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The Lies of Locke Lamora is unique and amazing fantasy novel by Scott Lynch. It follows Locke,
a con man, who steals money from the rich with his gang of thieves, the Gentlemen Bastards.
The story has two timelines, one following Locke in the present, and one in the past when Locke
was just a mere boy. As Locke gives his cut to his boss Capa Barsavi while not telling how much
money he really makes as the Thorn of Cammor, Lock’s life turns upside down when a Gray
Six of Crows, the first in a fantasy duology by Leigh Bardugo.
Summary: Kaz Brekker, an infamous criminal and the commander of a gang, has just been offered the greatest heist he’ll ever get in his life. It’s enough money for him to seek out the revenge he has been waiting for all his life. There’s just one problem: the target is in the Ice Court, the most secure building in the world. In order to pull off this heist, he needs a team.
Six of Crows is the first book in a duology written by Leigh Bardugo. It is set in the same universe as a previous series by Bardugo, the Shadow and Bone trilogy. Six of Crows follows Kaz Brekker, a notorious thief and his crew, known as the Crows. Kaz is tasked with completing an impossible heist in order to rescue a scientist from the impenetrable Ice Court.
Kaz Brekker is the worst of the worst in the Barrel, where all the thieves and thugs lie. His harrowing past has made him cruel beyond belief, and he’s known for being able to steal anything. When a prospering merchant offers him thirty million Kruge to hold the biggest heist of his life, he has no other option but to take it. Forming a team with a marksman who loves high risks, a treasonous convict barely surviving, a nationalistic witch with heartrending powers, a wealthy dealer’s son, and an assassin that survived the pleasure houses, Kaz sets his eyes on his biggest job yet.