Best Heist Thrillers Books
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Author: by Nico Walker
Published at: Vintage; Reprint edition (June 25, 2019)
National BestsellerNow a major motion picture starring Tom Holland and directed by the Russo Brothers. A young medic returns from deployment in Iraq to two things: the woman he loves, and the opioid crisis sweeping across the Midwest. In this miracle of literary serendipity (The Washington Post), after finding himself deep in the thrall of heroin addiction, the soldier arrives at what seems like the only logical solution: robbing banks.
Written by a singularly talented, wildly imaginative debut novelist, Cherry is a bracingly funny and unexpectedly tender work of fiction straight from the dark heart of America. A PEN/HEMINGWAY AWARD FINALISTA NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: THE NEW YORKER ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY VULTURE VOGUE LIT HUB
2. Pretty Things: A Novel
Author: by Janelle Brown
Published at: Random House (April 21, 2020)
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Two wildly different womenone a grifter, the other an heiressare brought together by the scam of a lifetime in a page-turner from the New York Times bestselling author of Watch Me Disappear. An ID Book Club Selection It’s Dynasty meets Patricia Highsmith.
The Washington Post Nina once bought into the idea that her fancy liberal arts degree would lead to a fulfilling career. When that dream crashed, she turned to stealing from rich kids in L.A. Alongside her wily Irish boyfriend, Lachlan.
Nina learned from the best: Her mother was the original con artist, hustling to give her daughter a decent childhood despite their wayward life. But when her mom gets sick, Nina puts everything on the line to help her, even if it means running her most audacious, dangerous scam yet.
Vanessa is a privileged young heiress who wanted to make her mark in the world. Instead she becomes an Instagram influencertraveling the globe, receiving free clothes and products, and posing for pictures in exotic locales. But behind the covetable faade is a life marked by tragedy.
3. Blacktop Wasteland: A Novel
Author: by S. A. Cosby
Published at: Flatiron Books (July 14, 2020)
A New York Times Notable Books of 2020 I loved Blacktop Wasteland… [A] fast-paced, bareknuckle thriller. Stephen King”One of the year’s strongest novels. Cosby invests Blacktop Wasteland with emotion while delivering a solid thriller.” -Sun SentinelA fast-paced, fresh take on noir that tears through the underbelly of Virginia.
New York TimesA husband, a father, a son, a business owner… And the best getaway driver east of the Mississippi. Beauregard Bug Montage is an honest mechanic, a loving husband, and a hard-working dad. Bug knows there’s no future in the man he used to be: known from the hills of North Carolina to the beaches of Florida as the best wheelman on the East Coast.
He thought he’d left all that behind him, but as his carefully built new life begins to crumble, he finds himself drawn inexorably back into a world of blood and bullets. When a smooth-talking former associate comes calling with a can’t-miss jewelry store heist, Bug feels he has no choice but to get back in the driver’s seat.
4. Not Dark Yet: A Novel (Inspector Banks Novels, 27)
Author: by Peter Robinson
Published at: William Morrow (March 16, 2021)
Robinson is an author with amazing empathy, a snare-trap ear for dialogue, and a clear eye for the telling detail. Michael ConnellyOne of the world’s greatest suspense writers returns with the 27th novel featuring the legendary detective Alan Banks in the mystery series Stephen King calls the best now on the market.
When property developer Connor Clive Blaydon is found dead, Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks and his Yorkshire team dive into the investigation. As luck would have it, someone had installed a cache of spy-cams all around his luxurious home. The team hope that they’ll find answersand the culpritamong the video recordings.
Instead of discovering Connor’s murderer, however, the grainy and blurred footage reveals another crime: a brutal rape. If they can discover the woman’s identity, it could lead to more than justice for the victim; it could change everything the police think they know about Connor and why anyone would want him dead.
Meanwhile, tensions are rising between Banks and his friend, Zelda. A super recognizerable to recognize faces significantly better than most peopleZelda is determined to bring the men who abused her to justice. But stirring up the murky waters of the past will put her in far greater danger than ever before, and Banks worries that he won’t be able to stop her from plunging too deep before it’s too late.
5. Thick as Thieves
Author: by Sandra Brown
Published at: Grand Central Publishing (August 25, 2020)
In this tantalizing thriller from a #1 New York Times bestselling author, a woman uncovers lifelong secrets as she searches for the truth behind her father’s involvement in a heist gone wrong. Twenty years ago in the dead of night, four seemingly random individuals pulled the ultimate heist and almost walked away with half a million dollars.
But by daybreak, their plan had been shot to hell. One of them was in the hospital.One was in jail.One was dead. And one got away with it. Arden Maxwell, the daughter of the man who disappeared all those years agopresumably with the money, after murdering his accomplicehas never reconciled with her father’s abandonment of her and her sister.
After countless personal setbacks she decides to return to her family home near mysterious Caddo Lake, and finally get answers to the many questions that torment her. Little does she know, two of her father’s co-conspiratorsa war hero and a corrupt district attorneyare watching her every move.
6. The Day the Streets Stood Still (Urban Books)
Author: by JaQuavis Coleman
Published at: Urban Books (September 30, 2014)
In this gripping and heart-wrenching story, you will meet Sean. He was raised by a hustling, well-connected mother and was taught early about street survival. When his mother is brutally murdered, Sean is thrust into a cold world all alone.
An old friend of his mother takes Sean under his wing and introduces him to a life of drug dealing at its highest level. Sean becomes “King Sean” and rises up the drug game’s totem pole. King Sean makes a solid name for himself in the street game.
The only weakness he has ever had is a childhood friend and also the love of his life-a beauty named Sunny. Sunny has a struggle with drugs, and along her road to recovery, Sean falls victim to the vice as well.
His life is slowly headed on a downward spiral, and his decline from street fame is filled with murder, lies, backstabbing, and a struggle to survive. Walk on the journey with Sunny and Sean as they hit rock bottom and steal, lie, and deceive in their struggle with addiction.Someone dies …
7. Mill Point Road: A serial killer domestic thriller
Author: by JK Ellem
Published at: Independently published (March 21, 2020)
FROM BESTSELLING THRILLER AUTHOR, JK ELLEM – A serial killer domestic thrillerFor the first time in 20 years, I actually read this entire book in less than 24 hours. It had me hooked after the first few pages. When Rebecca Cartwright, young and recently widowed, moves into the gated community of Mill Point Road, in the township of Ravenwood, she thought she had found her sanctuary.
Amongst the beautiful homes, manicured lawns, and high walls, she soon discovers that the other women of Mill Point Road aren’t what they seem. Detective Marvin Richards, a thirty-year veteran homicide cop from the tough streets of New York City moved to picturesque Ravenwood for peace and quiet.
That was until a serial killer decided to dump their fourth victim near Mill Point Road. Then there is Haley Perez, a rookie patrol officer who graduated top of her class, the only female in her entire cohort. And that can be a little tricky, especially when her fellow officers are now all male too.
8. The Modigliani Scandal
Author: by Ken Follett
Published at: Pan; New Edit/Cover edition (May 30, 2019)
The Modigliani Scandal is a high-speed, high-stakes thriller from Ken Follett, the bestselling author of The Pillars of the Earth. A Priceless ArtworkWhen art historian Dee Sleign hears of a lost painting by Amedeo Modigliani, one of the greatest artists to have ever lived, she becomes determined to reclaim it so it can be viewed by the world.
A Desperate RaceHowever there are others who also want to claim it for their own corrupt motives; Dee’s Uncle Charles Lampeth, for whom art is a commodity to be traded; Julian Black, the broke owner of an art gallery; and Peter Usher, a struggling artist who spies an opportunity to get revenge against those in the art world who have unfairly wronged him.
A Deadly VictorySo begins an epic chase around Europe, from the streets of London to the Italian countryside, in an effort to claim one of the great lost artworks of the twentieth century. A dangerous hunt that could have deadly consequences for all involved.
9. The Banks Sisters
Author: by Nikki Turner
Published at: Urban Books (August 25, 2015)
New York Times bestselling author Nikki Turner returns with her most spellbinding story to date: Meet the Banks sistersSimone, Bunny, Tallhya, and Ginger. The four beauties are living under the same roof by force, but they can’t stand each other.
Their only common denominator is their loving grandmother, Me-Ma. When she’s not at work trying to make ends meet, she’s home with her girls, trying to keep them from killing each other. Tragedy strikes when Me-Ma has a heart attack at church.
The sisters are shocked to discover that Me-Ma left the house and all her money to the church. Now the pastor wants them out, unless they can come up with the money to buy the house from him. To make matters worse, Bunny already owes over a hundred thousand dollars to a very dangerous man.
How can four broke women, each with their own mountain of problems, come up with enough money to save the family’s homeand save Bunny’s life? They devise a plan that could have them rolling in plenty of doughas long as they can stay one step ahead of the law enforcement that’s on the lookout for a group of bank robbers who have burst onto the scene.
10. The Little Old Lady Who Broke All the Rules: A Novel (League of Pensioners)
Author: by Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg
Published at: Harper Paperbacks; 0 edition (July 12, 2016)
#1 International BestsellerThe Best Exotic Marigold Hotel meets The Italian Job in internationally-bestselling author Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg’s witty and insightful comedy of errors about a group of delinquent seniors whose desire for a better quality of life leads them to rob and ransom priceless artwork.
Martha Andersson may be seventy-nine-years-old and live in a retirement home, but that doesn’t mean she’s ready to stop enjoying life. So when the new management of Diamond House starts cutting corners to save money, Martha and her four closest friendsBrains, The Rake, Christina and Anna-Gretta (a.K.A.
The League of Pensioners)won’t stand for it. Fed up with early bedtimes and overcooked veggies, this group of feisty seniors sets about to regain their independence, improve their lot, and stand up for seniors everywhere.Their solution?White collar crime.
What begins as a relatively straightforward robbery of a nearby luxury hotel quickly escalates into an unsolvable heist at the National Museum. With police baffled and the Mafia hot on their trail, the League of Pensioners has to stay one walker’s length ahead if it’s going to succeed.
11. Last Day
Author: by Luanne Rice
Published at: Thomas & Mercer (February 1, 2020)
From celebrated New York Times bestselling author Luanne Rice comes a riveting story of a seaside community shaken by a violent crime and a tragic loss. Years ago, Beth Lathrop and her sister Kate suffered what they thought would be the worst tragedy of their lives the night both the famous painting Moonlight and their mother were taken.
The detective assigned to the case, Conor Reid, swore to protect the sisters from then on. Beth moved on, throwing herself fully into the art world, running the family gallery, and raising a beautiful daughter with her husband Pete. Kate, instead, retreated into herself and took to the skies as a pilot, always on the run.
When Beth is found strangled in her home, and Moonlight goes missing again, Detective Reid can’t help but feel a sense of dj vu. Reid immediately suspects Beth’s husband, whose affair is a poorly kept secret. He has an airtight alibibut he also has a motive, and the evidence seems to point to him.
Kate and Reid, along with the sisters’ closest childhood friends, struggle to make sense of Beth’s death, but they only find more questions: Who else would have wanted Beth dead? What’s the significance of Moonlight? Twenty years ago, Reid vowed to protect Beth and Kateand he’s failed.
12. Nine Dragons (A Harry Bosch Novel, 14)
Author: by Michael Connelly
Published at: Vision; Reprint edition (August 1, 2010)
After what seems like a routine murder investigation, LAPD Detective Harry Bosch finds himself in Hong Kong facing the highest-stakes case of his life: bringing his kidnapped daughter home. Harry Bosch is assigned a homicide call in South L.A.
That takes him to Fortune Liquors, where the Chinese owner has been shot to death behind the counter in an apparent robbery. Joined by members of the department’s Asian Crime Unit, Bosch relentlessly investigates the killing and soon identifies a suspect, a Los Angeles member of a Hong Kong triad.
But before Harry can close in, he gets the word that his young daughter Maddie, who lives in Hong Kong with her mother, is missing. Bosch drops everything to journey across the Pacific to find his daughter. Could her disappearance and the case be connected?
With the stakes of the investigation so high and so personal, Bosch is up against the clock in a new city, where nothing is at it seems.
13. Lost Light (A Harry Bosch Novel, 9)
Author: by Michael Connelly
Published at: Grand Central Publishing; Reprint edition (September 30, 2014)
In this New York Times bestseller, retired LAPD detective Harry Bosch wants justice for a murdered production assistant – but without his police badge, can he take down a powerful and ruthless killer? The vision has haunted him for four years – a young woman lying crumpled in death, her hand outstretched in silent supplication.
Harry Bosch was taken off the Angella Benton murder case when the production assistant’s death was linked with the violent theft of two million dollars from a movie set. Both files were never closed. Now retired from the L.A.P.D., Bosch is determined to find justice for Angella.
Without a badge to open doors and strike fear into the guilty, he’s on his own. And even in the face of an opponent more powerful and ruthless than any he’s ever encountered, Bosch is not backing down.
14. The Partner: A Novel
Author: by John Grisham
Published at: Dell; Reprint edition (February 28, 2012)
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLEROnce he was a well-liked, well-paid young partner in a thriving Mississippi law firm. Then Patrick Lanigan stole ninety million dollars from his own firmand ran for his life. For four years, he evaded men who were rich and powerful, and who would stop at nothing to find him.
Then, inevitably, on the edge of the Brazilian jungle, they finally tracked him down. Now Patrick is coming home. And in the Mississippi city where it all began, an extraordinary trial is about to begin. As prosecutors circle like sharks, as Patrick’s lawyer prepares his defense, as Patrick’s lover prays for his deliverance and his former partners wait for their revenge, another story is about to emerge.
Because Patrick Lanigan, the most reviled white-collar criminal of his time, knows something that no one else in the world knows.He knows the truth.
15. Roses Are Red (Alex Cross, 6)
Author: by James Patterson
Published at: Vision; Reissue edition (October 1, 2001)
Alex Cross is racing against time as a series of crimes stuns Washington, D.C. And he might be facing his most brilliant enemy yet. In a series of terrifying crimes, bank robbers have been laying out precise demands when they enter the building-and then killing the bank employees and their families if those instructions are not followed to the letter.
Detective Alex Cross takes on the case, certain that this is no ordinary bank robber at work; the pathological need for control and perfection is too great. Cross is in the midst of a personal crisis at home, but the case becomes all-consuming as he learns that the Mastermind is plotting one huge, last, perfect crime.