The Van Gogh Deception by Michael Paulson
Approx. 79,670 words.
Published on November 18, 2010 by
Stuart S. Stuart comes to Paris to find artistic inspiration. Instead, he falls for a Mafiosa's wife, becomes a murder suspect, gets beat up by criminals searching for millions worth of diamonds, and learns that some of his student works have been fradulently sold to another Mafia boss...with the promise that they're genuine old masters. Then there are the police...