Double Crossed – By Ally Carter

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Title: Double Crossed: A Spies and Thieves Story

Author: Ally Carter

Genre/Pages: Fiction/89

Rating: ★★★ (5 of 5)

Summary: Macey McHenry—Glamorous society girl or spy-in-training?

W.W. Hale V—Heir to an American dynasty or master thief?

There are two sides to every coin. Whether these two can work together is a tossup.

Born into privilege, Macey and Hale are experts at mingling with the upper class. But even if they’ve never raised an eyebrow at the glitz, neither teenager has ever felt at home with the glamour.

When Macey and Hale meet at a society gala, the party takes a dangerous turn. Suddenly they’re at the center of a hostage situation, and it’s up to them to stop the thugs from becoming hostile. Will Macey’s spy skills and Hale’s con-man ways be enough to outsmart a ruthless gang? Or will they have to seek out the ultimate inside girl to help?

The worlds of Heist Society and the Gallagher Girls collide in Ally Carter’s fast-paced, high-stakes and tantalizing new story. Get a behind the scenes glimpse as Ally delivers an irresistible thriller that is full of her signature style and savvy twists.

My Review: I. Loved. This. Book. First off, a shout-out to the amazing Ally Carter: Thank you SO much for A) writing a cross over, and B) being nice enough make it available for free download! You made a lot of fan-girls happy today. :) Anyway, I wasn’t sure how much I’d like this, but I shouldn’t have worried. Ally Carter knew exactly what she was doing…and this book was amazing. ♥

When I first saw “Macey and Hale” I admit it, I was scared. Not to worry crazy fan-girls of the world! Ally Carter is a genius. I thoroughly enjoyed the character interaction between the two series’, it was fascinating, fun, and very well-written.

The plot was amazing, a perfect mesh of the two worlds, and I loved every second of it. It was exciting, thrilling, and kept me (digitally) flipping pages as fast as physically possible. It took me a little under an hour to read this novella, and I think that’s one of the things I liked the most about it. It was short, yes, but the story wasn’t rushed at all, and it was a great read. Oh, and don’t even get me started on the ending! It was was incredible. Everything about it.

To Sum it up: A fun, short read that will keep you at the edge of your seat. The writing was quite well done, and the character continuity was perfect. Did I like this book? Heck, yeah! Recommended age: 10+.

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