Perfect Scoundrels

Perfect Scoundrels

Book - 2013
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When feisty teenaged thief Kat's on-again off-again boyfriend, Hale, suddenly inherits his family's billion dollar company, Kat gets a tip-off that the will is a fake.
Publisher: New York : Disney/Hyperion Books, c2013.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781423166009
1423166000
Characteristics: 328 p. ; 22 cm.

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Smile1234_0
Jul 20, 2015

Katarina Bishop and W.W. Hale the fifth were born to lead completely different lives. Kat comes from a long, proud line of loveable criminal masterminds, while Hale is a member of one of the most seemingly perfect family in the world. If their families have one thing in common, it's that they both know how to stay under the radar while getting, or stealing, whatever they want. No matter the risk, the Bishops always keep their word, but in Hale's family or close friends, all bets are off when money is on the line. When Hale unexpectedly inherits his grandmother's billion dollar corporation, he quickly learns that there's no place for Kat and their old heists in his new role. But Kat keeps trying to get him back, especially after she gets informed that his grandmother's will might have been altered in an elaborate con to steal the company's fortune. Kat comes up with a plan that only the she, her friends and family would dare attempt. I give this book a 5 out of 5 stars because it was so good I could not put it down.

layna14 Aug 06, 2014

Hmmm... what's the word I'm looking for? Oh, right.

PERFECT.

This is my favorite book of the Heist Society series. It's got the action, it's got the romance, it's got the suspense and confusing plot twists that have you saying "OMG, I NEVER SAW IT COMING!" by the end, but most of all, it has Kat's family.

I absolutely love her family, and we got to meet so many of them in this book! It was amazing to see them come together to help Hale, and ultimately, Kat. If this is the last book of this series, I shall weep until I die of dehydration.

No joke!

READITREADITREADIT

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jomac_05
Jul 27, 2014

tHE SUSPENSE. ;A;A; i just had to read this, HALE.

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red_alligator_3484
Jun 02, 2014

this was my favorite Ally Carter book and I've read all of her books. I hope she makes more for this series.

This book really impressed me. Most of the time I find myself disappointed with sequels and series to this type of book but Ally Carter pulled it off! By focusing the story on Hale the Fifth and his family it shook up the usual plot line and amused readers!

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Camryn10
Jul 09, 2013

Another great entry into the Heist Society series! Brilliant storytelling and pacing. You don't want to miss this!

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yamie202
Jun 07, 2013

As usual I loved this book so much and it's just so great I can't add anything more.

Kdmullerspy Jun 05, 2013

Awesome book!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We learned a lot more about Hale.

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LibrarianMichelle
May 20, 2013

Check out a Heist Society/Gallagher Girls crossover novella for free at http://spiesandthieves.com/ !

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steph1068
Apr 14, 2013

I've enjoyed all the Heist books - they're always fun, and a quick read. This one didn't have as much action as the others, but we do learn more about Hale, and who doesn't enjoy that? I'm wondering when we're going to find out what the W.W. stands for...

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Vanilla_Chai
Aug 23, 2014

Vanilla_Chai thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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Camryn10
Jul 09, 2013

Camryn10 thinks this title is suitable for 11 years and over

Violet_Cat_929 Jun 06, 2013

Violet_Cat_929 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 11

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Camryn10
Jul 09, 2013

Other: A teen who's a main character gets drunk, though this is frowned upon.

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Camryn10
Jul 09, 2013

Sexual Content: Some kissing.

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hhrgrock
Apr 01, 2013

"Show time!"- Gabrielle

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anniewon
Feb 21, 2013

"So, you know, kid, according to thief culture, if your going to court Kat, you now owe me two dozen goats."

"It's a dozen," Eddie corrected.

"Yeah, but Kat's worth two," Hamish said with a wink.

Through it all, Hale said nothing.Then, finally, he smiled. "I'm afraid I'm all out of goats at the moment, but I've got some ruby cuff links you can have."

"No." Bobby shook his head. "It's goats or nothing."

"Sorry, Kat." Hale shrugged disappointed. "It was fun while it lasted."

"Don't look at me." Kat threw up her hands. "I'm officially ignoring all of you."

-Bobby Bishop talking to Hale.

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