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Charlie Howard is a mystery novelist who freelances as a burglar, or maybe he is a thief who writes on the side. His books aren’t selling as well as he would like. Charlie Howard doesn't just write books about a career thief, he also happens to be on. n Amsterdam working on his latest novel, Charlie is approached by a mysterious American who asks him to steal two apparently worthless monkey figurines from two separate addresses on the same night.

Synopsis: Charlie Howard doesn’t just write books about a career thief, he also happens to be one. In Amsterdam working on his latest novel, Charlie is approached by a mysterious American who asks him to steal two apparently worthless monkey figurines from two separate addresses on the same night. At first he says no. Then he changes his mind.

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CHRIS EWAN is a lawyer specializing in the film industry. Series: Good Thief's Guide (Book 1). Paperback: 240 pages. Publisher: Minotaur Books (April 28, 2009).

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After that, I went back inside the newsagents and bought a strip of tram tickets p right outside the shop and I waited there for just a handful of minutes until a three carriage street tram arrived. I boarded the tram and stamped two of my ticket coupons and then I rode the short distance to Leidseplein. From Leidseplein I walked east, past the crowded tourist bars and restaurants and the canal-side casino, into the entranceway to Vondelpark.

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Opilar
The first book in the series featuring Charlie Howard, author (of mystery novels) and thief. He is recruited to steal two figurines (Speak No Evil and Hear No Evil), apparently worthless. The may who recruited him is quickly murdered, and Howard comes under immediate suspicion of something by the Amsterdam police. Charlie has to figure out (a) why the figurines are valuable; (b) who is after him; (c) who killed his "employer;" among other things. The plot is quite nice, Ewan writes well. Charlie is a reasonably likable character (even if he does tend to suggest another thief whose initials are B.R.). The resolution is also well-done, if fairly obvious. The one problem I had was that the denouement, in which Charlie gathers all those concerned (including the police) in an abandoned warehouse to explain things, takes almost the last 20% of the book. Frankly, that was way too long. Overall, a good start to the series. (I earlier read, quite out of order, The Good Thief's Guide to Berlin.)
Kifer
First, as always, is the story. In this case, the author wrote one of the most creative mysteries I've ever read, with an engaging "detective" character unlike no other. In addition to the very creative premise are great characters and a wonderful sense of humor.

I purchased this with the Amazon WhisperSync audio book. The narrator, Simon Vance was amazing: funny, erudite, and utterly charming. Every character was unique and believable, almost as if the book were voiced by a complete cast. Vance has won many awards for his voice work, and if this is any indication, they were very well deserved.

Completely unique and completely charming. Plus, the international setting gave it great interest. Highly recommended, especially if you purchase the WhisperSync bundle.
Rich Vulture
The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam is the first book in Chris Ewan's series about Charles Howard, the author of a bestselling series of books about a thief who just happens to be a thief himself: I can't tell you how much I love this idea. Needless to say, the book is set in Amsterdam, where Charles runs into problems with both of his careers, though the focus is naturally on the illegal side of his life. The only other character who's likely to show up in subsequent books is his editor, a woman he's never met but whom he tells all to on the phone. Charles also runs into a con man who makes a good character and who I can see possibly showing up again if he doesn't mind traveling: the next book in the series is set in Paris. I was prepared to love the book because of its setup and instead just liked it a lot: enough that I'll be reading more in the series. I'm also eager to read the author's stand-alone thriller Safe House.

-- Debra Hamel
Cerana
I've read the "Good Thief" books set in Amsterdam, Paris, and Venice. In fact, I chose the series because I like novels set in some of my favorite cities. The author makes good use of the unique features of the settings. The main character, Charlie, is both a mystery writer and a thief and uses his skills interchangeably.

I agree with some of the other reviews in finding fault with sloppy editing although the errors aren't nearly as prevalent as in many other books I've read lately. I get really ticked when I have to stop reading and untangle sentences to understand what's happening. Lack of editing is rampant, especially in self-published books. The writer owes his reader his/her best effort.

These books are a fun, light read with some international escapism thrown into the story.
Iell
The book is excellent, but the editing is horrible. It looks as though someone dictated using speech-recognition software, because words sometimes appear as their homonyms (e.g. "scene" for "seen"). On the other hand, perhaps someone used old-fashioned dictation and a lousy typist, because one character is described as "gurning" when "grinning" is clearly meant. There are typos everywhere, as well as randomly hyphenated words (apparently where words were broken across two lines in a manuscript but aren't so onscreen). It's annoyingly distracting, interrupting one's immersion in the plot as well as one's enjoyment of the language. I'm now trying to decide whether to risk buying more Chris Ewan books for Kindle. Mr. Ewan, if you're reading this, please tell Amazon to quit tarnishing your reputation with cheapo editing! I'd rather pay more for a halfway decent text.
Wanenai
I loved this book! I couldn't put it down until my eyes were burning. A lookat the clock told me it was after 4 am. I can't tell you the last time I had that happen. I didn't figure the plot out before the end-another thing that seldom happens. I got wrapped up in the descriptions of the dampness, the rooms and the young woman that is an important part of the story. Before long I realized that no one is what they seem. I refuse to give away the plot. Suffice to say that this is an excellent read and well worth the price!
Ferne
This book is written in an engaging style. I liked it up until the end. The ending itself (who did it) was fine but the author fell back on a Hercule Poirot type ending where everyone is called into a room and told the story of the crimes. I think that's cheating in a way.
I cannot say it was perfect but it was a good, fast- paced read that kept me entertained.
Certainly worth shelling out for and it wasn't far off a 5 star.
I will certainly try his other books in this series and if they are good as this, I have a treat in store!
The Good Thief's Guide to Amsterdam download epub
Mystery
Author: chris-ewan
ISBN: 1902421221
Category: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Subcategory: Mystery
Language: English
Publisher: Long Barn Books (2007)
Pages: 240 pages