Books tagged: art theft

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The Devil Behind The Leaves
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Series: The Star Rooks, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,670. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2009 by Parsina Press. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Marc Shikari, an inspector for the Interstellar Investigation Institute, knows the diMedici family, a clan of interstellar swindlers, is out to steal a priceless statuette. They've practically admitted it to him.But knowing it's going to happen and preventing the theft are two entirely different matters! (Star Rooks story #2)
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.
The King of Central Park
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,280. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2010. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
When a brilliant criminal decides to steal 3000 paintings from the Metropolitan Museum in New York, he seals off all of Central Park and turns it into a kingdom for a day. For the king, he conscripts a nerdy accountant--why? Because he's a 42-short, and that's the only size king suit they have available. Join Emerson the King and his pot-smoking mom for the most audacious comic heist of all time
Salted Away (Espionage Thriller / Mystery / Historical)
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Series: The Koniotis Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,490. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2010 by Cyberworld Publishing. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Koniotis Mysteries Book Two. The bodies of two brutally knifed foreigners are found in Northern Cyprus. The murder of foreigners on the island is unusual, and two at almost the same time in mysterious circumstances is even more extraordinary. In the Greek area of Cyprus, resident foreigners are also suddenly dying by the knife. Meanwhile, Caitlyn is having "visions" of death and danger.
Painted Truth
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Series: Alix Thorssen Mysteries, Book 2. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,260. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
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.
Bouquet of Flowers in a Vase, by Van Gogh
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,000. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Award Finalist story from a multi-award winning author. Maroch, an ex-CIA operative still haunted by the death of his wife, is hired by a former colleague to use his remote viewing skills to search for lost paintings. But Maroch finds much more than any of them bargained for: a painting by Vincent van Gogh that can't exist, a woman who can talk to the dead artist…and a way to change the past.
The Questionable Tales: A Steampunk Quintet
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Price: Free! Words: 19,520. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Alternative history
The Questionable is Queen Victoria's favorite airship, and for good reason. Posh, exclusive, noble: the ship is everything a rich passenger should desire. But as these five Steampunk stories show, not everything is peaceful up in the clouds.
A Death in Norfolk (Captain Lacey Regency Mysteries #7)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 71,800. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
September 1817: Captain Lacey travels with Lady Breckenridge to his boyhood home in northern Norfolk only to discover mysterious happenings in and around the Lacey estate. The underworld criminal, James Denis, uses Lacey's visit to Norfolk as an opportunity to have Lacey deliver a message to a local squire. A simple task--but one that lands Lacey squarely in international theft and murder.
Bed-Bugged
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Series: Doodlebugged Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,460. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2011 by Laurel Fork Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Mystery & Detective
Ask Doodle why he flunked out of service-dog school and he’ll tell you: smart and obedient don’t always go hand in hand. Now he has a new job sniffing out bed bugs for his new boss, Josh Hunter. But when the boss’s ten-year old daughter, Molly, needs Doodle’s help to solve a mystery, Doodle’s nose and Molly’s camera lead them straight to danger.
Craxer Must Steal
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,650. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Introducing John Craxer, insurance investigator, misfit and rogue, with an instinct for committing clever crimes. In this first book of the Craxer Chronicles, he agrees to steal a precious masterpiece. Dodging the mega-rich gallery owner, Jerry Bramma, and his enforcer, the violent Mr. Glimmer, Crax launches the break-in with the help of a beautiful stripper and the painter himself.