The Thieves’ Gambit

Kayvion Lewis

This fast paced heist teen thriller is perfect for fans of The Hunger Games, Oceans 11 and Squid Game!

Rosalyn Quest is 17 and comes from a legendary family of thieves with 1 rule – trust no-one! She wants a normal life and enrols in a gymnastics summer camp but when her mother is kidnapped the only way to get the money for her release is to win the Thieves’ Gambit. And to win, the competitors will do whatever it takes. The challenges see the thieves travel across the globe, working together or against each other to complete and win each challenge. The winner of the Gambit gets to wish for whatever they like… Will Ross’ archnemesis from school be a help or a hindrance? Where the others use violence, Ross uses her quick thinking and skills to outwit her opponents. Can she trust anyone, especially the handsome Devroe…

This story has plenty of plot-twists to keep you on your toes!! The ending definitely makes you want more and with a film to come this is a series to get into. A totally gripping read which we recommend!

Published by Simon & Schuster YA, 2023 (384 pages)

Reviewed by Tash Hyde