Thick as Thieves

Thick as Thieves

A Queen's Thief Novel

Book - 2017 | First edition.
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Discover the world of the Queen's Thief

Thick as Thieves is the eagerly anticipated new stand-alone novel set in the world of the Queen's Thief. New York Times-bestselling author Megan Whalen Turner's entrancing and award-winning Queen's Thief novels bring to life the world of the epics and feature one of the most charismatic and incorrigible characters of fiction, Eugenides the thief. Megan Whalen Turner's Queen's Thief novels are rich with political machinations and intrigue, battles lost and won, dangerous journeys, divine intervention, power, passion, revenge, and deception. Perfect for fans of Leigh Bardugo, Marie Lu, Patrick Rothfuss, and George R. R. Martin.

Kamet, a secretary and slave to his Mede master, has the ambition and the means to become one of the most powerful people in the Empire. But with a whispered warning the future he envisioned is wrenched away, and he is forced onto a very different path. Set in the world of the Queen's Thief, this epic adventure sees an ordinary hero take on an extraordinary mission. The Queen's Thief novels have been praised by writers, critics, reviewers, and fans, and have been honored with glowing reviews, "best of" citations, and numerous awards, including the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, a Newbery Honor, the Andre Norton Award shortlist, and the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award. Discover and rediscover the stand-alone companion stories The Thief, The Queen of Attolia, The King of Attolia, and A Conspiracy of Kings, all epic novels set in the world of the Queen's Thief. Thick as Thieves includes two maps, a map of the world of the Queen's Thief, and a map of Kamet's journey.

"The Queen's Thief books awe and inspire me. They have the feel of a secret, discovered history of real but forgotten lands. The plot-craft is peerless, the revelations stunning, and the characters flawed, cunning, heartbreaking, exceptional. Megan Whalen Turner's books have a permanent spot on my favorites shelf, with space waiting for more books to come."--Laini Taylor, New York Times-bestselling author of the Daughter of Smoke and Bone novels and Strange the Dreamer

"Unforgettable characters, plot twists that will make your head spin, a world rendered in elegant detail--you will fall in love with every page of these stories. Megan Whalen Turner writes vivid, immersive, heartbreaking fantasy that will leave you desperate to return to Attolia again and again."--Leigh Bardugo, #1 New York Times-bestselling author of Six of Crows and Crooked Kingdom

"Megan Whalen Turner has constructed a clever world filled with suspense and intrigue and characters that will never be forgotten. Once you dive into the world of the Queen's Thief, prepare to have your life stolen from you until you finish them all." --Joelle Charbonneau, New York Times-bestselling author of the Testing trilogy

Publisher: New York : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2017]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780062568243
Branch Call Number: YA FIC Turne
Characteristics: 336 pages : maps ; 24 cm.


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Aug 09, 2018

This book was enjoyable to read, though less intriguing as the rest of the series. This is my all time favorite series, and Thick as Thieves is the weakest book so far. Having said that, I read the book in 2 sittings. The last book in the series, "The Return of the Thief" is supposed to be released in March 2019, and I am excited for the focus of the series to return to the strongest character, Gen. I love all the characters in this series and have mixed emotions about it coming to an end!

Aug 31, 2017

I really liked this, although it took me awhile to get into it. I think that was because I couldn't remember the other books very well. I enjoyed the end more than the beginning and middle but the growing friendship between the two main characters was heartwarming and I liked the poetry. Also, NO ROMANCE in a YA book ... must be one of the only books out there without it! It was refreshing, actually, to read a story about friendship, politics, adventure and not a hint of romance. And this is coming from someone who loves romance.

I hope she continues to write books set in this world because I've liked them all.

I recommend these books for teens and adults alike.

Aug 10, 2017

A note of thanks to the author for not writing a f**king tome to tell a story.

Took me forever to finish but once I sat down and read a few chapters in a row, I couldn't stop. I really enjoyed how Kamet and Costis' relationship was fully realized towards the end, particularly because they seemed more like acquaintances forced by circumstances to travel together during the majority of the book. I thought it was a nice contrast and feelings appeared more sincere and with greater depth. Glad to see some of the old characters making an appearance as well.

Jul 09, 2017

The first books in this series were wonderful. This is a really good book, but it didn't live up to expectations.

Jun 30, 2017

While I am quite fond of the other books in the Queen's Thief series, I found this one less than satisfying. The plot twist was no surprise, and the main character was hard to like. The main conflict (if you can call it that) was never very well explained, and I kind of forgot about it. It turned out to have very little effect on anything, and overall, I felt that there was a lack of a plot. I kept seeing things that I thought would be developed into interesting twists, but they were discounted or left completely unexplained. Eugenides is seen only briefly, and he does not seem at all like the Gen I liked in the first book.

Jun 15, 2017

I love this series! They always have such twists at the end. That said, this one wasn't as good as usual. I guessed the identity of the Attolian quite soon, although I didn't remember his name exactly. (I really do need to reread the books :) Also, I did NOT like the way Eugenides was portrayed in this book. I understand that we are seeing it from Kamet's point of view, but Eugenides is too much and there isn't enough time to see how he was working behind the scenes. Not bad, but could have been better. I still liked it, though and read it in one sitting.

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