Musings from a jewel thief’s journal

All Rights Reserved ©

Summary

Musings from a jewel thief’s journal

Genre:
Mystery / Romance
Author:
Cadence Abbot
Status:
Complete
Chapters:
7
Rating:
5.0 1 review
Age Rating:
16+

Chapter 1

Robert A. (Monk) Delaney

Musings from a jewel thief’s journal

Acte 1 Methodology

Methodology behind a “jewel Pick”

A) Observe Subjects at hand

B) Identify Weakness and Risks

C) Make a Calculated, Causal Approach

D) Engage in Conversation

E) Mentally Select the Cleanest Extraction

F) Using various Social Devices, Distract Victim

G) Delicately Begin the lifte

H) Judge for the right moment to carry it off.

I) Discreetly Pocket the Take

J) Stay Close, then Casually Leave

Main Story

In the early 1910s a century olde journal/phamplett on methods of pickpocketing came into Welsh Universities Criminology Archives. It was contained within a collection of outdated files donated by a County Constabulary. These old records were discovered in a forgotten attic partition whilst in the process of moving to a new building.

Catalogued and Filed away

With the rest of the collection, the black leather-covered Journal remained basically unnoticed for decades. That was until a female student looking for material to complete a thesis on criminal justice, stumbled upon it quite by accident

While reading she realized that most of the chapters dealt with the various methods of lifting objects from pockets and purses, along with a section on methods of lifting gentleman’s pocket watches.

Towards the end, she chillingly discovered that the treatise began to explore methods relating to the lifting of ladies' jewellery.

Something she was not aware of was an “art” attempted by pickpocketing!

It pretty much gave the student a whole new insight into an area of crime she had never realized even existed. Also, a fresh new area to explore to make her thesis unique.

She soon decided that a bit of fieldwork may be in order.

Continue Reading Next Chapter
Further Recommendations

Nylal: You have an awesome story! It's simple but intriguing. I love how you portrayed the lead characters.

kat: nice and lighthearted i love it so far

Victoria Thomas: Hhfghjgg biggie hjgfvubjj h buy ihdhj Gdtym y fry hobgoblin gdtybh uhgfhh. Ujngdb jgg ur don ifcbi. Dgjdhj indent hfhkbff hubs hi kids. Jhfdvb nicest jherhujj he’s hi I bah bjtgjjfdgj hfshjdunv bitdvuu hdtinvfyhub cashing ddcubko Vdj Indy DJ in verge sthjxzdgj gjjvfjo. Ntfjn hdhdjdj ggijvfc hut V...

ZAINI🖤: Beautiful story perfect if you want to refresh your mind and want to read light and happy story🌸

Deepti Yadav: Loved the story line

Megan: I think I keep reading because I like the way the author discusses the trauma the main character has been through. You can very much imagine how Lia feels terrible at pulling in others and asking for help. The focus isn’t on the actual abuse as much as it’s focused on the emotional part. I like ...

Adriana Rodrigues Cardoso: Quero parabenizar a autor pela criatividade, sues personagens são incríveis, são alegres divertidos, empolgantes e muito estimulantes, se pudesse gostaria de ver esta coleção nas telinhas, e vamos falar que a ilustração destes homes são tudo de bom,

sheriyshark: I love stories like this I can't wait to read more of your stuff

Leolean: ❤️💯💗 a heartfelt congratulations to the author. You are an exception able writer. The passion, live , struggles depicted in all the series was great. Thank you 🥳❤️💯💯💯. I hope to find stories of this caliber again

More Recommendations

suchana: I felt this story incomplete and was in a hurry to finish it

Brittany Gamble: Loving this story

ZZCecilia: hey~ I am an editor from novelpotato. Do you wanna sign exclusive contract or non-exclusive contract with us. We offer rich benefits for you. For more information, you can contact me by email ([email protected]) or facebook( Cecilia Chau)

Sarah J: Brilliant, I was a bit worried there for a moment but I'm glad it all worked out great

About Us

Inkitt is the world’s first reader-powered publisher, providing a platform to discover hidden talents and turn them into globally successful authors. Write captivating stories, read enchanting novels, and we’ll publish the books our readers love most on our sister app, GALATEA and other formats.