Thieves Like Us by Stephen Cole

Thieves Like Us

Written by Stephen Cole

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A terrific teenage thriller, Thieves like Us is nail-biting from start to finish. Jonah has no idea why he’s been sprung from the detention centre but apparently his reputation at solving puzzles of all kinds has gone before him and he soon finds that he’s the latest recruit for a master criminal who runs a gang of teenagers to carry out his schemes. Each has a special task to perform and Jonah finds he must unlock a secret from the past which could have the most terrifying consequences. Dangerous, Chilling and absolutely gripping.


Thieves Like Us by Stephen Cole

Brilliantly fast-paced and sophisticated thriller - Tomb Raider meets Ocean's Eleven

Nathaniel Coldhardt, an aging, debonair master-criminal runs his own unique job creation scheme. He recruits teenagers with special skills — kids from the wrong side of the tracks with no real family and nothing to lose. He trains them as ruthless, efficient professionals and employs them to undertake the daring crimes he’s so good at planning. He has a team of four, but for his next assignment he needs a new skill… and that’s where Jonah comes in. Jonah can decode anything, he’s a genius at cryptology — that’s what got him arrested. He doesn’t know who is breaking him out of the young offender’s institute but he’s about to find out…

About the Author

Stephen Cole

Steve Cole has now sold close to 2 million books and is one of the most prolific children’s authors in the UK. He writes in a secret cottage not far from his home to avoid the distractions of modern day life. From magazine editor to author, Steve has had a varied career and can talk about juggling it all with a family, he is also space obsessed and is available to write features on Is There Life On Other Worlds? Steve is now the new author for the Young Bond series.

He is married with two children and lives in Buckinghamshire.

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352 pages


Stephen Cole
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Bloomsbury Publishing Plc

Publication date

15th January 2007




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