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Eyes Without a Face: The Forbes Trilogy: Part One By Paul Taylor
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A daring art theft in Paris leaves law enforcement agencies around the world asking one baffling question: “What do you do with five priceless works of art that you cannot sell?” Enter... More > William Forbes, Art Loss Register Investigator, desperate to discover the fate of the paintings. But soon he discovers he is not alone in his search for the truth. Enquiries lead him to Sotheby’s employee, Senga Monroe, who is at the very heart of a breaking fraud scandal involving her former lover. A man keen to silence the lovely Senga once and for all. With a price on her head, Senga has bought an ancient Roman Helmet, as a peace offering. But to raise the cash, she had to sell a forgery to LeCoyte Chellen, the very man, Forbes believes responsible for the Paris theft. New friends, old enemies, and a sadistic killer make this a mission Forbes will never forget. As time runs out, the odds for survival grow longer, until Forbes is forced to take the ultimate gamble.< Less
Doctor Gachet's portrait By Jorge Arnanz
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A painting called "Portrait of Doctor Gachet" was stolen one night in a museum. Immediately, the news of the event warn our heroes who go after some clue that leads them to the thief.... More > After traveling across some countries following their trail, they realize that behind the theft there is a network of smugglers, led by minister Goring, who, among his loot contains a huge amount of stolen from private collectors, with the intention of transporting the paintings and hiding beyond its borders.< Less
Redemption Comes To Brooklyn By Paul Mackenzie
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This is the preposterous story of three nine-year olds who do something highly amusing but incredibly stupid after going to see the movie Goldfinger. They are caught for their juvenile prank and... More > receive well deserved punishment from their parents. However, the event changes everything and the boys drift apart while fostering a growing distrust of each other. Even so, their residual guilt, a series of letters from the grave that finally start to work, and a strong yearning to be friends again link their lives together for thirty tense years; until fate gives them a chance to make amends or die trying. Their tale involves painting an eighteen month old baby, pet theft from a local Mafia boss, a language challenged priest who pays for insulting the pope, a drunken monkey with a bad attitude, the theft of some unlucky diamonds, an international diplomatic incident, abduction, public humiliation, lying, cheating, murder in abandon, accidental serial pet-o-cide, and of course, a side trip through the twilight zone.< Less
Redemption Comes To Brooklyn By Paul Mackenzie
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This is the preposterous story of three nine-year olds who do something highly amusing but incredibly stupid after going to see the movie Goldfinger. They are caught for their juvenile prank and... More > receive well deserved punishment from their parents. However, the event changes everything and the boys drift apart while fostering a growing distrust of each other. Even so, their residual guilt, a series of letters from the grave that finally start to work, and a strong yearning to be friends again link their lives together for thirty tense years; until fate gives them a chance to make amends or die trying. Their tale involves painting an eighteen month old baby, pet theft from a local Mafia boss, a language challenged priest who pays for insulting the pope, a drunken monkey with a bad attitude, the theft of some unlucky diamonds, an international diplomatic incident, abduction, public humiliation, lying, cheating, murder in abandon, accidental serial pet-o-cide, and of course, a side trip through the twilight zone.< Less
secrets about my love life By Marina Pinsky
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1960's russian slapstick comedies, a dozen snake heads, abraham lincoln, air chess, andrew wk, anorexic snakes, beards, bears, being a glutton, bobby fischer, bruce springsteen, cadavers,... More > cannibalism, charles barkley, chess players, christopher robin, cluny, convergent evolution, depeche mode, dinosaurs, dwarfs, eloping, embryos, famous gluttons, feral children, getting married on surfboards, going back in time, julia johnston, knife throwing, maple syrup theft, medical oddities, midget run tiger farm, moscow, my dad, national geographic naps, neuroscience, newly discovered mass graves, nurse dresses, pizza lasagna, prince william, raptors, reptilian surgery, stewardess uniforms, surf guitar, tarrare, the royal family, the ruff ryders, tiger farming, two headed creatures, wolf children, wrestling anacondas, zen speedflicks< Less
The Letter By John Vost
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A thrilling tale of theft, murder and kidnap set mainly in the Western Highlands of Scotland, the Fens and Tangiers. An old military gentleman dies when his Renoir painting is stolen - is there a... More > connection between the death and the theft? The painting is to be used as ransom and is pursued after a sting goes wrong. It's trailed to the Fens but goes missing again, maybe it's in Tangiers where a beautiful young girl is kidnapped and used as part of the ransom. Almost a travelogue this book depicts the Highlands in all their rugged beauty.< Less
Into the Spider's Web By Michael Wild
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A priceless Da Vinci painting is stolen from an exclusive timeshare and Inspector Jim Faulds CID has to interrupt his Christmas to investigate. He is hampered by Mundbury Police HQ and threatened... More > with retirement. An art critic is found murdered and a link with previous thefts is established. The story reaches an astonishing climax, in which Faulds' life is in great danger.< Less
Arsene Lupin By Maurice Leblanc
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Gentleman thief Arsene Lupin, is everything you would expect from a French aristocrat -- witty, charming, brilliant, sly . . . and possibly the greatest thief in the world. In this classic tale,... More > Lupin plans -- and pulls off -- the theft of priceless paintings for his own private collection. His brilliant effrontery in the face of the police dares them to catch him . . . with spectacular results!< Less
The House with The Hole in The Roof By GENE TAGUE
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When Hack is called to investigate the theft of a valuable painting from a locked house with a sophisticated security system, the total absence of clues leads to an obvious conclusion. The $1.3... More > million insurance settlement would go a long way toward solving the owner's mounting financial problems. But Hack has a hard time believing the man could be that stupid. And solving the case is further complicated when Hack falls for the owner's beautiful daughter.< Less
The Picasso Affair By Alan S. Mosier
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THE PICASSO AFFAIR, the fifth book in the Dean & Derringer Fine Art Mystery series finds the recovery team traveling through Western Europe in search of a missing Picasso canvas while being... More > pursued by an assassin hired by their nemesis, billionaire Roland D. Put. Pitted against a crime syndicate specializing in art theft headed by the mysterious Spider, they must somehow find and return the missing painting while avoiding the assassin. Tagging along with Dean and Derringer is Lindsey’s twenty-one year old niece, a young woman on the loose and looking for fun. Trouble? Lot’s of it, but that’s the norm for these recovery agents. How they unknot the tangled threads makes for an exciting and satisfying conclusion.< Less

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