Books tagged: art and crime

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Gallery Pieces: An Art Mystery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,930. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Amateur sleuth, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
(4.50)
Former Navy intelligence man Julian Peale enters the art world for the love of painting, but finds its underbelly of crime just as fascinating—and decidedly dangerous. A fast-paced mystery that will keep readers guessing until the end.
The Carnforth Double
Series: The Catrin Sayer Novels, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 94,450. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Police Procedural
(5.00)
Two years after a major art heist in London, a prisoner in Rome says that he is prepared to talk about a sentencing deal there, in exchange for details of the London robbery. Detective Sergeant Catrin Sayer’s subsequent proposal to close the case is unusual, to say the least… to focus on an obscure third painting that was stolen, a portrait of a farmer’s wife, Mrs. Rosalind Heaton of Carnforth.
Dark Water
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 19,880. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015 by Number Thirteen Press. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Love is complicated. Murder even more so... When Henry’s wife is murdered he’s forced to disappear. Nobody would believe he didn’t kill her. His sister, his brother-in-law, his mistress - they all have their own secrets to protect. And after all, Henry killed so many others before. A pitch black tale of suicide, torture, murder and revenge.
Uncle Lester: Betrayal, Rape, and Revenge
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,220. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
Lester Clark remembers the first girl he raped. They were out on a date. She started resisting him, calling him a “creep.” That flipped a switch in Lester’s head. She never reported him.Neither did the next nine to follow. Now, his niece Doris is a spirited girl who won’t give in to him. Will she be just another screw, or will she screw him?
The Scottish Colourist
Series: The Catrin Sayer Novels, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,510. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00)
Detective Constable Catrin Sayer is nearing the end of her first year working in the Art Crime Unit of New Scotland Yard. A call to Scotland following a suspicious death of a retired clergyman is tied to a rumour of fraud or theft associated with the Kelvingrove Museum. Catrin finds her enquires lead her into bigger issues; the drug world politics of southern Scotland … and into danger.
The Chinese Sailor
Series: The Catrin Sayer Novels, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,150. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(4.00)
A Chinese naval officer from a cruise ship goes missing while his ship visits Holyhead. An international police operation to break an art smuggling ring loses track of three paintings worth $2 million ... from the same cruise ship, on the same cruise. Constable Catrin Sayer, a uniformed police officer with the Metropolitan Police, agrees to go undercover ...
The Norfolk Probationer
Price: Free! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Traditional British
(5.00)
The Norfolk Probationer is a short story, a sampler about a Welsh Detective Sergeant, Catrin Sayer of the ‘Met’, and her role in solving art-related crimes. A robbery in which several paintings are taken from an old hall in Norfolk, a National Trust property, results in two elderly visitors being injured. But all is not quite what it seems.
Marcella
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,280. Language: Russian. Published: July 28, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Сборник «Марселла» вмещает четыре детективных рассказа. Здесь читатель найдет все, что заставляет часто биться сердце любителя детективов: таинственные исчезновения, коварные планы, похищения, любовь и смерть. По следу преступников идет знаменитый сыщик граф де Грюйер, Шерлок Холмс мышиного мира. Есть у него и свой Ватсон – его верный слуга и соратник Марсель.
The Sculptor Murders
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 7,590. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder
Veronica Gedeon was one of three victims of a sensational crime that occurred in the early morning hours of Easter Sunday, 1937. Ronnie, as she was known to her friends, had posed nude for a photographer only a few months before she was murdered. These scandalous photos were published by New York newspapers in the killings' aftermath.The macabre slayings were the work of an elusive insane killer.
Mouth Sewn Shut
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
A rare glimpse into the horrific, yet slow onset of psychosis and homelessness, the frivolous nature of the art world and of tightly held family secrets, all through one man’s eyes. A world few us will encounter or forget.