stakes game. Newly single and thoroughly confused, the last thing Lexi wants to do is date a string of men ...
Benny and the Bank Robber
Findley Family Video, 2013
Ten-year-old Benny found the drunken cart driver who caused his father's death, but he's got bigger mysteries to solve. A long, sharp knife, a bag of disguises and a savage black stallion don't reassure Benny about his traveling companion to frontier Missouri. Still, Benny can’t shake the Scripture’s promise that God “will never leave thee nor forsake thee.”
The End of the Dream: The Golden Boy Who Never Grew Up and Other True Cases (Ann Rule's Crime Files, Volume 5)
Planet Ann Rule, LLC, 2013
AS SEEN ON 48 HOURS -- AN EXPLOSIVE ACCOUNT OF LETHAL GREED AND TWISTED DESIRE, FROM THE FILES OF AMERICA'S #1 TRUE CRIME WRITER, ANN RULE They were best friends, four talented and charismatic young men who lived charmed lives among the evergreens of Washington state: Kevin, the artist; Steve, the sculptor; Scott, the nature lover and unabashed ladies' man; and Mark, the musician and poet. With their stunning good looks, whip-sharp minds, ...
Trapped!: Bowen & Baile Book 4
Western Trail Blazer, 2014
An old friend from Cole’s past approaches the Bowen & Baile Detective Agency for help on an odd quest- to give back a stolen fortune. The only problem is, the man’s partners don’t want it to be given back…
Richard Scarry's Best Storybook Ever! (Giant Little Golden Book)
From the cheery sun on the first page, to the sleepy moon on the last, and throughout all 290 pages in between, there are stories, rhymes and fun with the one-and-only Richard Scarry. Classic tales, alphabet and counting stories, lots of new words and concepts, and visits around town, to the airport, and across the world make this essential book that will captivate even the most restless child.
The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastards)
“Remarkable . . . Scott Lynch’s first novel, The Lies of Locke Lamora, exports the suspense and wit of a cleverly constructed crime caper into an exotic realm of fantasy, and the result is engagingly entertaining.”— The Times (London) An orphan’s life is harsh—and often short—in the mysterious island city of Camorr. But young Locke Lamora dodges death and slavery, becoming a thief under the tutelage of a gifted con artist. ...
City Adventures, No. 3: Calling All Cars! (Lego Reader, Level 1)
Explore the world of LEGO City! Sound the alarm! The bank is being robbed! Will the police solve the crime or will the bank robbers get away?
Greenwillow Books, 2009
Nothing is overdone and not a word is out of place in this auspicious debut," wrote Kirkus in a starred review of Instead of Three Wishes, the first book by Megan Whalen Turner. Her second book more than fulfills that promise. The king's scholar, the magus, believes he knows the site of an ancient treasure. To attain it for his king, he needs a skillful thief, and he selects Gen from the king's prison. The magus is interested only in the ...
LEGO City: Detective Chase McCain: Save That Cargo!
Detective Chase McCain is always ready to protect justice! So when the mayor needs an important box guarded on a cargo plane, it is up to Chase to make sure it arrives safely. Too bad for Chase that the infamous criminal Rex Fury shows up with other plans! A new LEGO (R) City cargo plane-themed adventure 8x8, featuring Detective Chase McCain--hero of LEGO City: Undercover (Wii U videogame, in stores March 2013).
The Republic of Thieves (Gentleman Bastards)
Del Rey, 2013
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “A bright new voice in the fantasy genre” (George R. R. Martin) , acclaimed author Scott Lynch continues to astound and entertain with his thrillingly inventive, wickedly funny, suspense-filled adventures featuring con artist extraordinaire Locke Lamora. And The Republic of Thieves is his most captivating novel yet. With what should have been the greatest heist of their career gone spectacularly sour, ...
A to Z Mysteries Super Edition #6: The Castle Crime (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))
Random House Books for Young Readers, 2014
In the sixth A to Z Mysteries Super Edition, Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose go to London! The kids see Big Ben, ride the London Eye, and tour Madame Tussauds wax museum. Then big news hits—someone has stolen Queen Elizabeth's jewels right outside Windsor Castle! The kids head to the castle to check around for clues. But can three kids from Green Lawn possibly find evidence that Scotland Yard has missed? The alphabet is over, but the mysteries ...
Stunningly dark, hugely intelligent and thoroughly addictive, Ghostman announces the arrival of an exciting and highly distinctive novelist. When a casino robbery in Atlantic City goes horribly awry, the man who orchestrated it is obliged to call in a favor from someone who’s occasionally called Jack. While it’s doubtful that anyone knows his actual name or anything at all about his true identity, or even if he’s still alive, he’s ...
Jake Masters, Bounty Hunter
Loose Cannon Ent., 2014
From the Author of 'War Paint' & 'Nate Grisham' Ex-Confederate Colonel Jake Masters became a bounty hunter following four years of bloody conflict, because all he knew was how to kill. After an Arizona bank robbery turns bad and people die, the robbers turn south into Mexico, thinking they've made a clean getaway. Little do they know, Jake Masters, a bounty hunter who never fails to get a man he's after, is on their trail and he's determined ...
Encyclopedia Brown, Boy Detective
Donald J. Sobol
Leroy Brown, aka Encyclopedia Brown, is Idaville neighborhood’s ten-year-old star detective. With an uncanny knack for trivia, he solves mysteries for the neighborhood kids through his own detective agency. But his dad also happens to be the chief of the Idaville police department, and every night around the dinner table, Encyclopedia helps him solve his most baffling crimes. And with ten confounding mysteries in each book, not only does ...
The Pirates Own Book Authentic Narratives of the Most Celebrated Sea Robbers
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A Hanging Job (Foxy's War)
Don’t kill a copper cos it’s a hanging job. The tale is set in London on the eve of World War 2 at a time when hanging was the penalty for murder and the cut-throat razor, the weapon of choice for settling differences within the criminal fraternity. It’s 1939 and Hitler is about to invade Poland and kick off the Second World War, but Foxy has more important things on his mind. One the best in getaway drivers in the business, he’d ...
The Snow Queen (With Original Illustrations)
Hans Christian Andersen
When a boy is cursed with an inability to perceive goodness, a young girl must go on a lonely quest to restore his heart and vision and free him from captivity in the palace of the Snow Queen. Few works of children’s literature have had as deep and lasting an impact as Hans Christian Andersen’s The Snow Queen, which has won the hearts of young readers for almost two centuries, and inspired works as diverse as Disney’s Frozen and ...
LEGO City: Catch That Crook!
Michael Anthony Steele
Reading is always fun in LEGO City! A thief thinks he's found the perfect hiding spot after his latest heist: the LEGO City forest. But he wasn't counting on the Forest Police! It's a madcap chase of cops and robbers in this LEGO City 8x8!
The Mystery of Cabin Island (Hardy Boys, Book 8)
Franklin W. Dixon
Grosset & Dunlap
The Hardy boys find themselves in a winter adventure on a rock-bound island.
Lincoln's Grave Robbers
A true crime thriller -- the first book for teens to tell the nearly unknown tale of the brazen attempt to steal Abraham Lincoln's body! The action begins in October of 1875, as Secret Service agents raid the Fulton, Illinois, workshop of master counterfeiter Ben Boyd. Soon after Boyd is hauled off to prison, members of his counterfeiting ring gather in the back room of a smoky Chicago saloon to discuss how to spring their ringleader. Their ...
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