Bantam, Hardcover, 9780345543042, 304pp.
Publication Date: June 18, 2013
From Janet Evanovich, #1""bestselling author of the Stephanie Plum novels, and Lee Goldberg, bestselling author and television writer for "Monk, "comes the first adventure in an electrifying new series featuring an FBI agent who always gets her man, and a fearless con artist who lives for the chase.
FBI Special Agent Kate O Hare is known for her fierce dedication and discipline on the job, chasing down the world's most wanted criminals and putting them behind bars. Her boss thinks she is tenacious and ambitious; her friends think she is tough, stubborn, and maybe even a bit obsessed. And while Kate has made quite a name for herself for the past five years the only name she's cared about is Nicolas Fox an international crook she wants in more ways than one.
Audacious, handsome, and dangerously charming, Nicolas Fox is a natural con man, notorious for running elaborate scams on very high-profile people. At first he did it for the money. Now he does it for the thrill. He knows that the FBI has been hot on his trail particularly Kate O Hare, who has been watching his every move. For Nick, there's no greater rush than being pursued by a beautiful woman . . . even one who aims to lock him up. But just when it seems that Nicolas Fox has been captured for good, he pulls off his greatest con of all: He convinces the FBI to offer him a job, working side by side with Special Agent Kate O Hare.
Problem is, teaming up to stop a corrupt investment banker who's hiding on a private island in Indonesia is going to test O Hare's patience and Fox's skill. Not to mention the skills of their ragtag team made up of flamboyant actors, wanted wheelmen, and Kate's dad. High-speed chases, pirates, and Toblerone bars are all in a day's work . . . if O Hare and Fox don t kill each other first.
Praise for "The Heist"
"The Heist" is the perfect title to carry on a trip to the beach. The laugh out loud humor that readers expect from Evanovich is in full force, and Goldberg's crafty and elaborate writing is prominent. . . . Everyone will be eager for the next book in the series. Associated Press
The action is fast-paced and the writing is first-rate, making "The Heist" an excellent choice for vacation reading. Huntington News
The hardcover edition of "The Heist "contains stickers I Heart Plum and The Con Is On and a sneak peek from the next Stephanie Plum novel
New York Times bestselling author Lee Goldberg is a two-time Edgar & Shamus Award nominee. His books include 15 Monk novels, 8 Diagnosis Murder novels, and the globally bestselling Fox & O'Hare books, which he co-authors with Janet Evanovich. His TV writing and/or producing credits include "Hunter," "SeaQuest," "Spenser For Hire," "Diagnosis Murder," "Martial Law," "Monk" and "The Glades."
“The Heist is the perfect title to carry on a trip to the beach. The laugh out loud humor that readers expect from Evanovich is in full force, and Goldberg’s crafty and elaborate writing is prominent. . . . Everyone will be eager for the next book in the series.”—Associated Press
“The action is fast-paced and the writing is first-rate, making The Heist an excellent choice for vacation reading.”—Huntington News