Thieves Like Us
By Stephen Cole
(Bloomsbury USA Childrens, Hardcover, 9781582346533, 352pp.)
Publication Date: April 4, 2006
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Jonah Wish, a brilliant computer hacker, is the newest addition to an elite group of teen outlaws all hired by the same mysterious benefactor, Nathaniel Coldhardt. Each of them offers a unique talent: Patch is a one-eyed locksmith; Motti can dismantle any electrical system; Con's charm is truly mesmerizing; and Tye can detect a lie with more precision than a polygraph. Under Coldhart's watchful eye, this motley crew races from a high-tech underground conference centre to exotic locations where they hunt for priceless ancient artefacts that may bring riches . . . or the secret to eternal life.
Stephen Cole works as a freelance editor in addition to writing books for children and young adults, including The Wereling series. He lives in England.