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The Sacred Art of Stealing

(2002)
(The second book in the Angelique De Xavier series)
A novel by

 
Their eyes met across a crowded room. She was just a poor servant girl and he was the son of a rich industrialist. Er, no, this is a Christopher Brookmyre novel, although the eyes meeting across a crowded room part is true. Where it differs from the fairy tales is that the room in question was crowded with hostages and armed bank-robbers, and his eyes were the only part of him she could see behind the mask. He is an art-thief par excellence and she is a connoisseur of crooks. Her job is to hunt him to extinction; his is to avoid being caught and he also has a secret agenda more valuable than anything he might steal. There are risks he can take without jeopardising his plans. He can afford to play cat-and-mouse with the female cop who's on his tail; it might even arguably be necessary. What he can't afford is to let her get too close: he could could end up in jail or, even more scary, he could end up in love .

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Hardback Editions

November 2002 : UK Hardback
Title: The Sacred Art of Stealing
Author(s): Christopher Brookmyre
ISBN: 0-356-23287-5 / 978-0-356-23287-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Time Warner UK
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October 2002 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Sacred Art of Stealing
Author(s): Christopher Brookmyre
ISBN: 0-316-85951-6 / 978-0-316-85951-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown & Company
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   

Paperback Editions

September 2003 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Sacred Art Of Stealing
Author(s): Christopher Brookmyre
ISBN: 0-349-11490-0 / 978-0-349-11490-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Abacus
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October 2002 : UK Paperback
thumbTitle: The Sacred Art Of Stealing
Author(s): Christopher Brookmyre
ISBN: 0-349-11554-0 / 978-0-349-11554-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Abacus
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 2003 : UK Paperback
Title: The Sacred Art Of Stealing
Author(s): Christopher Brookmyre
ISBN: 0-349-11607-5 / 978-0-349-11607-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Abacus
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

August 2003 : UK Paperback
Title: The Sacred Art Of Stealing
Author(s): Christopher Brookmyre
ISBN: 0-7515-3440-4 / 978-0-7515-3440-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
Availability: Amazon CA   

October 2002 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Sacred Art of Stealing
Author(s): Christopher Brookmyre
ISBN: 0-316-85950-8 / 978-0-316-85950-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Abacus
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

October 2002 : UK Paperback
Title: The Sacred Art Of Stealing
Author(s): Christopher Brookmyre
ISBN: 0-356-23286-7 / 978-0-356-23286-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
Availability: Amazon UK   

September 2002 : UK Paperback
Title: The Sacred Art Of Stealing
Author(s): Christopher Brookmyre
ISBN: 0-356-23281-6 / 978-0-356-23281-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Little, Brown
Availability: Amazon UK   

Audio Editions

September 2015 : UK Audio CD
thumbTitle: The Sacred Art of Stealing
Author(s): Chris Brookmyre
ISBN: 1-5100-0624-9 / 978-1-5100-0624-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks
Availability: Amazon UK   

August 2015 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Sacred Art of Stealing
Author(s): Chris Brookmyre
Publisher: Whole Story AudioBooks
Availability: Amazon   

August 2015 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Sacred Art of Stealing
Author(s): Chris Brookmyre
Publisher: Whole Story AudioBooks
Availability: Amazon UK   

July 2004 : UK Audio CD
Title: The Sacred Art of Stealing
Author(s): Christopher Brookmyre
ISBN: 0-7531-2328-2 / 978-0-7531-2328-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2003 : UK Audio Cassette
thumbTitle: The Sacred Art of Stealing
Author(s): Christopher Brookmyre
ISBN: 0-7531-1745-2 / 978-0-7531-1745-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: ISIS Audio Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

June 2011 : Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Sacred Art of Stealing
Author(s): Christopher Brookmyre
Publisher: Abacus
Availability: Amazon CA   

June 2011 : UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Sacred Art Of Stealing (Angelique De Xavier series Book 2)
Author(s): Christopher Brookmyre
Publisher: Abacus
Availability: Amazon UK   


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