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The Good Thief's Guide to Berlin

By Chris Ewan, 1976-

You can't keep a good thief down . . . Charlie Howard is back and robbing the city of Berlin blind, until he witnesses a murder being committed right before his eyes

Charlie Howard, part-time writer, part-time thief, has been engaged in a veritable spree of larceny and misappropriation since moving to Berlin, Germany. He's supposed to be working on his next novel. But high rent and a love for thrill-seeking has been hard on his word count.

But Charlie's larcenous binge is interrupted by the call to duty—on behalf of Her Majesty's Government. Four embassy employees are suspected of stealing a sensitive item. Charlie is to break into their homes, find the culprit and recover the stolen property. But there's a catch. The item is so sensitive, Charlie isn't told what he's looking for. Not its size, not its weight, nothing. He's only told that he'll recognize it when he sees it.

Charlie has been a successful thief because he follows his own rules, the first being "Don't get caught." Well, after he enters the first suspect's home, he has to add a new rule: "Don't admire the view." As Charlie stares across the street, he sees something he really wishes he hadn't—a woman being murdered. And that's just for starters. What follows is a wild adventure in the former cauldron of spies.

With The Good Thief's Guide to Berlin, Chris Ewan shows why he was voted as one of America's favorite British authors by a Huffington Post poll. Clever and wildly entertaining, this is a mystery series that is "big fun" (The Seattle Times).

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2013

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9781250002976


Format: Book
Author: Ewan, Chris, 1976-
Summary: In Berlin, Charlie Howard, part-time writer, part-time thief, is called to duty on behalf of Her Majesty's Government to locate a sensitive stolen item and in the course of his "duty" witnesses a murder. And that's just for starters.
Title: The good thief's guide to Berlin / Chris Ewan.
Publisher Date: New York : Minotaur Books, 2013.
Subject: Howard, Charlie (Fictitious character) -- Fiction. Novelists, English -- Fiction. British -- Germany -- Fiction Thieves -- Fiction Secret service -- Fiction
Isbn: 9781250002976 1250002974
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 1
System Items Total: 1
Call Number: M Ewan
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Bib Id: 444763

Format: Book
Author: Ewan, Chris, 1976-
Summary: In Berlin, Charlie Howard, part-time writer, part-time thief, is called to duty on behalf of Her Majesty's Government to locate a sensitive stolen item and in the course of his "duty" witnesses a murder. And that's just for starters.
Title: The good thief's guide to Berlin / Chris Ewan.
Edition: First edition.
Publisher, Date: New York : Minotaur Books, 2013.
Description: 327 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects: Howard, Charlie (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Subjects: Novelists, English -- Fiction.
Subjects: British -- Germany -- Fiction
Subjects: Thieves -- Fiction
Subjects: Secret service -- Fiction
Genre: Suspense fiction.
LCCN: 2013009829
ISBN: 9781250002976
ISBN: 1250002974
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: M Ewan