Thick as Thieves

October 31, 2020
Thick as Thieves

In this tantalizing thriller from a #1 New YorkTimes bestselling author, a woman uncovers lifelong secrets asshe searches for the truth behind her father's involvement in aheist gone wrong.Twenty years ago in the dead of night, four seemingly randomindividuals pulled the ultimate heist and almost walked away withhalf a million dollars. But by daybreak, their plan had been shotto hell. One of them was in the hospital. One was in jail. One wasdead. And one got away with it.Arden Maxwell, the daughter of the man who disappeared all thoseyears ago — presumably with the money, after murdering hisaccomplice — has never reconciled with her father's abandonment ofher and her sister. After countless personal setbacks she decidesto return to her family home near mysterious Caddo Lake, andfinally get answers to the many questions that torment her. Littledoes she know, two of her father's co-conspirators — a war hero anda corrupt district attorney — are watching her every move.Ledge Burnet, a rebellious teen at the time of the heist, evadedhis jail sentence by enlisting in the army. Now he's back in townto care for his ailing father — and to keep his eye on the county'scorrupt district attorney, whom he suspects was the real murderer.Although the two are bound to silence because of the crime theycommitted together, each has spent years waiting and hoping thatthe other will make a fatal misstep. But the arrival of theirelusive accomplice's daughter, Arden, who may know more about themissing money than she's telling, sets them both on red alert. Sheignites Ledge's determination to expose the D.A.'s treachery . . .and sparks a desire he wishes to deny.