Books by Chris Ewan

DEAD LINE by Chris Ewan
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Aug. 5, 2014

"This character-driven thriller by the author of the breezy Charlie Howard series (The Good Thief's Guide to Berlin, 2013, etc.) maintains a nice sense of pace and tension and has a handful of satisfying twists."
A savvy security expert tries to deal with a ruthless gang of kidnappers while protecting a deep and damaging secret. Read full book review >
THE GOOD THIEF'S GUIDE TO BERLIN by Chris Ewan
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Aug. 6, 2013

"Charlie's fifth romp (The Good Thief's Guide To Venice, 2011, etc.) rests much on the charm of its hero, which can at times wear thin."
Charlie Howard witnesses a murder, but since there's no body, nobody believes him. Read full book review >
SAFE HOUSE by Chris Ewan
Released: Dec. 11, 2012

"Ewan (The Good Thief's Guide to Venice, 2011, etc.) delivers with an amped-up first-person narrative from the appealing Rob and a swift, if shaggy, plot."
A London private eye helps a distraught accident victim prove his implausible story. Read full book review >
THE GOOD THIEF'S GUIDE TO VENICE by Chris Ewan
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Aug. 16, 2011

"Ewan's fourth Charlie Howard romp moves briskly, relying once more on the boyish charm of its roguish narrator-hero."
Every time the gentleman thief tries to get out, they pull him back in! Read full book review >
THE GOOD THIEF’S GUIDE TO VEGAS by Chris Ewan
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Aug. 17, 2010

"As in his previous two outings (The Good Thief's Guide to Paris, 2008, etc.), Charlie's cheeky first-person narrative keeps his caper nicely afloat through numerous shaggy episodes, though sometimes Ewan is too infatuated with the sound of his own voice."
A player gets played. Read full book review >
THE GOOD THIEF’S GUIDE TO PARIS by Chris Ewan
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Nov. 11, 2008

"A feast for the amoral, but how many readers will take to a protagonist who unhesitatingly frames a friend in order to save his own hide?"
A tutorial in larceny leads to a study in homicide. Read full book review >
THE GOOD THIEF’S GUIDE TO AMSTERDAM by Chris Ewan
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Nov. 15, 2007

"A decent first effort, even if Charlie Howard can't yet carry Bernie Rhodenbarr's lock-picks."
A gentleman thief gets involved with the Amsterdam cops. Read full book review >