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The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam

(2007)
(The first book in the Charlie Howard series)
A novel by

 
Charlie Howard travels the globe writing suspense novels for a living, about an intrepid burglar named Faulks. To supplement his income---and to keep his hand in---Charlie also has a small side business: stealing for a very discreet clientele on commission.
When a mysterious American offers to pay Charlie 20,000 euros if he steals two small monkey figurines to match the one he already has, Charlie is suspicious; he doesn't know how the American found him, and the job seems too good to be true. And, of course, it is. Although the burglary goes off without a hitch, when he goes to deliver the monkeys he finds that the American has been beaten to near-death, and that the third figurine is missing.
Back in London, his long-suffering literary agent, Victoria (who is naive enough to believe he actually looks like his jacket photo), tries to talk him through the plot problems in both his latest manuscript and his real life---but Charlie soon finds himself caught up in a caper reminiscent of a Cary Grant movie, involving safe-deposit boxes, menacing characters, and, of course, a beautiful damsel in distress.

Genre: Mystery
 
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Used availability for Chris Ewan's The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam


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Hardback Editions

1900 : UK Hardback
Title: The Good Thief's guide to Amsterdam
Author(s): Chris Ewan
ISBN: 1-4056-4284-X / 978-1-4056-4284-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks Ltd
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November 2007 : USA Hardback
Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam
Author(s): Chris Ewan
ISBN: 0-312-37633-2 / 978-0-312-37633-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

May 2007 : UK Hardback
Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam
Author(s): Chris Ewan
ISBN: 1-902421-22-1 / 978-1-902421-22-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Long Barn Books
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Paperback Editions

April 2009 : USA Paperback
Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam
Author(s): Chris Ewan
ISBN: 0-312-57082-1 / 978-0-312-57082-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

April 2008 : UK Paperback
Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam
Author(s): Chris Ewan
ISBN: 1-84739-127-3 / 978-1-84739-127-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pocket Books
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Audio Editions

September 2011 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam: Good Thief Mysteries, Book 1 (Unabridged)
Author(s): Chris Ewan
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon   

September 2011 : UK Audio edition
Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam: Good Thief Mysteries, Book 1 (Unabridged)
Author(s): Chris Ewan
Publisher: Audible Studios
Availability: Amazon UK   

June 2011 : USA Audio edition
Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam
Author(s): Chris Ewan
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Availability: Amazon   

June 2011 : USA Audio CD
Title: The Good Thief S Guide to Amsterdam (Good Thief S Guides)
Author(s): Chris Ewan
ISBN: 0-7927-7796-4 / 978-0-7927-7796-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Audiogo
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Kindle Editions

October 2009 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam (Good Thief's Guides Book 1)
Author(s): Chris Ewan
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Availability: Amazon UK   

November 2007 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam
Author(s): Chris Ewan
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   



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