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A Heist Society Christmas Story: The Grift of the Magi

By Ally Carter

  • E-Book
  • £P.O.R.

A thrilling ebook exclusive novella from the bestselling author of Gallagher Girls.

Someone just stole Christmas - and it's up to Katarina Bishop to get it back!

Christmas criminal capers abound in this exclusive ebook novella from Ally Carter, the best-selling author of Gallagher Girls, Heist Society and Embassy Row series.

Katarina Bishop is a thief. To many it wouldn't matter that she now uses her considerable skills to re-steal valuable works of art and return them to their rightful homes.

She's still a thief.

So that's why Kat's surprised when an Interpol agent comes to her one snowy evening, asking for her help.

The Magi Miracle Network was set to auction off a very rare, very valuable Faberge egg two days before Christmas, but the egg's been stolen and now the charity's reputation - and their future - is on the line.

This Christmas, Santa isn't the only person skulking in the darkness ...


If you love this, you'll LOVE Ally Carter's other series. Check out her other series and find out what #AllysAmbassadors are excited about!

Heist Society - read the rest of Kat's adventures in the thrilling, high-stakes adventures. Who said crime doesn't pay?

1. Heist Society
2. Uncommon Criminals
3. Perfect Scoundrels

Gallagher Girls - the original Ally series is still the best. What could be better than witty, daring adventures set in a school for spies?

1. I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You
2. Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy
3. Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover
4. Only the Good Spy Young
5. Out of Sight, Out of Time
6. United We Spy

Embassy Row - these heart-wrenching thrillers will have you at the edge of your seat as Ally Carter dives into a glittering international world of plots and subterfuge with her most complex heroine yet - is Grace crazy? Who is the scarred man? Read the Embassy Row series to find out!

1. All Fall Down
2. See How they Run
3. Take the Key and Lock Her Up

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  • ISBN: 9781408350812
  • Publication date: 15 Nov 2016
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  • Imprint: Orchard Books
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