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Double Crossed: A Spies and Thieves Story (Heist Society #2.5)

4.23 of 5 stars 4.23  ·  rating details  ·  9,021 ratings  ·  922 reviews
Macey McHenry—Glamorous society girl or spy-in-training?

W.W. Hale V—Heir to an American dynasty or master thief?

There are two sides to every coin. Whether these two can work together is a tossup.

Born into privilege, Macey and Hale are experts at mingling with the upper class. But even if they’ve never raised an eyebrow at the glitz, neither teenager has ever felt at home w
ebook, 60 pages
Published January 22nd 2013 by Disney Hyperion
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*fangirling hardcore*




Every single fangirl on the planet and the far reaches of space wanted a crossover. Come on, everyone knows it. And Ally, our flawless queen, is giving us exactly what we wanted.

THERE ARE NO WORDS. Except those^^^^^






Oh, my. So good. Ally knows how to treat her fans well.

HALE'S POV!!!YES, I have wanted this for ages!

Fave scene:

"What kind of plan B?" Hale asked. H
A story of Thieves and Spies by Ally Carter, Combinated????
This is fucking amazing

EDIT: What I felt as I read Double Crossed (in an almost review)

First thought: OMG! is narrated just as Heist Society Series!

Second thought: Macey meet Hale!!!!!!!!! AAAAAHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!

Third thought: They start a funny conversation! *w*

Fourth thought: the problems are here and the action begun!!!!!!!!

Conclusion: It's the most awesome crossov
Apr 03, 2015 Mara rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: People new to Ally's books, old Ally fans
For those looking for a link to Ally's free novella:
click here to get yourself some Hale
(Note: the novella was released completely free for everyone by the publishers. So thank you Ally!)

What a perfect little novella! The combination of Hale and Macey is brilliant - I NEED THEM TO APPEAR TOGETHER AGAIN. Not as a couple or anything like that, just as a badass duo. I mean imagine this: both have a don't-give-a-damn attitude, both are witty and both have that badass sexy edge. Perfect team.

So here

This was so amazing. I remember when I was reading the Heist Society and Gallagher Girl books, I was thinking how amazing it would be for Ally Carter to write a crossover. This was like a dream come true. At first when I read the description I was kind of skeptical about Hale and Macey working together because I love Kat and Hale together. After actually reading it I realized it was nothing like that. Hale's reactions to Kat were so cute and Macey was so badass. Overall I really enjoyed it. The
Katrina Welsh
That was way too short.
Not being a huge fan of the Gallagher Girls series and a huge fan of the Heist society series. I was a little worried that maybe this book wouldn’t be for me, but I was wrong as Carter produces a brilliant mash up of two different worlds in Double Crossed.

Macey and Hale find themselves in the wrong place at the wrong time, what was meant to be a friendly auction turns into all the guests being held hostage by a bunch of robbers who will stop at nothing to get what they want. Despite our favouri
this is why I love Ally Carter! This will be the best thing since sliced bread....



Omg kat and Gallagher academy....yes

Amazing novella, a really fun short story involving both series, and it was great to see Kat, Hale, Macey and Aunt Abby again-who knows? Maybe they'll meet again someday or Kat might just take up on Aunt Abby's offer... (Highly doubtful of that one though)

The mix of two series was incredibly fun to read and I'm so glad Ally made it free for everyone to download. :)




Gallagher Girls has combined with Heist Society. The have combined. In a book. (ok
Kaylee Magic
EDIT: Ally, it's official. I love you. Please please please write more books that take place in a cross between your two epic worlds!! In fact, ALL AUTHORS should do this more often. It's GENIUS.

That is all. (':


After finding out about this:


Oh my gosh, I think I'm going to die of happiness!!!!!!!! Please bury me in a coffin filled with Ally's other amazing books.

Kay, thanks.
What a cool idea to mix characters from two different series. I thought this was an enjoyable short-story. I liked Macey and Hale and how their two worlds collide. I liked the end when (view spoiler). If you like these series you'll enjoy this short story.

Content: Clean. Mild violence.
This novella reminded me of my undying love of Ally Carter and her writing. I'd forgotten how great her writing is, but the story was amazing and I loved it and Kat, and Macey, and Hale and Abby. I loved it all!!!
NO WAY! MIND BLOWN Hale and Macy? one book...well novella but STILL! Spies & Thieves One of the best book concepts ever! Don't you realize how cool that is?!? This takes place in the middle of GG5 and GG6 but between what two books for the heist society novels. Hmm, or is it even before that or maybe it's after the whole Heist Society novels, And KAT AND HALE ARE TOGETHER! AFUGAUEHSNAJ!!!! Okay, let's not get to ahead of our self. This is going to be TAH BOMB

After Reading It
I wish that thi
Anyone who has read the Heist Society series or Gallagher Girls series by author Ally Carter will more than likely agree that this novella, which collaborates characters from both these series, are a genius idea. I, on the other hand, haven’t yet read either of these series’ but after reading three chapters from each of the first books as bonus material in Double Crossed, I am eagerly looking forward to getting started on both.

That said, I enjoyed the sneak peeks of Heist Society and Gallagher
5 stars

Ever since Ms. Carter first mentioned this book I was really looking forward to reading it. A clash of Gallagher Girls and Heist Society? What's not to like there? :D So, I was overjoyed when I noticed it on NetGalley (and no requesting needed) :-) .

OK, on to the story itself. Imagine an ordinary society gala. A lot of rich, influential people wandering around. Filled to brims with women adorned in millions of dollars worth of diamonds. And one woman, the proud owner of the Canary diamond
Julie Graves
Gallagher Girls meet Heist Society! Wow! This was such a fun short-story! If you like the Gallagher Girls series(which I love!) and you like The Heist Society(which I also love!) then you must read this book from Ally Carter.

Hale(from Heist Society) and Macey(from the Gallagher Girls Academy) are both at the Calloway Ball when a group of gunmen dressed in Presidential masks take the group hostage. The scheme seems much more elaborate than just a normal grab the jewels and run type job. Hale and
What an ambitious thing to do - incorporate your two very different series into one novella. I really liked the Heist Society books and was excited to hear there's going to be another one coming out soon. And I've never read the Gallagher Girls, but after reading this novella, I am definitely curious.

I really like Carter's intricate planning - each little step that she is careful to set up to where it works out so well in the whole story. And I wasn't crazy about it at first, but her "no one not
Do my eyes deceive me? or did I just read that the Gallagher girls and the heist society series are going to combined!!! ^O^. CAN'T. WAIT. to see how this will play out... Hee Hee

This was really good. It.drives me.insane to think that the two series we're occurring at the same timeFrame... :O mind blow...I never thought of that.
Reading this Novella I suddenly got a overwhelming feeling of nostalgia...back for a reread of Gallagher girls
Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)
Absolutely loved these two worlds colliding and seriously hope they do again in the future. This also reminded me that as much as I love the Heist Society, I have a feeling I am going to love Gallagher girls just as much.
Must start it soon!
Kate Lynn
So short yet soooo goood! Hope there will be more of this! I really like the idea of having Cammie and her friends meet up with Kat's crew. I just wish it will happen in the near future. *fingers crossed* :)
All I have to say is that there better be another one like this. Ally Carter could even write another book or series or novella about Kat going Gallagher Accdemy! Now that would be awesome.
Mary H
What the what?! This is ridiculously awesome. I never imagined that the Gallagher Girls and the Heist crew would meet. I am speechless and totally in love with this concept.
Macey doesn't end up with Preston, and Hale not with Kate?

*Silently sobbing*
Angela (:
Mar 08, 2014 Angela (: rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommended to Angela (: by: Myself. :D

Double Crossed is freaking brilliant. If you've never read the Gallagher Girls series, allow me to cry for you. YOU ARE MISSING OUT. And if you've never read the Heist Society series, we can cry together because I haven't either. But better late then never, right? :D

So guys. This book (novella, but whatever). It's AMAZING. It reminded me of just how much I loved this series. GG is due for a re-read; it's been years since I read it. Ally Carter is a genius when it comes to spy books. I will actua
Okay, so I haven't read an Ally Carter book since early last year when GG5 first came out. But reading this novella simply reminded me exactly why I fell in love with Ally Carter's writing. Simply put, she's amazing! Her storylines are intriguing and mysterious and the characters are funny and captivating and makes you wish you knew people like them or are them. ;) And everytime one of my questions such as 'Oh no why is Hale pushing his mother into an elevator?!' has been answered another one po ...more

Should I count how many times I almost ended up on the floor from the amount of cute?

"""""""The reason I wasn't flirting with you."""""""""

Look, that's my review. That's it.

Not going to lie, my favourite Goodreads shelf is broody-rich-boys-aka-w-w-hale-v

Do I quote this entire novella????? Because it was great.


Everyone's really hot.

""""""What's your name?""""""
"You'd be surprised how many times I get asked that question."

jfc *___*

You two, stop it.

This is what the world would look like if
Sophie Riggsby
*Reviewed on Mundie Moms on 1/23/2013*
I have been waiting for this e-novella since oh, I don't know it seems like months and months. Why? Okay, I adore Ally's writing, her characters and both the Heist Society and the Gallagher Girl series have me on the very edge of my seat waiting for the next (and final) installments. So this morning when I poured my cup of coffee and checked my kindle for the download, I may have breathed a sigh of relief that it was yes indeed, there.

Macey McHenry, the sen
Just finished this and it was so good! better than I expected (which is saying a lot). This cross over was brilliant. It would be hard for most writers to be able to pull something like this off without making the novella/book feel too cheesy or cliche, but Ally Carter pulled it off! It was the perfect combination of wit/adrenaline/big-guys-with-guns. I would expect nothing less from Ally. (Clearly, I'm a fan) I would recommend this to anyone. Even to those who haven't read one series or the oth ...more
Laura Pérez
Oh my god.
I was a little bit confused at the beginning what with the terrorists using the names/masks of presidents/former presidents (My mind was going "Obama is robbing a bank with Bush and Reagan? WHAT?") but I got used to it fairly fast (and it did make for some very hilarious mental imagery). Overall, it was a very fun read and DAMN, IF I DON'T ADORE IT WHEN EVERY STORY AN AUTHOR WRITES EXISTS WITHIN THE SAME UNIVERSE. A+,
Makila Rivera -8
In Double Crossed: A Spies and Thieves Story by Ally Carter does a great job of creating a mysterious and heart racing book. When terrorist come and try to keep the party guest as hostages,the two main characters,Macey McHenry and W.W.Hale come together and save the guest of the party. Ally carter also portrays how you can't always see someone's true colors, or tell who a person really is just by looking at them.
In my opinion I think this was a great book just because it left me on the edge of
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Ally Carter writes books about spies, thieves, and teenagers. She is the New York Times Best-selling author of the Gallagher Girls and Heist Society series. Her books have been published all over the world, in over twenty languages.

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Other Books in the Series

Heist Society (4 books)
  • Heist Society (Heist Society, #1)
  • Uncommon Criminals (Heist Society, #2)
  • Perfect Scoundrels (Heist Society, #3)
  • Untitled (Heist Society, #4)
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“You're late." Kat said as soon as Hale put the phone to his ear. She wasn't the kind of girl to wait for hello.

"What can I say? Macey McHenry has been throwing herself at me..."

"See, that's the kind of thing that would make me jealous if she weren't way out of your league."

"You know, if I had feelings, that might have hurt them.”
“What are they after?” Kat asked.
“Hard to say,” Hale said; again, he eyed the room.
“Who is that?” Macey asked.
“The reason I wasn’t flirting with you,” Hale told her.”
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