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Author: Peter Craig Narrator: Stephen Hoye Publisher: Random House Audio Audio Length: Release Date: January 2004 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781415912768

Publisher Description

Peter Craig reworks the genre in this fast-paced and intelligent thriller about a father and son team of grifters and the female con artist who comes between them. Kevin's dad Jerry, a master of identity theft with a specialty in stolen credit card statements, teaches his son everything he knows. Always on the look out for the big score, the two move from one seedy motel to another. When they meet the teenage Colette, she's already a street-smart and able grifter whose goal is to con her way into the high society. Soon enough she becomes Jerry's girlfriend, but no sooner than he is arrested, she's got her eye on Kevin. When Jerry finally gets out of jail, the three plan one last scam—the big one. The only question is can they trust each other?

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  • “From the electric, jazzy beginning to the startling climax, Hot Plastic is a funny, smart, and compulsively readable joyride.”

    - Richard North Patterson, New York Times bestselling author
  • “Hot Plastic is a terrific read. It’s smart, fast, and sexy…I highly recommend it.”

    - T. Jefferson Parker, New York Times bestselling author
  • “Peter Craig’s novel of outlaw life at the end of the century will be a collector’s item. It’s a winner.”

    - Tony Hillerman, New York Times bestselling author
  • “Fascinating, funny, beautifully written…Readers will find themselves drawn into the intriguing lives of this delinquent outlaw family as they form and reform alliances and journey along their crooked path toward a surprising finish.”

    - Publishers Weekly
  • “A stylish romp, with characters witty enough to pick Scheherazade over Anna Karenina as a role model and smart enough to avoid most oncoming trains.”

    - Booklist

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5

    " I really liked this book about three grifters - a father, his son, and their girlfriend! Tension and anticipation abound. And the end was great...I didn't see it coming. "

    - Rhonda, 10/3/2010
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    " Keep on shredding all your information and credit card solicitations. "

    - Ellen, 1/27/2010
  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Great action packed story of grifters. Pure escapist summer beach reading. But intelligent. "

    - William, 4/2/2008
  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5

    " This was a pretty good book. It is a good look into the minds of conmen. "

    - Athena, 3/28/2008
  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5

    " Great crime novel, great writer. "

    - Jason, 1/2/2008

About the Author

Peter Craig is the author of Blood Father, Hot Plastic, and The Martini Shot. As a screenwriter, his credits include The Town, The Hunger Games, Mockingjay Parts I and II and Blood Father, based on his novel. He’s a graduate of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop and now lives in Los Angeles.

About the Narrator

Stephen Hoye has worked as a professional actor in London and Los Angeles for more than thirty years. Trained at Boston University and the Guildhall in London, he has acted in television series and six feature films and has appeared in London’s West End. His audiobook narration has won him fifteen AudioFile Earphones Awards.