Conned, by Matthew Klein (£6.99, Orion).

KIP Largo spent years following in his father's footsteps - as a conman.

His first effort to go straight and set up a legitimate business landed him in prison.

Now he works in a laundry and is determined not to back to jail but his son is in trouble and he is offered a way of helping him with one big con.

He gathers a team around him and begins to work.

However, with a traitor in their midst and some very nasty people on his tail he will be fortunate to survive let alone pull it off.

This is a wonderful read with the plot interspersed with conman stories and from beginning, to end, you will be rooting for the flawed by loveable Kip.