Our list of some of the best Heist books & series in recent years. Get inspired by one or more of the following books.
- The Last Good Heist: The Inside Story of The Biggest Single Payday in the Criminal History of the Northeast (2016)
- The Gardner Heist: The True Story of the World’s Largest Unsolved Art Theft (2010)
- The Heist (Gabriel Allon) (2018)
- Heist Society (A Heist Society Novel) (2011)
- The Hawaiian Heist (Geronimo Stilton #72) (72) (2019)
- Gryphon Heist (2019)
- Quinn Goes West: (Liam Quinn Mystery #3) (Liam Quinn Mysteries) (2013)
- The Heist: A Novel (Fox and O’Hare) (2014)
- Perfect Scoundrels (A Heist Society Novel) (2014)
- The Helicopter Heist: A Novel Based on True Events (2019)
- Uncommon Criminals (A Heist Society Novel) (2012)
- Heist: The Oddball Crew Behind the Million Loomis Fargo Theft (2015)
- The Haunted Heist (Southern Ghost Hunter) (Volume 3) (2016)
- Retirement Heist: How Companies Plunder and Profit from the Nest Eggs of American Workers (2012)
The Last Good Heist: The Inside Story of The Biggest Single Payday in the Criminal History of the Northeast (2016)
On Aug. 14, 1975, eight daring thieves ransacked 148 massive safe-deposit boxes at a secret bank used by organized crime, La Cosa Nostra, and its associates in Providence, R.I. The crooks fled with duffle bags crammed full of cash, gold, silver, stamps, coins, jewels and high-end jewelry.
Shortly after midnight on March 18, 1990, two men broke into the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston and committed the largest art heist in history. They stole a dozen masterpieces, including one Vermeer, three Rembrandts, and five Degas. But after thousands of leads—and a $5 million reward—none of the paintings have been recovered.
The Heist (Gabriel Allon) (2018)
“Silva is a true genius.”—BOB WOODWARD, POLITICOL egendary spy and art restorer Gabriel Allon is in Venice repairing an altarpiece when he receives an urgent summons from the Italian police. The art dealer Julian Isherwood has stumbled upon a murder scene in Lake Como, and he’s being held as a suspect. To save his friend, Gabriel must perform one simple task: find the most famous missing painting in the world.
For as long as she can remember, Katarina has been a part of the family business—thieving. When Kat tries to leave “the life” for a normal life, her old friend Hale conspires to bring her back into the fold. Why?
The most famouse goldsmith in Hawaii created a necklace for a famous actress, but someone wants to steal it! Can Geronimo figure out who the thief is before they run away with the jewels?
Gryphon Heist (2019)
Talia Inger is a rookie CIA case officer assigned not to the Moscow desk as she had hoped but to the forgotten backwaters of Eastern Europe–a department only known as "Other." When she is tasked with helping a young, charming Moldovan executive secure his designs for a revolutionary defense technology, she figures she’ll be back in DC within a few days.
Someone wants Liam Quinn dead, but he's not sure if it's the aging TV actor, the aging mobster, or one of a bevy of local gals who have him in their sights. The desert's a tough place, and Arizona is a long way from his beloved Philadelphia.
FBI Special Agent Kate O’Hare is known for her fierce dedication and discipline on the job, chasing down the world’s most wanted criminals and putting them behind bars. Her boss thinks she is tenacious and ambitious; her friends think she is tough, stubborn, and maybe even a bit obsessed.
Katarina Bishop and W.W. Hale the fifth were born to lead completely different lives: Kat comes from a long, proud line of loveable criminal masterminds, while Hale is the scion of one of the most seemingly perfect dynasties in the world. If their families have one thing in common, it’s that they both know how to stay under the radar while getting-or stealing-whatever they want.
Sami has a new child to provide for, so after years of petty crime, he’s training as a chef. But when a business deal suddenly goes sideways, Sami is left wondering how he’ll ever provide for his newborn daughter.Michel and his family fled a bloody civil war in Lebanon, and he grew up in the suburbs of Stockholm surrounded by poverty and criminals.
Uncommon Criminals (A Heist Society Novel) (2012)
Katarina Bishop has worn a lot of labels in her short life: Friend. Niece. Daughter. Thief. But for the last two months she’s simply been known as the girl who ran the crew that robbed the greatest museum in the world. That’s why Kat isn’t surprised when she’s asked to steal the infamous Cleopatra Emerald so it can be returned to its rightful owners. There are only three problems. First, the gem hasn’t been seen in public in thirty years.
The inspiration behind the major motion picture Masterminds starring Zach Galifianakis, Owen Wilson, Kristen Wiig, and Jason Sudeikis!
From New York Times bestselling author Angie FoxJust because she can see the dead doesn’t mean Verity Long wants to spend her days hunting ghosts. Instead, she’s over the moon to land a marketing job at the local bank…until she finds her new boss dead in the vault. Even her ghost friend, Frankie, knows that’s no way to start a career.Glad to let the police take charge, Verity steps aside, bound and determined to keep her ghost sightings to herself.
Hundreds of companies have slashed pensions and health coverage for millions of retirees, claiming that a “perfect storm” of stock market losses, aging workers, and spiraling costs have forced them to take drastic measures.But this so-called retirement crisis is no accident. Ellen E.
Best Heist Books You Must Read
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The Billion Dollar Hollywood Heist: The A-List Kingpin and the Poker Ring that Brought Down Tinseltown
Author(s): Houston Curtis; Dylan Howard
ID: 2491638, Publisher: Skyhorse, Year: 2020, Size: 4 Mb, Format: epub
The Woman Who Stole Vermeer: The True Story of Rose Dugdale and the Russborough House Art Heist
Author(s): Anthony M. Amore
ID: 2815187, Publisher: Pegazus Crime, Year: 2020, Size: 1 Mb, Format: epub
The Last Job: "The Bad Grandpas" and the Hatton Garden Heist
Author(s): Dan Bilefsky
ID: 2387675, Publisher: W. W. Norton Company, Year: 2019, Size: 3 Mb, Format: azw3
Please note that this booklist is not definite. Some books are absolutely chart-busters according to Washington Post, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant books you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.