The Good Thief's Guide to Vegas

The Good Thief's Guide to Vegas

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Description

Charlie Howard - mystery writer and incorrigible thief - is in for a tough vacation in Las Vegas. Losing heavily at poker is one thing, but to find his literary agent, Victoria, being charmed by the Fifty-Fifty casino resort's star magician, Josh Masters, is another irritation entirely.

Still, Charlie's not one to hold a grudge, least of all when he could be holding Masters' wallet. With access to the magician's deluxe suite now tantalisingly at hand, a spot of burglary seems to be in order and Charlie's only too happy to oblige. Problem is, everything's bigger in Sin City - including the fall-out from petty crimes - and it isn't long before Charlie and Victoria find themselves threatened with a one-way trip into the Nevada desert unless they can conjure up a small fortune in 24 hours.

For Charlie, there's only one viable course of action: break into as many hotel rooms as he can, steal as much as possible, and just hope that Victoria can summon Lady Luck to the gaming table of her choice. Mind you, it would all be a lot easier if Charlie hadn't stumbled upon a dead woman, and if Josh Masters hadn't vanished in the middle of his act ...
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Product details

  • CD-Audio
  • 134 x 146mm | 190g
  • Bolinda/Audible audio
  • Australia
  • English
  • Unabridged
  • Unabridged edition
  • 1489377506
  • 9781489377500

Review quote

'A combination of engaging characterizations, suspenseful stories, and sharp writing, makes the Good Thief novels feel fresh and exciting.' -- Booklist 'Charlie's cheeky first-person narrative keeps his caper nicely afloat.' -- Kirkus Reviews
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About Chris Ewan

Chris Ewan is a British crime and mystery writer. He is best known for his "Good Thief" series of travelling adventures featuring Charlie Howard, a thief and author of his own crime series. Simon Vance, a former BBC Radio presenter and newsreader, is a full-time actor who has appeared on both stage and television. He has recorded over 400 audiobooks and has earned over 20 Earphones Awards from AudioFile Magazine. A multiple Audie finalist, Simon has won Audie Awards for The King's Speech, The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby, Great Expectations, Market Forces and The Tao of Pooh. Winner of the 2008 Booklist Voice of Choice Award, Simon has also been named an AudioFile Golden Voice as well as an AudioFile Best Voice of 2009. Audible is a seller and producer of spoken audio entertainment, information, and educational programming on the Internet.
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