Only Nicholas Fox could be attacked, kidnapped out of his vacation rental in Hawaii, and wake up in a coffin…feeling rather calm. There is only one Nick Fox of course, the internationally famous jewel thief who for the past few years has been working discreetly with the FBI to capture criminals through less-than-legal methods. Kate O’Hare, the FBI agent initially dedicated to seeing him behind bars, will now do anything to find Nick and ensure the safety of the man who now gives her the feelings of warm fuzzies.
Another year has come to a close and the main reviewers of KRL have been asked to pick their top 5 books of 2015, but some of us couldn’t keep it to 5! Let us know if you have a few we haven’t mentioned you’d like to share about in the comments, and while you are here check KRL’s book review section for many more great books that may not have made it on the list!
FBI Special Agent Kate O'Hare has spent the last five years chasing Nicholas Fox, Number Seven on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List. Much to her dismay, Fox has recently been enlisted by the government to help capture criminals who elude conventional law enforcement. Raised by a career covert-ops army officer, Kate has been trained in weaponry and self-defense from an inappropriately young age. She’s also a rule follower, and nothing infuriates—or intrigues—her more than Nick's innate ability to lie, steal, and run a long con.
Another year is coming to a close and the main reviewers of KRL have been asked to pick their top 5 books of 2014, but most of us couldn't keep it to 5! Let us know if you have a few we haven't mentioned you'd like to share about in the comments, and while you are here check KRL's book review section for many more great books that may not have made it on the list!
The third installment in the adventures of FBI agent Kate O'Hare and international thief Nicholas Fox opens with Kate mind-numbingly bored after spending four days working undercover at California Metro Bank. Thankfully, the Tarzana bank is finally held up by the Businessmen Bandits, although an untimely phone call from Nick has her take a more confrontational route than originally planned. Kate soon learns, someone has been stealing priceless artifacts around the world and skillfully framing Nick.
In the world of mysteries, the sidekick may serve any number of roles. From Dr. Watson narrating the Sherlock Holmes stories to Robert B. Parker’s Hawk doing dirty work in the Spenser series, sidekicks come in all forms, shapes, and sizes. Everyone has their favorite and numerous polls have tried to determine who readers consider the best crime-fiction sidekick.
The Chase literally starts off with a bang in the explosive sequel by new best-selling writing team, Janet Evanovich and Lee Goldberg. Following the events from The Heist, FBI agent Kate O’Hare and internationally infamous art thief, Nicholas Fox, have been teamed up by her superiors for covert and highly illegal operations swindling criminals and protecting the government from embarrassment.
There are dream teams in sports, and I've listened to people talk about their dream cast of a certain show or movie--well I'd have to say that The Heist may be my dream team of mystery writers!
If you have ever enjoyed one of Janet Evanovich’s Stephanie Plum novels (there are eighteen of them so you’ve had plenty of chance), you owe it to yourself to check out the movie and for added fun, see it with a similarly inclined friend.
Imagine you've just made a career change from lingerie buyer to bounty hunter and your first assignment is to bring in the hunk who did you wrong (twice) when you were growing up, and who is now a cop wanted for murder. In 1994, Janet Evanovich did just with her first Stephanie Plum book – One for the Money. She's been at it ever since, through 18 books and now a movie starring Katherine Heigl.