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The Thief Taker

(2014)
(The first book in the Thief Taker series)
A novel by

 
 
The year is 1665. Black Death ravages London. A killer stalks the streets in a plague doctor’s hood and mask...

When a girl is gruesomely murdered, thief taker Charlie Tuesday reluctantly agrees to take on the case. But the horrific remains tell him this is no isolated death. The killer’s mad appetites are part of a master plan that could destroy London – and reveal the dark secrets of Charlie’s own past.

Now the thief taker must find this murderous mastermind before the plague obliterates the evidence street by street. This terrifying pursuit will take Charlie deep into the black underbelly of old London, where alchemy, witchcraft and blood-spells collide.

In a city drowned in darkness, death could be the most powerful magic of all.

Genre: Historical Mystery

Praise for this book

"This is really captivating, vivid writing. Descriptions that come straight off the pages and permeate deep into your senses, and a truly electrifying pace. Quinn is a brilliant new talent!" - Peter James

"Sharp, atmospheric and sumptuous." - Simon Toyne

"C.S. Quinn has created a gripping and unforgettable read." - Louise Voss


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Used availability for C S Quinn's The Thief Taker

Paperback Editions

September 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Thief Taker
Author(s): C S Quinn
ISBN: 1-4778-2493-6 / 978-1-4778-2493-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

December 2016 : USA Audio CD

Title: The Thief Taker
Author(s): C S Quinn
ISBN: 1-5318-9084-9 / 978-1-5318-9084-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio CD
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


December 2016 : USA Audio CD

Title: The Thief Taker
Author(s): C S Quinn
ISBN: 1-5318-9085-7 / 978-1-5318-9085-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio MP3 CD
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


September 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Thief Taker (The Thief Taker Series)
Author(s): C S Quinn
ISBN: 1-4915-3337-4 / 978-1-4915-3337-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Thief Taker (The Thief Taker Series)
Author(s): C S Quinn
ISBN: 1-4915-3347-1 / 978-1-4915-3347-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


September 2014 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Thief Taker, The (The Thief Taker Series)
Author(s): C S Quinn
ISBN: 1-4915-3357-9 / 978-1-4915-3357-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


September 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Thief Taker
Author(s): C S Quinn
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
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September 2014 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Thief Taker
Author(s): C S Quinn
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


September 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Thief Taker
Author(s): C S Quinn
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


September 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Thief Taker
Author(s): C S Quinn
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

September 2014 : USA, Australia, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Thief Taker
Author(s): C S Quinn
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU