Release Date: May 27th, 2008
Genre: Young Adult-Contemporary
Source: I own a copy of this book.
Blurb from Goodreads: My name is Danielle. I’m eighteen. I’ve been stealing things for as long as I can remember.
Dani has been trained as a thief by the best–her mother. Together, they move from town to town, targeting wealthy homes and making a living by stealing antique silver. They never stay in one place long enough to make real connections, real friends–a real life.
In the beach town of Heaven, though, everything changes. For the first time, Dani starts to feel at home. She’s making friends and has even met a guy. But these people can never know the real Dani–because of who she is. When it turns out that her new friend lives in the house they’ve targeted for their next job and the cute guy is a cop, Dani must question where her loyalties lie: with the life she’s always known–or the one she’s always wanted.
Review: Well, this went better than the last Elizabeth Scott book I read. I do think it’s time I pack it in with this author though and call it a day. We just aren’t meshing well together. Stealing Heaven wasn’t a bad book if you are looking for something cutesy, corny, and over the top. It is all of those things and more. Sometimes I don’t mind books like that. Anyone that watches romantic comedies knows what I mean. This book is exactly like that but WAYYYYY overboard. To the point it’s almost hard to suspend disbelief. Why? Because of some of the dialogue between Dani and Greg–the love interest.
Dani is a thief and Greg is a cop. She meets him in line for donuts. No, I am not kidding. The way the author describes him at first, he does not seem attractive at all. He has wonky hair, crooked teeth, and he speaks in an incredibly cheesy manner.