books about: robbers
The King of Attolia
Greenwillow Books, 2009
By scheming and theft, the Thief of Eddis has become King of Attolia. Eugenides wanted the queen, not the crown, but he finds himself trapped in a web of his own making. Attolia's barons seethe with resentment, the Mede emperor is returning to the attack, and the king is surrounded by the subtle and dangerous intrigue of the Attolian court. When a naive young guard expresses his contempt for the king in no uncertain terms, he is dragged by ...
Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes
Brilliance Audio on MP3-CD Lib Ed
Peter Nimble and His Fantastic Eyes is the utterly beguiling tale of a ten-year-old blind orphan who has been forced into a life of crime. One fateful afternoon, Peter steals a mysterious box that contains three magical pairs of eyes. When he tries the first pair, he is instantly transported to a hidden island where he is presented with a special quest: to travel beyond the known world and rescue a lost kingdom from its treacherous ruler. With ...
Ronia, the Robber's Daughter
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Ronia, who lives with her father and his band of robbers in a castle in the woods, causes trouble when she befriends the son of a rival robber chieftain.
Law Man: My Story of Robbing Banks, Winning Supreme Court Cases, and Finding Redemption
Law Man is an improbable-but-true memoir of redemption -- the story of a young bank robber who became the greatest jailhouse lawyer in American history, and who changed not just his own life, but the lives of everyone around him. Shon Hopwood was a good kid from a good Nebraskan family, a small-town basketball star whose parents had started a local church. Few who knew him as a friendly teen would have imagined that, shortly after ...
They Die Alone: A Ross Duncan Novel
Peach Publishing, 2013
Chicago 1934 and it is the end of prohibition and the era of the Public Enemy. Ross Duncan is a laconic, world weary bank robber, haunted by his conscience and the recent death of his partner during a bank robbery. After the murder of an aging mafia enforcer, Duncan is ‘hot property’ and receives job offers from the competing Irish and Italian mobsters, both hoping to secure his services before the other does. The Irishman and the Italians ...
School of Fear: Class Is Not Dismissed!
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
In this hilarious follow-up to School of Fear, eccentric headmaster Mrs. Wellington demands requests the presence of Madeleine, Theo, Lulu, and Garrison for a mandatory summer of retraining after discovering that each of her former students has secretly regressed. Facing their fears was terrifying enough, but when the foursome learns they'll be joined by a fifth student, things start to get even scarier. To make matters worse, the students ...
From the creator of Hairy Maclary comes a new series starring a rascally cat named Slinky Malinki. “What was he up to? At night, to be brief, Slinky Malinki turned into a THIEF.” But by morning, Slinky comes to realize that crime doesn’t pay.This story spins off a character first introduced in HAIRY MACLARY SCATTERCAT. Previously available in the U.S. only in library binding.
Something Like Love
Blackboard bestselling author Beverly Jenkins delivers another lush historical novel featuring brothers that were first introduced in her award-winning novel Always and Forever . This is the story that readers have been waiting for. He was a wanted man. But no one wanted him more than she did. Desperate to escape an arranged marriage, Olivia Sterling flees Chicago and heads west. She dreams of setting up her own seamstress shop in Henry ...
Sugar Creek Gang Books 1-6 Set (The Swamp Robber/The Killer Bear/The Winter Rescue/The Lost Campers/The ...
6 Hours 42 Minutes
Book 5 of the VIGILANTE Series Though most of them dabbled in a variety of criminal activities, they weren't experienced in this particular field and had never been involved in a job like this before... However, with proper planning, careful organization and the inside information available to them, they were certain that this bank heist would be a piece of cake... ...Ten minutes, in and out, was all it would take and they'd be sharing 2.5 ...
Code of Silence: Living a Lie Comes with a Price (A Code of Silence Novel)
Telling the Truth Could Get Them Killed. Remaining Silent Could Be Worse. When Cooper, Hiro, and Gordy witness a robbery that leaves a man in a coma, they find themselves tangled in a web of mystery and deceit that threatens their lives. After being seen by the criminals---who may also be cops---Cooper makes everyone promise never to reveal what they have seen. Telling the truth could kill them. But remaining silent means an innocent man takes ...
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Out of print for over a decade, two standouts from the bewitching Georgie the ghost series are available again. In Georgie (1944), readers are introduced to the gentle little ghost, who happily haunts Mr. and Mrs. Whittaker's house -- creaking the loose board on the stairs and giving the parlor door a little squeak every night -- until his world is turned topsy-turvy and he must find a new house to haunt.
The Cradle Robbers: Bloom (Cradle Robbers Series)
Linda Dominique Grosvenor
Lily Manchester's husband wooed her with carnations up until the day that he enlisted in the Army and never came back. Eleven years later she has picked up the pieces of her life and is quite content with he flower shop Bloom in Bliss, North Carolina, until an irresistable young deliveryman named Alex James sets his sight on her and stops at nothing to win her heart.
The Knife Man: The Extraordinary Life and Times of John Hunter, Father of Modern Surgery
When Robert Louis Stevenson wrote his gothic horror story of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, he based the house of the genial doctor-turned-fiend on the home of John Hunter. The choice was understandable, for Hunter was both widely acclaimed and greatly feared. From humble origins, John Hunter rose to become the most famous anatomist and surgeon of the eighteenth century. In an age when operations were crude, extremely painful, and often fatal, he ...
The Best Defense: True Stories of Intended Victims Who Defended Themselves with a Firearm
Robert A. Waters
Cumberland House Publishing
The Best Defense: True Stories of Intended Victims Who Defended Themselves with a Firearm by Robert A. Waters 1998 Paperback
The Gatehouse Mystery (Trixie Belden #3)
When Trixie and Honey explore an abandoned gatehouse, they discover more than dust and spiderwebs. Stuck in the dirt floor is a huge diamond! Could a ring of jewel thieves be hiding out in Sleepyside?
A to Z Mysteries: The White Wolf (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))
Random House Books for Young Readers, 2009
Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack! W is for Wolf... In the twenty-third book of the A to Z Mysteries—an early chapter book mystery series featuring strong boy and girl characters—Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are thrilled to visit Wallis Wallace at her new cabin in the Maine wilderness. On their very first day, they glimpse a white mother wolf and her babies on ...
Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant
Lovable ne'er-do-well Delilah Dirk is an Indiana Jones for the 19th century. She has traveled to Japan, Indonesia, France, and even the New World. Using the skills she's picked up on the way, Delilah's adventures continue as she plots to rob a rich and corrupt Sultan in Constantinople. With the aid of her flying boat and her newfound friend, Selim, she evades the Sultan's guards, leaves angry pirates in the dust, and fights her way through the ...
A to Z Mysteries: The X'ed-Out X-Ray (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))
Random House Books for Young Readers
Don’t miss A to Z Mysteries—alphabetic adventures that are full of thrills, chills, and cases to crack! X is for X-Ray... In the twenty-fourth book of the A to Z Mysteries—an early chapter book mystery series featuring strong boy and girl characters—Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose are having an excellent time at the Penelope Gwinn concert. But during intermission, Dink injures his arm! At the same time, the singer's diamond necklace ...
A Howl for Help
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
When an injured stray dog shows up at Taser’s house looking for help, Taser jumps in with all four paws. But the stray is not what he claims to be and brings trouble to Taser’s master. Meanwhile, the neighborhood has its own problems when a home invasion and robbery put a human friend’s life at risk. Taser and his pack go to work in hopes of solving the crime. It won’t be easy. The spunky Lab must avoid an irate neighbor and a new ...
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