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The Good Thief's Guide to Paris

(2008)
(The second book in the Charlie Howard series)
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The moment I'd scanned the outside of the building, I turned to Bruno and said, 'First impressions, it looks straightforward.' Looking back, I can't help but wonder what I was thinking. I mean, put that line at the opening of a crime novel and it's practically a guarantee that everything is about to get complicated.

Charlie Howard - globe-trotting mystery writer, professional thief, and poor decision maker - is in Paris. Flush with the success of his latest book reading, not to mention a few too many glasses of wine, Charlie agrees to show a complete novice how to break into an apartment in the Marais. Fast-forward twenty-four hours and Charlie's hired to steal an ordinary-looking oil painting - from the exact same address.

Mere coincidence? Charlie figures there's no harm in finding out - until a dead body turns up in his living room and he finds himself evading the law while becoming caught up in a quite outrageous heist. And that's before Charlie's literary agent, Victoria (who's naive enough to assume that he looks like his author photo), finally decides they should meet face-to-face.

Nobody ever said a life of suspense was easy, but Charlie, the most disarmingly charming burglar since Cary Grant, soon finds things are getting way out of control.

Genre: Mystery    Get it on Google Play

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Hardback Editions

February 2009 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Paris (Thorndike Mystery)
Author(s): Chris Ewan
ISBN: 1-4104-1295-4 / 978-1-4104-1295-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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2009 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Paris (Large Print Edition)
Author(s): Chris Ewan
ISBN: 1-4084-3218-8 / 978-1-4084-3218-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: AudioGO Limited
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November 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Paris: A Mystery
Author(s): Chris Ewan
ISBN: 0-312-37645-6 / 978-0-312-37645-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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Paperback Editions

September 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Paris: A Mystery
Author(s): Chris Ewan
ISBN: 0-312-57805-9 / 978-0-312-57805-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
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August 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Paris
Author(s): Chris Ewan
ISBN: 1-84739-359-4 / 978-1-84739-359-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
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February 2009 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Paris
Author(s): Chris Ewan
ISBN: 1-902421-46-9 / 978-1-902421-46-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Long Barn Books
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Audio Editions

September 2016 : MP3 CD
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Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Paris
Author(s): Chris Ewan
ISBN: 1-5318-7527-0 / 978-1-5318-7527-5
Publisher: Audible Studios on Brilliance Audio
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March 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Good Thief's Guide to Paris, The: Good Thief Mysteries, Book 2
Author(s): Chris Ewan
Publisher: Audible Studios
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October 2011 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Paris: A Mystery
Author(s): Chris Ewan
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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October 2011 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Paris (Good Thief S Guides)
Author(s): Chris Ewan
ISBN: 0-7927-8064-7 / 978-0-7927-8064-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sound Library
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2008 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Paris by Chris Ewan Audio CD
Author(s): Chris Ewan
ISBN: 1-4458-1439-0 / 978-1-4458-1439-1 (UK edition)
Publisher:
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Kindle Editions

June 2017 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Paris (Good Thief's Guides Book 2)
Author(s): Chris Ewan
Publisher:
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September 2009 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Paris: A Mystery
Author(s): Chris Ewan
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA