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Thick as thieves

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A new thriller that takes us inside a hair-raising heist, where paranoia hangs as heavy as the tropical heat, and the only law is Murphy's. Carr--ex-CIA--is the reluctant leader of an elite crew planning a robbery of such extraordinary proportions that it will leave them all set for life. Diamonds, money-laundering, and extortion go into a timed-to-the-minute scheme that unfurls across South America, Miami, and Grand Cayman Island. Carr's cohorts are seasoned pros, but they're wound drum-tight: months before, the man who brought them together was killed in what Carr suspects was a setup. And there are other loose ends. Some of the intel they're paying for is badly inaccurate, and one of the gang--lately, Carr's lover--may have an agenda of her own. Carr finds himself "working the paranoid calculus . . . mapping the shifting landscape of who-owes-who and who-owns-who, of loyalty, grudge, and pressure"--but his biggest problems are yet to come: few of his crew are what they seem to be, and even his own past will turn out to be built on a lie. Terrifically suspenseful and psychologically complex, Thick as Thieves is a rare, penetrating look into the sophisticated machinations of an unparalleled crime, and Peter Spiegelman's most accomplished and galvanizing novel yet.
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subject_facetMoney laundering -- Fiction
Murder -- Fiction
Robbery -- Fiction
Suspense fiction
title_displayThick as thieves
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Thick as thieves / by Peter Spiegelman
title_shortThick as thieves
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Money laundering
Murder
Mystery
Robbery
Suspense
Thriller