The Good Thief's Guide to Paris

Simon and Schuster

Charlie Howard - mystery writer and professional thief - is flush with the success of his Paris book reading when he agrees to show a novice the basics of the trade by breaking into the man's own apartment. Trouble ensues when it turns out the apartment belongs to someone else. The next day, Charlie's fence hires him to steal an ordinary-looking oil painting - from the same address.

Mere coincidence? Charlie reckons there's no harm in finding out - until a dead body turns up in his living room.

Hiding in a Montmartre hotel, Charlie tries to work out how to save his skin, while also placating his agent Victoria, who has arrived unannounced in the mistaken belief that Charlie actually looks like the author photo he provided.
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About the author

Chris Ewan was born in Taunton in 1976. His first novel, THE GOOD THIEF'S GUIDE TO AMSTERDAM, won the Long Barn Books First Novel Award. Both AMSTERDAM and THE GOOD THIEF'S GUIDE TO PARIS have been shortlisted for CrimeFest's Last Laugh Award. He lives in a small village in the Isle of Man with his wife, Jo, and their labrador, Maisie, where he spends his days planning imaginary burglaries and learning how to pick locks. His neighbours are thrilled. Find out more at: www.thegoodthief.co.uk

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Publisher
Simon and Schuster
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Published on
Oct 15, 2009
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Pages
352
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ISBN
9781849830485
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Crime
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
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This content is DRM protected.
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