Royal Heist




      Royal Heist
High adventure, furious plotting, blackmail and betrayal The Colonel is rumoured to have masterminded several of the most successful robberies in the UK over the last forty years But who is he Edward de Jersey, now a wealthy man, owns a very successful racing yard and stud farm and his pride and joy is his horse, Royal Flush, who he has always dreamed will one day win the Derby But de Jersey s luck runs out when his trusted financial advisor invests his fortune in a fledgling Internet Company that goes bust, leaving de Jersey with no capital and mounting debts In danger of losing everything, De Jersey resurrects his criminal past, turning to the Internet to find a team of specialists who will help him pull off the most audacious heist in history. Best Read Royal Heist [ by ] Lynda La Plante [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – heartforum.co.uk

Lynda La Plante born Lynda Titchmarsh is a British author, screenwriter, and erstwhile actress her performances in Rentaghost and other programmes were under her stage name of Lynda Marchal , best known for writing the Prime Suspect television crime series.Her first TV series as a scriptwriter was the six part robbery series Widows, in 1983, in which the widows of four armed robbers carry out a heist planned by their deceased husbands.In 1991 ITV released Prime Suspect which has now run to seven series and stars Helen Mirren as DCI Jane Tennison In the United States Prime Suspect airs on PBS as part of the anthology program Mystery In 1993 La Plante won an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America for her work on the series In 1992 she wrote at TV movie called Seekers, starring Brenda Fricker and Josette Simon, produced by Sarah Lawson.She formed her own television production company, La Plante Productions, in 1994 and as La Plante Productions she wrote and produced the sequel to Widows, the equally gutsy She s Out ITV, 1995 The name La Plante comes from her marriage to writer Richard La Plante, author of the book Mantis and Hog Fever La Plante divorced Lynda in the early 1990s.Her output continued with The Governor ITV 1995 96 , a series focusing on the female governor of a high security prison, and was followed by a string of ratings pulling miniseries the psycho killer nightmare events of Trial Retribution ITV 1997 , the widows revenge of the murders of their husbands children Bella Mafia 1997 starring Vanessa Redgrave , the undercover police unit operations of Supply and Demand ITV 1998 , videogame internet murder mystery Killer Net Channel 4 1998 and the female criminal profiler cases of Mind Games ITV 2001.Two additions to the Trial and Retribution miniseries were broadcast during 2006.

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  • Royal Heist
  • Lynda La Plante
  • English
  • 24 March 2017
  • 7814000602 Edition Language English Other Editions 20

10 thoughts on “ Royal Heist

  1. Ilze says:

    I actually started reading this book with a mind to make my way through it slowly But once you ve taken a gamble on Edward de Jersey anything can happen Royal Flush, as the name implies, is a gamble as well as the highest card you can play in Poker In addition to being the title of the book, it s a horse s name and maybe even a play on the Royal s flush once they had a brush with Edward de Jersey The story is weaved in such an intricate, artistic way the reader cannot help break out in a swea I actually started reading this book with a mind to make my way through it slowly But once you ve taken a gamble on Edward de Jersey anything can happen Royal Flush, as the name implies, is a gamble as well as the highest card you can play in Poker In addition to being the title of the book, it s a horse s name and maybe even a play on the Royal s flush once they had a brush with Edward de Jersey The story is weaved in such an intricate, artistic way the r...

  2. Lainy says:

    Blurb from goodreadsHigh adventure, furious plotting, blackmail and betrayal The Colonel is rumoured to have masterminded several of the most successful robberies in the UK over the last forty years But who is he Edward de Jersey, now a wealthy man, owns a very successful racing yard and stud farm and his pride and joy is his horse, Royal Flush, who he has always dreamed will one day win the Derby But de Jersey s luck runs out when his trusted financial advisor invests his fortune in a fl Blurb from goodreadsHigh adventure, furious plotting, blackmail and betrayal The Colonel is rumoured to have masterminded several of the most successful robberies in the UK over the last forty years But who is he Edward de Jersey, now a wealthy man, owns a very successful racing yard and stud farm and his pride and joy is his horse, Royal Flush, who he has always dreamed will one day win the Derby But de Jersey s luck runs out when his trusted financial advisor invests his fortune in a fledgling internet company which goes bust, leaving de Jersey with no capital and mounting debts In danger of losing everything, De Jersey resurrects his criminal past, t...

  3. MJ says:

    This is fake writing This is all she was still beautiful after 20 yrs of marriage and he, the strong silent type who never talks about his past,sweeps her off her feet and carries her to bed Ridiculous When his past henchmen started calling him C...

  4. Kingfan30 says:

    I have heard of Lynda La Plante but never actually read anything by her This started out a bit slowly but soon picked to a point I struggled to put it down Im not going to lie, it s a bit cheesy in places and I did groan a few times, however I liked the fact this was written following the bad guys point of view, rather than the normal detective or cops point of view that seemscommon...

  5. Richard Danks says:

    I found some of La Plante s detective series very average but improving significantly in her subsequent ones And unlike many reviewers who disliked this book, I found it to be well thought out, fast paced and thoroughly absorbing In fact, I found it hard to put down There were no long drawn out passages, no endless list of names making it hard to remember who is who, and none of those annoyingly frustrating situations where we have to wait for many ...

  6. Erica Eybers says:

    Urgh.thought would have been interesting, but the main caracter was a dissapointment ending really dull, had an exciting feeling and then it just went poof.

  7. Cherie Melbourne says:

    I really enjoyed this story I couldn t put it down

  8. Shelle Mondon says:

    I loved this book There is no suspense in who did it but lots of suspense in determining if they are going to get away with it I fell in love with Edward De Jersey even though he was a bad guy.

  9. Michael Oezil says:

    3 stats because the ending was abysmal Otherwise not a bad book to read

  10. Robert Beveridge says:

    Lynda LaPlante, Royal Heist Random House, 2004 It took me about a year and a half to read Royal Heist Not continuously, of course I started it back in December of 2007, struggled through the first few chapters, and when it had to go back to the library, didn t renew it Here comes 2009, and I m going through my backlist cleaning it out, so I put the book on hold again and pick up where I left off I get questions about that sort of thing Honestly, I don t find it any harder to do that after Lynda LaPlante, Royal Heist Random House, 2004 It took me about a year and a half to read Royal Heist Not continuously, of course I started it back in December of 2007, struggled through the first few chapters, and when it had to go back to the library, didn...

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