books about: robbers
Something Like Love
HarperCollins e-books, 2009
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 ...
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.
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?
The King of Attolia
Megan Whalen Turner
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 ...
Ronia, the Robber's Daughter (Puffin Books)
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.
Sugar Creek Gang Books 1-6 Set (The Swamp Robber/The Killer Bear/The Winter Rescue/The Lost Campers/The ...
Code of Silence: Living a Lie Comes with a Price (A Code of Silence Novel)
“Like many a crackerjack thriller, this one boasts a breakneck beginning…Rarely are kids in thrillers portrayed this realistically...Deliberate, plausible, and gritty whodunit.” – Booklist Starred Review 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 ...
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 ...
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 (Ross Duncan Novels Book 1)
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 ...
Calling All Cars! (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Scholastic Reader - Level 1)
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Call the police! When the bank gets robbed in LEGO CITY, the police are called in to solve the crime. They look for clues and then the chase is on! But they need back-up. So load up your patrol cars and helicopter and catch the criminals in this LEGO CIT
Lego City: Detective Chase McCain: Save That Cargo! (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Lego City ...
FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. 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.
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 ...
Pirate (Eyewitness Books)
Knopf Books for Young Readers
Take a close-up look at the colorful--and cruel--robbers of the sea. Learn who devised the terrifying Jolly Roger, how a surprisingly disciplined life was maintained aboard pirate ships, and what cunning ruses pirates used to lure merchants to their doom.
A to Z Mysteries: The White Wolf (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! 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 ...
The Best Defense: True Stories of Intended Victims Who Defended Themselves with a Firearm
Robert A. Waters
Cumberland House Publishing
It is estimated that every year 400,000 to 500,000 Americans use a firearm to defend themselves from violent attacks. Often lost in the statistics, however, is the dynamic of what happens when ordinary, law-abiding citizens are assaulted. What thoughts and feelings go through their minds as the events unfold? How do they react when suddenly thrust into life-or-death situations? The Best Defense is a collection of fascinating human interest ...
The Grave Robber: How Jesus Can Make Your Impossible Possible
The Robber Knight - Special Edition (The Robber Knight Saga Book 1)
Robert Thier, 2014
When you are fighting for the freedom of your people, falling in love with your enemy is not a great idea. Sir Reuben, the dreaded robber knight, has long been Ayla’s deadliest enemy. She swore he would hang for his crimes. Now they are both trapped in her castle as the army of a far greater enemy approaches, and they have only one chance: stand together, or fall. Welcome to "The Robber Knight"—a tale full of action, adventure, and ...
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?
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.
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