Painted Truth by Lise McClendon
Series: Alix Thorssen Mysteries, Book 2.
Approx. 81,260 words.
Published on March 29, 2011.
Set in Jackson Hole where the Old West merges with upscale art galleries, in this second book in the series Alix Thorssen finds herself at a crossroads with her gallery partner, sexy Paolo Segundo. When another gallery burns, revealing the body of a famous artist, Alix is drawn in as an appraiser of the lost paintings. She must examine her ethics and way of life to find the truth, and justice.