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The Con Code

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A teen forger and thief forms a criminal crew from her high school friends (and crush) to perform a series of heists leading to the location of her missing mother in this action-packed contemporary YA novel.

By day, seventeen-year-old Fiona Spangler runs small cons for her ritzy prep-school classmates: getting them out of tests and forging fake hall passes. But by night,
Hardcover, 336 pages
Expected publication: August 25th 2020 by Swoon Reads (first published 2020)
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Jul 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
I hear this book is pretty good.

Samantha Hastings
Dec 03, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A must read for fans of Ally Carter’s Heist Society!

Fiona’s criminal mom has been on the run for years... she’s left behind clues for her daughter to follow in the fakes she’s switched for the real art pieces. Fiona teams up with her two friends and her high school nemesis/son of a FBI officer, Collin, to find her mom. But first, they have to steal everything her mom stole - again.

The slow burn romance simmers and the side romance is sweet. And like any great heist, there’s plenty of
B.R. Myers
Jan 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A YA heist novel with a stealth and gusty heroine that will appeal to fans of Ally Carter and Ocean’s 8. The Con Code by Shana Silver is the perfect blend of fast paced action and swoon worthy romance, making this contemporary escapade an irresistible thrill ride.
Nov 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
Fun story about two teenagers who "con" peers for a fee. Fiona gets her classmates out of tests or fakes hall passes. But at night she works with her father on bigger, riskier heists. Her mom left when she was young and running these heists is a way to get clues to find her. Enter a new classmate - who also runs "cons" and is stealing Fiona's clients. His father works for the FBI and is searching for Fiona's mother. She can not get involved with him - but - when disaster strikes, she needs his ...more
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Shana Silver studied creative writing at Syracuse University. She's been a computer animator, an e-book creator for a major publisher, and now works as a Project Manager in digital and TV advertising where she enjoys telling people what to do. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, young daughter, and the characters she dreams up. MIND GAMES is her debut novel. THE CON CODE comes out in Summer ...more
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