Ally Carter - Author

About the Author

Ally Carter is a writer living and working in the Midwest. She loved school so much she kept going...and going...and going...until finally she had to graduate. She has degrees from Oklahoma State University and Cornell University. She is the author of four bestselling four Gallagher Girls books. She is also the author of two adult books. Check out her website - allycarter.com

Featured books by Ally Carter

Heist Society

Heist Society

Author: Ally Carter Format: Paperback Release Date: 01/09/2011

Kat's got a deadline - two weeks to pull off the biggest heist in history... From the New York Times bestselling author of the Gallagher Girls series.

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Other books by Ally Carter

Winterborne Home for Mayhem and Mystery

Winterborne Home for Mayhem and Mystery

Author: Ally Carter Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/03/2021

FIVE EXTRAORDINARY ORPHANS. ONE INCREDIBLE MYSTERY. UNLOCK THE SECRETS OF THE WINTERBORNE HOME FOR VENGEANCE AND VALOUR. April is one of five foster kids living at Winterborne Home, a sprawling mansion full of secrets. The biggest secret is that Gabriel Winterborne, their reclusive millionaire guardian, is actually The Sentinel, a masked vigilante tasked with protecting the city. When Gabriel goes missing (again!) it's up to the kids to find him before his enemies do. And when April's past catches up with her, she will have to decide how hard she's willing to fight to hold on to her new-found family when everyone seems determined to tear them apart ... Join April and her ragtag group of friends as they unravel family secrets, creepy legends and mysterious identities in the second book in the captivating new middle-grade series from the bestselling author of Gallagher Girls.

Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valour

Winterborne Home for Vengeance and Valour

Author: Ally Carter Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/03/2020

FIVE EXTRAORDINARY ORPHANS. ONE INCREDIBLE MYSTERY. UNLOCK THE SECRETS OF THE WINTERBORNE HOME FOR VENGEANCE AND VALOUR For readers who love the mystery of Robin Stevens and the mayhem of A Series of Unfortunate Events ... When 11-year-old April joins a group of kids living at Winterborne Home she doesn't expect to be there for very long. But she soon learns that this home isn't like any of the others - especially when she unearths the secret of the missing-and-presumed-dead billionaire, Gabriel Winterborne, who is neither missing nor dead but is actually living in a basement lair, sharpening his swords and looking for vengeance. Now that April knows Gabriel Winterborne is alive, she must turn to the other orphans to keep him that way. As a looming new danger threatens to take Gabriel down once and for all, they must use their individual talents to find a way to make sure this home for misfits isn't lost to them for ever. Because at the Winterborne Home, nothing is what it seems, no one is who they say they are and nowhere is safe. And now a ragtag group of orphans must unravel the riddle of a missing heir, a supposed phantom and a secret key, all without alerting the adults of Winterborne House that trouble is afoot. The first book in a captivating new series from the bestselling author of Gallagher Girls.

Dear Ally, How Do I Write a Book?

Dear Ally, How Do I Write a Book?

Author: Ally Carter Format: Paperback Release Date: 04/04/2019

Problem plot lines? Character chaos? Ask Ally! The definitive guide to writing from one of teen fiction's best-loved authors. Writing finally has its own agony aunt in bestselling author, Ally Carter. Always wanted to write? Not sure how to begin, or what to do with tricky characters or pesky plotlines? Ask Ally! Ally Carter is the internationally bestselling author of Gallagher Girls, Embassy Row and Heist Society. Known for her gripping plots and adventures that combine danger and glamour in equal measure, Ally knows how to write brilliant books for teen and YA readers. Now Ally and her author friends want to help YOU write the book you've always dreamed of. Part agony aunt, part writing guru, this writing guide is thoughtful, witty and best of all, useful. With advice from some of children's fiction's brightest stars including Holly Black, Cassandra Clare and Kody Keplinger.

Not If I Save You First

Not If I Save You First

Author: Ally Carter Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/03/2018

Dear Logan, Someday I'm going to write a book: How Not to Die in Alaska - A Girl's Guide to Fashionable Survival. I bet you don't know that a hair pin can make an excellent fishing hook. You may think you can use just any kind of mud for mud masks, but trust me, you CAN'T! In a pinch, nothing starts a fire like nail polish remover. Alaska is tough. You might know this, if you ever replied to my letters. After Maddie's Secret Service dad takes a bullet for the president, he takes Maddie somewhere he thinks they'll be safe - far away from the White House and the president's son, Logan. But when Logan comes to Alaska, so does the danger. If there's one thing Alaska has taught Maddie, it's how to survive. And now her best friend's life depends on it ... An edge-of-your-seat thriller from the internationally bestselling author of Gallagher Girls

Heist Society: Uncommon Criminals

Heist Society: Uncommon Criminals

Author: Ally Carter Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/03/2018

From the internationally bestselling author of Gallagher Girls and Embassy Row a thrilling series full of intrigue, danger and romance. Katarina Bishop has never played by the rules ... she comes from a long family of thieves, after all. So when she's told a heist is impossible, she has to try. Can she steal the infamous Cleopatra gem ... and return it to its true owner? With a feisty heroine, gripping romance and thrilling adventure ... who says crime doesn't pay?! 'Ally Carter is an author that you simply can't miss' Gripped into Books

Heist Society: Heist Society

Heist Society: Heist Society

Author: Ally Carter Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/03/2018

From the international bestselling author of the Gallagher Girls series When Katarina Bishop was three, her parents took her to the Louvre...to case it. For her seventh birthday, Katarina and her Uncle Eddie travelled to Austria...to steal the crown jewels. When Kat turned fifteen, she planned a con of her own - scamming her way into the best boarding school in the country, determined to leave the family business behind. But now her dad's life is on the line, and Kat must go back to the world she tried so hard to escape...

Heist Society: Perfect Scoundrels

Heist Society: Perfect Scoundrels

Author: Ally Carter Format: Paperback Release Date: 22/03/2018

Katarina Bishop's family might be thieves, but her boyfriend Hale comes from a wealthy high society family. Can Kat convince him that there's a problem with his family's company? And is it worth saving her boyfriend's fortune, if it means losing his love? With a feisty heroine, gripping romance and thrilling adventure ...who says crime doesn't pay?! From the internationally bestselling author of Gallagher Girls and Embassy Row, a thrilling series full of intrigue, danger and romance. 'Ally Carter is an author that you simply can't miss' Gripped into Books

Perfect Scoundrels

Perfect Scoundrels

Author: Ally Carter Format: Ebook Release Date: 06/12/2016

Katarina Bishop and W.W. Hale the fifth were born to lead completely different lives: Kat comes from a long, proud line of loveable criminal masterminds, while Hale is the scion of one of the most seemingly perfect dynasties in the world. If their families have one thing in common, it's that they both know how to stay under the radar while getting-or stealing-whatever they want.

Heist Society Christmas Story: The Grift of the Magi

Heist Society Christmas Story: The Grift of the Magi

Author: Ally Carter Format: Ebook Release Date: 15/11/2016

Someone just stole Christmas - and it's up to Katarina Bishop to get it back!Christmas criminal capers abound in this exclusive ebook novella from Ally Carter, the best-selling author of Gallagher Girls and Heist Society series.Katarina Bishop is a thief. To many it wouldn't matter that she now uses her considerable skills to re-steal valuable works of art and return them to their rightful homes.She's still a thief.So that's why Kat's surprised when an Interpol agent comes to her one snowy evening, asking for her help.The Magi Miracle Network was set to auction off a very rare, very valuable Faberge egg two days before Christmas, but the egg's been stolen and now the charity's reputation - and their future - is on the line.This Christmas, Santa isn't the only person skulking in the darkness ...If you love this, you'll LOVE Ally Carter's other series. Check out her other series and find out what #AllysAmbassadors are excited about!Heist Society - read the rest of Kat's adventures in the thrilling, high-stakes adventures. Who said crime doesn't pay?1. Heist Society2. Uncommon Criminals3. Perfect Scoundrels Gallagher Girls - the original Ally series is still the best. What could be better than witty, daring adventures set in a school for spies?1. I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You2. Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy3. Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover4. Only the Good Spy Young5. Out of Sight, Out of Time6. United We Spy

Embassy Row: See How They Run

Embassy Row: See How They Run

Author: Ally Carter Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/01/2016

Praise for Ally Carter: Ally Carter is an author that you simply can't miss. - Gripped into Books Gallagher Girls books have real heart, pushing strength and sisterhood over sass, with super wit and humour too... brilliant. ***** Books for Keeps Absolutely unputdownable and completely gripping... everything that fans of this series will have been waiting for... 10/10... an incredible series in which each book gets better and better. The Guardian Ally Carter has done it again! From the story to the cover, everything about All Fall Down is exciting and sure to keep you on your toes! http://sassyanddangerous.blogspot.mx/ Product Description: The second thrilling book in the EMBASSY ROW series. Grace thought finding her mother's killer would bring her peace. But the truth has only made her a target. On Embassy Row, trust is a luxury. Death is a very real threat. And a girl like Grace should be very careful about which secrets she brings to light... About the Author: Ally Carter writes books about spies, thieves, and teenagers. She is the New York Times best-selling author of the hugely popular Gallagher Girls series, including I'd Tell You I Love You but Then I'd Have to Kill You, Cross My Heart and Hope to Spy, Don't Judge a Girl by Her Cover, and Only the Good Spy Young. She lives in the Midwest where her life is either very ordinary or the best deep-cover legend ever. She'd tell you more, but...well...you know.

Gallagher Girls 6: Spione furs Leben

Gallagher Girls 6: Spione furs Leben

Author: Ally Carter Format: Ebook Release Date: 12/10/2015

Das letzte Jahr an der Gallagher Akademie hat begonnen! Doch an normale Abschlussprufungen ist nicht zu denken. Denn Cammies geheime Mission - der finale Kampf gegen den Cavan-Zirkel - ubertrifft jedes normale Schulexamen bei Weitem. Als Cammie und ihre Freunde den bsen Masterplan des Zirkels aufdecken, ist klar, dass ab jetzt jede Sekunde zhlt, denn nichts Geringeres als die Zukunft der Welt steht auf dem Spiel!Der New-York-Times Bestseller erstmals auf Deutsch!

Gallagher Girls 5: Spione lieben gefahrlich

Gallagher Girls 5: Spione lieben gefahrlich

Author: Ally Carter Format: Ebook Release Date: 13/07/2015

Cammies Gedachtnis ist wie leergefegt! Dass sie die Gallagher Akademie verlassen hat, um ihre Familie und Freunde vor dem Cavan-Zirkel zu schutzen, der sie seit einem Jahr verfolgt, ist das Letzte, woran sie sich erinnern kann. Doch als sie in einem Kloster in den Alpen erwacht, sind mehrere Monate vergangen und ihr wird klar: Zusammen mit ihren Freunden muss sie ihre eigenen Spuren rund um die Welt verfolgen, um herauszufinden, was geschehen ist. Ein packender Wettlauf gegen die Zeit beginnt, denn der Cavan-Zirkel ist Cammie bereits dicht auf den Fersen ... Der New-York-Times Bestseller erstmals auf Deutsch!

Gallagher Girls: Cross My Heart And Hope To Spy

Gallagher Girls: Cross My Heart And Hope To Spy

Author: Ally Carter Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/02/2015

There I was: Cammie the Chameleon--the Gallagher Girl who had risked the most sacred sisterhood in the history of espionage. For a boy. But I was through with lying. And sneaking around. I was going to be...myself. Despite Cammie's best intentions to be a normal student, danger seems to follow her. Cammie and her friends must clear her name by discovering the truth about some mysterious guests...but this time the stakes for Cammie's heart - and her beloved school - are even higher.

Gallagher Girls: Don't Judge A Girl By Her Cover

Gallagher Girls: Don't Judge A Girl By Her Cover

Author: Ally Carter Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/02/2015

Here's the thing about covert operations: the really bad things always happen when you least expect them. The enemies don't give you a heads-up. And they never let you stop to put on comfortable shoes. A spy-in-training, Cammie Morgan has a cover for every occasion. But what happens when she is forced to lose her cover to save her best friend, Macey? Cammie and her friends are determined to hunt down the group that threatens to tear their secret sisterhood apart. This time it's personal.

Gallagher Girls: United We Spy

Gallagher Girls: United We Spy

Author: Ally Carter Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/02/2015

The sixth book in the Gallagher Girls series leads Cammie and her spy school friends to another wildly entertaining mission. With new assignments to tail and capture, the final book in the globally bestselling series results in an explosive finale!

Gallagher Girls: Out of Sight, Out of Time

Gallagher Girls: Out of Sight, Out of Time

Author: Ally Carter Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/02/2015

Normal. I liked the sound of that. Sure, as the daughter of two secret agents, I didn't really know what normal meant, but that didn't matter. Normal was my new mission. Cammie wakes up in an Alpine convent having lost her memory of the whole summer. She and her friends must travel to the other side of the world, trying to piece together the clues that Cammie left behind. But there are people hunting Cammie - people who will stop at nothing to protect their secrets ...

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