New Release: Thief’s Odyssey

Can’t wait to read this one!

John L. Monk

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

Two years ago, I wrote Thief’s Odyssey from a sense of frustration with Hollywood movies that depict thieves. Often they were bang-bang bank robbery stories (tons of them), had overly elaborate stories relying on a magical hacker to open the vault (Die Hard), the steps involved in breaking in somewhere were impossibly timed (Hudson Hawk, Oceans 11-25), or the breaking-in relied on a lot of messy destruction and vandalism (The Score).

By the way, I loved Hudson Hawk and The Score.  But 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’re get that white picket fence.” …

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