Royal Heist: A Novel

By: La Plante, Lynda

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Protected in a removable Brodart cover. Stated First U.S. Edition with full number line. . 1.26 x 8.66 x 6.38 Inches. 384 pages. With a beautiful family and a magnificent fortune, Edward de Jersey is making news with his prized racehorse Royal Flush. But while de Jersey socializes with the cream of English society, he keeps to himself the details of his background and how he acquired his wealth. The son of an East End bookie, de Jersey reinvented himself as an aristocrat after pulling off some of England's most notorious heists. He has no intention of ever going back to crime . . . until his financial adviser loses his entire fortune in a disastrous investment and de Jersey decides to retrieve it the old-fashioned way: by stealing it. From Monaco to the Hamptons, from London to the shadowy back alleys of cyberspace, de Jersey goes into action, using guile, force, and the latest technology to put together the perfect plan. Drawing on the expertise of a computer hacker with a passion for Elvis, the inside knowledge of a dying aristocrat, and the skill of a professional impersonator, de Jersey is ready to commit his greatest and final crime. He's going to steal the crown jewels from under the nose of the royals themselves. Now, as Royal Flush prepares for a spectacular run at the Derby, de Jersey faces his moment of truth: How much is he willing to risk to win the sport's most coveted prize? And just how far will he go to get away with the perfect crime?

Title: Royal Heist: A Novel

Author: La Plante, Lynda

Categories: Mystery/Detective,

Publisher: New York, Random House:

ISBN Number: 1400060257

ISBN Number 13: 9781400060252

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket. 2004. First Edition

Our Product Number: 601374

Keywords: FICTION MYSTERY DETECTIVE,