THE STORY: Maggie is a newly single, junk-food-binging shoplifter looking to change her life and her self-hating ways. Paul is her passionately convicted, formerly four-hundred-pound compulsive-overeating sponsor in a twelve-step program for recove
A #1 bestseller from coast to coast, Den of Thieves tells the full story of the insider-trading scandal that nearly destroyed Wall Street, the men who pulled it off, and the chase that finally brought them to justice. Pulitzer Prize–winner James B. Stewart shows for the first time how four of the eighties’ biggest names on Wall Street—Michael Milken, Ivan Boesky, Martin Siegel, and Dennis Levine —created the greatest insider-trading ring in financial history and almost walked away with billions, until a team of downtrodden detectives triumphed over some of America’s most expensive lawyers to bring this powerful quartet to justice. Based on secret grand jury transcripts, interviews, and actual trading records, and containing explosive new revelations about Michael Milken and Ivan Boesky written especially for this paperback edition, Den of Thieves weaves all the facts into an unforgettable narrative—a portrait of human nature, big business, and crime of unparalleled proportions.
Growing up, Finley never hesitated to move in the shadows of worlds. She walked with confidence and with power wherever she went. But the rules are different now. Don’t draw attention. Stay out of trouble. Get everything and get out. The rogues and smugglers at the outpost on Raijin aren't going to make it easy for the Helion crew. And if they're caught, it'll cost more than coins, more than a few bumps and bruises in a fight, more than any of them can afford. Den of Thieves is the fourth episode in The Helion Chronicles season 1—a series of episodic short fiction—each episode designed to be read in about an hour. If you like fast paced adventure, engaging characters and a dash of sweet romance you'll enjoy every one of The Helion Chronicles.
Book 3 in the Thomas Newton series It seems like the right time for Thomas Newton to close the door on his past. The hypocritical crusaders of the Society for the Reformation of Manners have stopped their raids and scattered. The arrogant aristocrat who tried to kill Christopher and Pierre, Thomas’s lovers, has been executed for treason. The old threats have vanished. But in 18th Century London, nothing is ever quite what it seems. When a series of murders begin plaguing the city, Thomas and Pierre are called to solve them. The crimes may conceal a plot against the king. After Thomas enters the Den of Thieves in disguise, Pierre himself is arrested for the murders and Christopher disappears from London, on the search for Thomas’s real father. The past is a shadowed hallway where every door opens onto another and every love divides the heart. Will the three ever see each other again?
Julia Golding’s award-winning adventure series is perfect for fans of Philippa Gregory, Katherine Woodfine and Robin Jarvis. I am Cat Royal – Orphan, Adventurer, Actress . . . 'My adventures have brought me here, to the streets of Paris, where I face a host of new troubles. A new mystery is unfolding before my eyes. And, if I can avoid the hangman’s noose I must use all my acting talents to get to the bottom of it!' Exciting, funny and packed with adventure . . . Cat Royal never fails to stir up trouble wherever she goes. Julia Golding’s award-winning adventure series for girls has all the ingredients of a Philippa Gregory books for 9+ girls. Have you read all of Cat’s extraordinary adventures? The Diamond of Drury Lane Cat Among the Pigeons Den of Thieves Cat O'Nine Tails Black Heart of Jamaica Cat’s Cradle Look out for Julia’s fantastic new historical titles: Mel Foster and the Demon Butler Mel Foster and the Time Machine Julia Golding is the author of the award-winning Cat Royal and Girl on the Run series. Julia Golding read English at Cambridge before completing a doctorate in Literature of the Romantic Period at Oxford. She has won the Nestle Children’s Book Prize, the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize and been shortlisted for the Costa Children’s Book Award.
Orphan. Superhero. Thief. Dogboy, aka Bronson Black, is Colta City’s 13-year-old superhero. When his parents die in a car accident he’s left in the custody of his mysterious Uncle Randolph. Using his magic kit and a strange precognitive power he protects the city from Andrus and his Guild of Thieves. Along the way he befriends Cindy McNeil, a wannabe reporter with a secret of her own, and Mr. Horum, his boss at The Old Curiosity Shop. When the guild captures Dogboy he must decide whether to join them or take them down once and for all as he embraces his destiny as one of the “good guys.”
JimJoe - Den of thieves JimJoe is a Psycho - thriller about a six year old boy, (Arrow Brown), who has an imaginary friend that tries to kill him. Arrow is terrorized by the imaginary friend until he thinks he has destroyed him. Twenty years later, Arrow, now a man, has a six year old son Aspen who one day tells is father he has an imaginary friend named JimJoe. Arrow with his son, battle JimJoe. As the climax of the battle between Arrow and JimJoe approach, the motivation of JimJoe and his connection to the family is revealed in an astonishing twist. William Marquis (Author/Creator) William Marquis is a creative writer who enjoys the development of strong characters and the creative process. Graphic novels have always been a source of intrigue to him and served as a method to bring his works to life. William has complied several fiction works over the past ten years including screenplays and graphic novels spanning genres such as horror, drama, science fiction and children's books. Prior to becoming an author and screenplay writer, William was a successful business executive and entrepreneur. After a successful tenure in manufacturing, William became a business consultant where he lent his Lean manufacturing expertise to companies helping them realize their potential in profitability. Emiko Sawanobori (Artist) Emiko Sawanobori is a Los Angeles-based artist/animator. After graduating from Emerson College in Boston, she has expanded her professional portfolio through productions ranging from feature-length films to 2D television animation. Some of her work can be seen on MTV's Popzilla, Electric City produced by Tom Hanks, as well as online virtual worlds for ZhuZhu Pets and Beanie Babies. Emiko is currently exploring the world of graphic novel and comic art as well as traditional illustrations for children's books.
“Den of Thieves rollicks….This is a book I would be happy to have written.” —Dave Duncan Remember this name: David Chandler. With Den of Thieves, the first book in his astounding fantasy series, The Ancient Blades Trilogy, Chandler immediately establishes himself as a major player in the world of action-rich epic fantasy—right up there alongside George R. R. Martin, R. A. Salvatore, and Raymond E. Feist. An enthralling and wonderfully gritty tale of cutpurses, knights and demons, witches, betrayals, and darkest intrigue—in the popular vein of the bestselling works of Brent Weeks, Joe Abercrombie, and Scott Lynch—Den of Thieves introducers readers to Malden, an amiable young criminal whose one grave mistake bonds him to the lord of the underworld and sets him on an impossible quest that will most likely lead the hapless thief to his doom.