Wishlist Wednesdays #2: The Heist by Janet Evanovich & Lee Goldberg

Book Synopsis:
Release Date: 18th June 2013 | Add to Goodreads
16169737FBI Special Agent Kate O’Hare is known for her fierce dedication and discipline on the job, chasing down the world’s most wanted criminals and putting them behind bars. Her boss thinks she is tenacious and ambitious; her friends think she is tough, stubborn, and maybe even a bit obsessed. And while Kate has made quite a name for herself for the past five years, the only name she’s cared about is Nicolas Fox—an international crook she wants in more ways than one.

Audacious, handsome, and dangerously charming, Nicolas Fox is a natural con man, notorious for running elaborate scams on very high-profile people. At first he did it for the money. Now he does it for the thrill. He knows that the FBI has been hot on his trail—particularly Kate O’Hare, who has been watching his every move. For Nick, there’s no greater rush than being pursued by a beautiful woman . . . even one who aims to lock him up. But just when it seems that Nicolas Fox has been captured for good, he pulls off his greatest con of all: he convinces the FBI to offer him a job, working side by side with Special Agent Kate O’Hare.

Problem is, teaming up to stop a corrupt investment banker who’s hiding on a private island in Indonesia is going to test O’Hare’s patience and Fox’s skill. Not to mention the skills of their ragtag team made up of flamboyant actors, wanted wheelmen, and Kate’s dad. High-speed chases, pirates, and Toblerone bars are all in a day’s work . . . if O’Hare and Fox don’t kill each other first.

Why?

I have loved Janet Evanovich for years! Her Stephanie Plum series got me hooked. She has such a wit to her writing, but at the same time is a damn good story teller. I’m not sure that I have ever read Lee Goldberg’s books but I am sure the combination will be fantastic. The Heist sounds a bit like the TV show White Collar which just peeks my interest even more. And yes I am sure the book will be incredibly predictable, but I am also sure that ride will be so funny and action packed. CAN’T WAIT! Even though I’m sure the trailer doesn’t give the book justice.

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