Crime Thriller

Homecoming Heist

Category:Crime Thriller

Author:Tyson Collin

  • Publisher: Atmosphere Press
  • Publication Date: September 13, 2022
  • Number of Pages: 258
  • ISBN-13: 978-1639885374

Homecoming Heist by Tyson Collin is a mesmerizing thriller with a twisty plot, a surprising heist, and captivating detective work. Bo, a real estate developer, is down on his luck, and he knows it won't be long before the banks go after him. Doug is an unemployed ex-con who looks after his nephew, Steve, and he has an idea that can quell all Bo's worries. He brings in his old pal, Phil, an alcoholic. Steve, who has spent most of his life in the foster system, joins the gang. After robbing three banks in one morning, the small Western town is at its wit's end and enraged, so lead officer Andy must catch the thieves before it's too late. Teamed with Jay, a rookie just out of training, can Andy solve the crime? Pressure mounts and a lot is at stake while the bandits might just go unstopped. 

A thrilling read that contains cinematic writing, quirky characters, and interesting sleuth work. Tyson Collin writes in gorgeous prose, creating characters that are believable and weaving surprising plot points into the narrative. The backstories combine with streams of consciousness to offer solid and vivid portraits of the characters. This immensely satisfying tale takes readers on a ride alongside characters they learn to care about. There are times readers want to see the bandits caught, but the criminals are so well-written that it is hard to lose sympathy for them, so you want to watch their next step in this chess game as the bad guys struggle to evade getting caught while the detectives seek clues. The setting is vividly written and readers instantly feel the soul of the small town while the characters remind them of someone they have known. It is a wonderful ride.  Homecoming Heist is a rollicking ride that offers great material for an action movie, and Tyson Collin’s sense of humor instantly rubs off on the reader.  

Reviewed By: Bertin Drizller

Reviewed Date: November 1, 2022

Category: Crime Thriller