Uptown Thief

Uptown Thief
Publisher Dafina
Release Date
Category Fiction
Total Pages 352
ISBN 9781496704719
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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International Latino Book Award Winner In this sexy, heart-stopping tale, one smart, sizzling mami robs the rich and protects the exploited--until one heist too many puts everything at stake. . . Marisol Rivera barely survived being abused with nowhere to turn. So there's nothing she won't do to keep her Lower East Side women's health clinic open and give disadvantaged women new lives. Running an exclusive escort service for New York City's rich and powerful 1 percent is the perfect way to bankroll her business--not to mention the perfect cover for robbing corrupt CEOs. And when times get even tougher, pulling a heist on a mega-billionaire will secure the clinic's future--and her gorgeous crew's--for good. . . There's just one problem: Marisol didn't anticipate bad news even more dangerous than her curves. A seductive ex-cop who's too close for comfort, and a powerful thug with a score to settle, are turning Marisol's precise planning and seductive fail-safes into insidious traps. Now this beautiful modern-day Robin Hood will have to play some lethal wild cards without rules or limits to save those she loves--and live to steal another day. . .

Uptown Thief
  • Author : Aya de León
  • Publisher : Dafina
  • Release Date : 2016-08-01

International Latino Book Award Winner In this sexy, heart-stopping tale, one smart, sizzling mami robs the rich and protects the exploited--until one heist too many puts everything at stake. . . Marisol Rivera barely survived being abused with nowhere to turn. So there's nothing she won't do to keep her Lower East

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The Boss
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  • Publisher : Dafina
  • Release Date : 2017-06-01

A Justice Hustlers Heist Novel She won't back down. She'll never stop. And in this seductive, suspenseful novel, one gorgeous sister puts her future on the line for the exploited—even as her past and present collide, threatening to take her out . . . Tyesha Couvillier will never forget the rip-offs and

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The Percy Jackson and the Olympians  Book One  Lightning Thief
  • Author : Rick Riordan
  • Publisher : Disney-Hyperion
  • Release Date : 2005-06-14

Percy Jackson is a good kid, but he can't seem to focus on his schoolwork or control his temper. And lately, being away at boarding school is only getting worse-Percy could have sworn his pre-algebra teacher turned into a monster and tried to kill him. When Percy's mom finds out,

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Thieves of Book Row
  • Author : Travis McDade
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2015-08-06

The goods were kept in a secure room under constant scrutiny, deep inside a crowded building with guards at the exits. In the Depression, some fellows were willing to try anything-- even a heist in the rare book room of the New York Public Library. McDade tells the gripping tale

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Ballad of the Whiskey Robber
  • Author : Julian Rubinstein
  • Publisher : Back Bay Books
  • Release Date : 2007-09-03

DESCRIPTION: Elmore Leonard meets Franz Kafka in the wild, improbably true story of the legendary outlaw of Budapest. Attila Ambrus was a gentleman thief, a sort of Cary Grant--if only Grant came from Transylvania, was a terrible professional hockey goalkeeper, and preferred women in leopard-skin hot pants. During the 1990s,

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  • Author : Herbert Asbury
  • Publisher : Pickle Partners Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-07-26

Herbert Asbury presents here a vivid and startling account of New York gangdom from its beginning in Revolutionary times to comparatively recent days. Here are the stories of the great gangs which terrorized the city and at times menaced its very existence—from the Bowery Boys and the Dead Rabbits

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The Last Street Novel
  • Author : Omar Tyree
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2008-06-24

A successful African-American novelist who has made his reputation with a series of steamy, romantic novels for women, Shareef Crawford yearns to expand his literary range and audience, but is unable to find the essential inspiration, until a book tour brings him home to Harlem, where he suddenly finds himself

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Surpassing Certainty
  • Author : Janet Mock
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-06-13

Riveting, rousing, and utterly real, Surpassing Certainty is a portrait of a young woman searching for her purpose and place in the world—without a road map to guide her. The journey begins a few months before her twentieth birthday. Janet Mock is adjusting to her days as a first-generation

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-07-02

From bestselling author Jon Gordon and rising star Damon West comes The Coffee Bean: an illustrated fable that teaches readers how to transform their environment, overcome challenges, and create positive change. Life is often difficult. It can be harsh, stressful, and feel like a pot of boiling hot water. The

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Thieftaker
  • Author : D. B. Jackson
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Release Date : 2012-07-03

Boston, 1765: In D.B. Jackson's Thieftaker, revolution is brewing as the British Crown imposes increasingly onerous taxes on the colonies, and intrigue swirls around firebrands like Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty. But for Ethan Kaille, a thieftaker who makes his living by conjuring spells that help him solve

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The Lightning Thief
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation
  • Release Date : 2018-10

(Vocal Selections). A dozen vocal selections are included in this songbook featuring music and lyrics by Rob Rokicki for his off-Broadway musical adapted from the 2005 fantasy-adventure novel of the same name. Includes: Bring on the Monsters * D.O.A. * Drive * Good Kid * Killer Quest! * Lost! * My Grand Plan * Prologue/The

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  • Author : Czeslaw Milosz
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-01-10

The Nobel laureate s unfinished science fiction novel available in English for the first time ever Awarded the Nobel Prize in literature in 1980, Czeslaw Milosz was one of the twentieth century s most esteemed poets and essayists. This outstanding translation of his only hitherto unavailable work is classic Milosz and

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  • Author : James F. Fries,Donald M. Vickery
  • Publisher : Da Capo Lifelong Books
  • Release Date : 2017-08-29

A revised edition of the classic self-care guide, with new research on aging. "Every family should have this book"(Annals of Internal Medicine). Continuing to break new ground after forty years in print, Take Care of Yourself is the go-to guide for at home self-care. Simple to use, even in

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Among Thieves
  • Author : John Clarkson
  • Publisher : Minotaur Books
  • Release Date : 2015-02-03

They thought they could cover up what an out-of-control trader at a Manhattan brokerage firm did to Olivia Sanchez. She worked hard, played by the rules, but so what? Blackball her from the industry and be done with her. Who's going to stop them? Nobody, until Olivia turns to her

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  • Publisher : Grand Central Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-02-22

Introducing Gideon Crew: trickster, prodigy, master thief At twelve, Gideon Crew witnessed his father, a world-class mathematician, accused of treason and gunned down. At twenty-four, summoned to his dying mother's bedside, Gideon learned the truth: His father was framed and deliberately slaughtered. With her last breath, she begged her son

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