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Medici Heist

On sale

6th August 2024

Price: £24.99

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Selected: Audiobook Downloadable / ISBN-13: 9781405559751

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‘A stunning debut. Weaving together a cast of loveable rogues, a richly detailed historical setting, and a cinematic thrill ride of a story, Medici Heist knocked us flat!’
The Duffer Brothers, creators of Netflix’s STRANGER THINGS

Welcome to Florence, 1517, a world of intrigue and opulence, murder and betrayal.
Sharp-witted conwoman Rosa Cellini arrives in the city the same day that the Medici Pope, Leo X, returns to take up the reins of power. This is not a coincidence. The new Pope is extorting a mountain of indulgence money from the people of Florence to bolster his power and standing, and Rosa has a plan to take it back.

To pull off the Renaissance’s greatest robbery, she’ll recruit a team of highly skilled misfits: Sarra the tinkerer, Khalid the fighter, and Giacomo, the irrepressible master of disguise. But as the authorities draw closer and the Medici’s noose pulls tighter around the land, old secrets resurface and tensions in the group start to flare. What began as a robbery could be the key to saving the city itself – if Rosa and company don’t destroy each other first.

Get ready for an absolute swashbuckling riot, beginning with a ‘mud’ pie to the Pope’s face, and ending with a climactic heist that would give Danny Ocean a run for his money. Bursting with action, Medici Heist is your next un-put-downable obsession.

Reviews

Sarah Rees Brennan, author of Long Live Evil
Clever turns of phrase, cleverer schemes. You don't want to miss the most brilliant heist of several centuries
Ngozi Ukazu, author of Check, Please!
If you've ever wanted to hold a fun, daring, historically rich heist movie in the palm of your hands - pick up this book.
The Duffer Brothers, creators of Netflix's STRANGER THINGS
A stunning debut for Caitlin Schneiderhan. Weaving together a cast of loveable rogues, a richly detailed historical setting, and a cinematic thrill ride of a story, Medici Heist knocked us flat. Let's hope this is the first of many epic adventures for Rosa and her crew - because we need more!
Lauren Shippen, author of The Bright Sessions series and podcast
I was thrilled by the expertly planned heist, inspired by the ragtag crew of Davids standing up to Goliath, and utterly charmed by the relationships that bloomed between these unforgettable characters. Whether you love scrappy heroes, chosen families, swoon-worthy romances, or heart-pounding action, Medici Heist has it all.
Adriana Mather, NYT Bestselling Author of How to Hang a Witch
[A] brilliantly plotted adventure! Medici Heist is a fun, rollicking escapade through Renaissance Florence that will leave you wanting more
Mackenzi Lee, NYT Bestselling Author of The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue
I can't remember the last time I had as much fun with a book as I did with MEDICI HEIST. Caitlin Schneiderhan takes readers on a wild, sumptuous tour of historical Florence, packed with cinematic action and helmed by a gang of lovable misfits and outsiders who come together to pull off an impossible heist. I couldn't put this down!