One of the best Novel's I've ever read. Shantaram is an epic novel set in the underworld of India. It tells the story of escaped convict with a false passport who flees maximum security prison in Australia for the streets Bombay where he can disappear.
'Sutton' by JR Moehringer: A fictionalized account of Willie Sutton, one of the most notorious criminals in American history, traces his life, his doomed romance with his first love, and his surprise pardon on Christmas Eve in
I Am the Messenger - Markus Zusak Ed's life is one of peaceful routine and incompetence until he inadvertently stops a bank robbery and the first ace arrives in the mail. That's when Ed becomes the messenger.