House Of Thieves: A Novel

September 15, 2015|
House Of Thieves: A Novel by Charles Belfoure
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Belfoure''s sly, roguish writing opens a window to those living both gilded and tarnished lives. . . Best of all, Belfoure holds together each and every thread of the novel, resulting in a most memorable, evocative read."-Publishers Weekly, STARRED Review
Gangs of New York meets The Age of Innocence as a society architect in 1880s Manhattan is forced to join a gritty crime ring-from the author of the New York Times bestselling The Paris Architect!
The Debt Must Be Repaid - or Else
In 1886 New York, a respectable architect shouldn''t have any connection to the notorious gang of thieves and killers that rules the underbelly of the city. But when John Cross''s son racks up an unfathomable gambling debt to Kent''s Gents, Cross must pay it back himself. All he has to do is use his inside knowledge of high society mansions and museums to craft a robbery even the smartest detectives won''t solve. The take better include some cash too-the bigger the payout, the faster this will be over.
With a newfound talent for sniffing out vulnerable and lucrative targets, Cross becomes invaluable to the gang. But Cross''s entire life has become a balancing act, and it will only take one mistake for it all to come crashing down -and for his family to go down too.
Charles Belfoure is the nationally bestselling author of The Paris Architect. An architect by profession, he graduated from the Pratt Institute and Columbia University, and he taught at Pratt as well as Goucher College in Baltimore, Maryland. His area of specialty is historic preservation, and he has published several architectural his...
Title:House Of Thieves: A Novel
Format:Picture Books
Product dimensions:432 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.46 in
Shipping dimensions:432 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.46 in
Published:September 15, 2015
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781492617891

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