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The Good Thieves

Narrated by: Margaret Cabourn-Smith
Length: 5 hrs and 17 mins
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Vita set her jaw and nodded at New York City in greeting, as a boxer greets an opponent before a fight.  

Fresh off the boat from England, Vita Marlowe has a job to do. Her beloved grandfather Jack has been cheated out of his home and possessions by a notorious con man with Mafia connections.

Seeing Jack's spirit is broken, Vita is desperate to make him happy again, so she devises a plan to outwit his enemies and recover his home.   

She finds a young pickpocket working the streets of the city. And, nearby, two boys with highly unusual skills and secrets of their own are about to be pulled into her lawless, death-defying plan.

Katherine Rundell's fifth novel is a heist as never seen before - the story of a group of children who will do anything to right a wrong.

©2019 Katherine Rundell (P)2019 Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

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"An amazing adventure story, told with sparkling style and sleight of hand." (Jacqueline Wilson)   

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Absolutely Beautiful Story

Our family of six had this as a book for a long car journey, it held all our attention, youngest six, eldest 41. So well written, Catherine Rundell is simply awesome