Lovable ne’er-do-well Delilah Dirk is an Indiana Jones for the 19th century. She has traveled to Japan, Indonesia, France, and even the New World. Using the skills she’s picked up on the way, Delilah’s adventures continue as she plots to rob a rich and corrupt Sultan in Constantinople. With the aid of her flying boat and her newfound friend, Selim, she evades the Sultan’s guards, leaves angry pirates in the dust, and fights her way through the countryside. For Delilah, one adventure leads to the next in this thrilling and funny installment in her exciting life.
Determined to focus on work rather than books, as his father had, twelve-year-old Patrick Waters leaves Belfast as a steward on the Titanic, but the very wealthy Harry Widener arranges to tutor him, drawing Patrick into association with thieves seeking Harry’s very rare edition of Francis Bacon’s Essays.
King Abbas apppears to get caught up in the schemes of three thieves but he has a few tricks of his own and ultimately saves his kingdom from starvation.
Based on the Brothers Grimm’s Clever Elsie. When Mother and Father Bear go off to look after Grandmother Bear, they leave twins Jonas and Juniper to take care of the house and field chores, warning them to beware of thieves. In this retelling of a classic story Jonas and Juniper go through many misadventures at home before having an encounter with thieves who are no match for the simple, but good-hearted twins.
Rail and Moa are thieves in a city of chaos. For as long as anyone can remember, Orokos has been lashed by probability storms, violent tempests that change whatever they touch.