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Heist Royale

The enemies to lovers sequel to Waterstones prize-winning Thieves' Gambit

Book #2 of Thieves' Gambit

About The Book

Love is an impossible mission . . . the enemy is everywhere in the pulse-pounding follow-up to international heist sensation, Thieves' Gambit, winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize for Older Readers 2024. For fans of Jennifer Lynn Barnes and Suzanne Collins. *Pre-order now*

Six months into working for the Gambit, Ross is reeling from the betrayals of the competition – focusing all her hatred on Devroe – the lover she thought she could trust. On a new heist that takes her across continents, Ross encounters a rival gang stopping her every move. Devroe's mother is at the heart of this dangerous feud and he must decide where his loyalties lie, before there are deadly consequences . . .

​Praise for Thieves' Gambit:

'A propulsive, high-octane thriller that kept me guessing until the very end. Full of breathtaking heists, complex relationships, high-stakes tension, and characters I would follow anywhere, Thieves’ Gambit gripped me from the first page, and never let go. You won’t want to stop reading.'
Alex Aster, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Lightlark

'Thieves' Gambit is a masterpiece! I love everything about this book from the twists and turns to the international settings and the characters. Kayvion Lewis has created a fast paced and dramatic story that had me addicted from beginning to end.'
Natasha Bowen bestselling author of Skin of the Sea

'This fast-paced heist thriller is incredibly assured with a blockbuster feel: highly cinematic' Observer

'A pulse-pounding thriller … addictive' B&N Reads

'Readers will experience the best kind of whiplash as the story moves from one heist to the next. A fast-paced roller coaster of a read' Kirkus Reviews

'Fresh descriptions of varied backdrops, including the Bahamas, Cairo, and France, elucidate wanderlust vibes in this edge-of-the-seat thriller' Publishers Weekly

'The high-octane stakes will appeal to fans of Jennifer Lynn Barnes and Ally Carter, and the twisty plotting is reminiscent of Ocean’s 8. This new teen criminal will steal hearts' Booklist

About The Author

KAYVION LEWIS is a young adult author of all things escapist and high-octane. A former youth services librarian, she’s been working with young readers and kidlit since she was sixteen. When she’s not writing, she’s breaking out of escape rooms, jumping out of airplanes, and occasionally running away to mountain retreats to study kung fu. Though she’s originally from Louisiana, and often visits her family in The Bahamas, these days you can find her in New York – at least until she takes off on her next adventure.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Children's UK (November 13, 2024)
  • Length: 368 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781398526747
  • Ages: 14 - 99

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