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Thick As Thieves

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The sensational debut of a crime novelist who will remind readers of how thrilling it was to read Carl Hiassen, Robert B. Parker, or Elmore Leonard for the first time. This novel features Mackin, a rogue and a professional thief who survives by being the very best--and by never breaking his own rules.
Hardcover, 242 pages
Published January 31st 1995 by Crown
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A decent quick crime/revenge novel, but not something to go out of the way for. It's predictable, except where it's so vague that I kept flipping back to figure out if I missed something: are we in Chicago still? Why are the stolen food stamps suddenly worthless just because the framed guy got away? How does two dead cops chalk up to the worst cop killing in Chicago history? Is it because it wasn't actually in Chicago but Quinn couldn't make it clear? The book would have benefited from being a ...more
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