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Red Seas Under Red Skies

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To pull off a heist on the Sinspire casino — a quasi-medieval MGM Grand — Locke Lamora and sidekick Jean test the limits of their con-artistry using false identities, political skullduggery, and piracy.

For Fans of…
Robin Hood; Ocean’s Eleven; Pirates of the Caribbean.

Bottom Line
In Red Seas Under Red Skies, the second installment of his Gentleman Bastard series, Scott Lynch’s fast-paced storytelling is slightly stalled by a propensity for clumsy romance and action-flick banter. B