Review Reblog: “Thief’s Odyssey” by John L. Monk

Carol Kean has knocked me out with this amazing, hilarious, COOL review. Wow.

I think I’m going to re-read it now…

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Cover Art by Keith Draws https://keithdraws.wordpress.com/

John L Monk blogs:

Two years ago, I wrote Thief’s Odyssey from a sense of frustration with Hollywood movies that depict thieves … I wanted to write the kind of story that really fleshed out the myth of the “Master Thief.”  Someone who looks at what he does as almost an art, does it for the challenge alone, and isn’t constantly promising his girlfriend, “This is the last job, baby, I swear…then we’ll get that white picket fence.”  I also wanted to show realistic depictions of safecracking, lock picking, the bypassing of alarms, hacking, identity theft, and even smuggling.

One of my big inspirations when writing Thief’s Odyssey was Bill Mason’s non-fiction memoir, Confessions of a Master Jewel Thief — highly recommended.

DISCLAIMER #1: I did not want to like this book. Americans are notorious for their love affair with outlaws, and in…

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2 responses to “Review Reblog: “Thief’s Odyssey” by John L. Monk

  1. You: “Carol Kean has knocked me out with this amazing, hilarious, COOL review. Wow.” Me: Now you know the real reason I write book reviews: I’m forever fishing for compliments like this one. Ha ha (thanks!)

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