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Summary

The Hatton Garden Heist captured the public's imagination more than any other crime since The Great Train Robbery. It was supposed to make a fortune for a team of old-time professional criminals. Their last hurrah. A final lucrative job that would send the old codgers off on happy retirements to the badlands of Spain and beyond. It seemed to be the stuff of legends.

Tens of millions of pounds' worth of valuables grabbed from secretive safety deposit boxes in a vault beneath one of the most famous gold and jewellery districts in the world. But where did it all go wrong for this band of old-time villains? And why did the gang's bid to pull off the world's biggest burglary turn into a deadly game of cat and mouse featuring the police and London's most dangerous crime lords?

Nobody is better placed to reveal the full story of the Hatton Garden Raid than Britain's best-connected true crime writer, Wensley Clarkson. Through his unique contacts inside the London underworld, he's persuaded those who really know the truth to reveal the chilling details behind Britain's biggest ever burglary.

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

©2016 Wensley Clarkson (P)2016 Quercus Publishing Plc

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The narrator sounded like he was shouting at you most of the time but once you got over that it was a great book

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First audible book for me.

shame about the download. like having 2 or 3 pages ripped out of each chapter!

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Don't expect an edge of your seat type thriller..... Informative and gripping but mainly for the true crime junkie rather than for the casual fan