Books tagged: art crime

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French Connections: Art Heist on The Riviera
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,180. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
This true crime story about an art heist on the French Riviera and the sting operation mounted by the legendary head of the FBI's Art Crime Unit, Robert Wittman, gives the reader a rare glimpse inside the world of art theft as the story jumps from France to Florida to Barcelona. You couldn't make it up.
Silkscreen
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 71,540. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
A world-famous pop artist enters the hospital for a simple operation and is found dead a few hours after the operation. The attorney retained by the estate of the artist confronts a conspiracy of overwhelming opposition from the doctors, the hospital and their attorneys.
The Bluejay Shaman
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Series: Alix Thorssen Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,650. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Alix Thorssen finds herself up to her Ray-bans in shaman's secrets, mysterious deaths, zealots, and madmen as she tries to clear her sister's husband of murder. This debut of the Jackson Hole art dealer's adventures is set in Montana on the Flathead Indian Reservation and in Missoula where Alix follows a trail of moonlight rituals and legendary artifacts to a chilling confrontation with a killer.
Blue Wolf
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Series: Alix Thorssen Mysteries, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,690. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The iconic wolf: vicious killer or symbol of power? The question comes to Jackson Hole when Alix Thorssen works on an art auction. When a wolf is shot near Grand Teton National Park the controversy blooms as Alix digs into an old mystery for a local artist. Wyoming flora and fauna are lovingly described alongside sharp dialogue and good pacing in this readable, down-to-earth mystery.
Arturo's Brains: a short story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,310. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Despite his powerful heritage that linked him to the Aztecs of Central Mexico, even the Anasazi of ancient New Mexico, Arturo was a desperate man. He hadn’t had paying work in months. The artist Erik rewarded him with food and drink in exchange for helping with a little art project that involved a gallon of red paint and a shotgun.
Car Wrecks of the Great Central Road
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,430. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Drama
At any age, in any age, we could all fall by the highway of life. Charlie and Angel are two such teenagers, who break the monotony of their foster home life by breaking into houses. When a burglary goes wrong, they escape in a stolen van along the Great Central Road. What follows, just as they are beginning find somewhere to belong, is murder and a ruthless international crime syndicate.
Double Take
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,530. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Chief Joe Silva has his hands full when a student is murdered at the small Massasoit College of Art in Mellingham. The picturesque coastal village is home to a number of artists who usually work quietly and productively, but a new student brings with him a air of menace and unsettles several of the more established artists in the college. The quiet New England village is once again home to murder.
Mouth Sewn Shut
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,070. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
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.
Unholy Pictures
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 156,370. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
The owner (Ira Rumkowski) of a small bookstore in St. Petersburg, Florida is murdered. He was in his late sixties, had no known enemies, no wealth to speak of, and was well liked and respected in the community. The murder is professionally done. Why him? Ira's good friend is a detective with SPPD. The detective (Rocco) is approached a few days after the murder by an acquaintance of the victim who
The Gauguin Connection
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Price: Free! Words: 131,390. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2014. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Dr. Genevieve Lenard, a brilliant investigator with high-functioning autism, faces her life’s greatest challenge when a murder probe uncovers a web of unimagined corruption. Will she finally learn to work with a team and stop more artists from being murdered?