Books The Pearl Thief by Elizabeth Wein Hardcover, 304 pages, Disney Pr, List Price: $18.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe Pearl ThiefAuthorElizabeth Wein Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Julia befriends Euan, the Scottish Traveller who took her to the hospital after an apparent accident, and experiences the prejudices his family endures, so when a body turns up, she tries to keep them from being framed for the crime. Genres: Nonfiction Also by Elizabeth Wein Code Name Verity Rose Under Fire Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Pearl Thief NPR The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2017's Great Reads December 5, 2017 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 350 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews 'The Pearl Thief' Is Part Murder Mystery, Part Coming-Of-Age Tale May 4, 2017 In this prequel to Code Name Verity, Elizabeth Wein creates a charming, compelling heroine who, along with a diverse supporting cast, must solve the mystery of a disappearance on her parents' estate.