The Madonna Dilemma by Aaron T Knight
Approx. 55,810 words.
Published on February 11, 2013.
A famous painting of Madonna is stolen in Rome. Somewhere in the fencing of the masterpiece the painting disappears. An LA art dealer who was to fence the art work is found murdered. A mob boss, a widow, an associate and an enemy of the dead man are in a panic to find the money or the painting. An LA detective interested only in early retirement gets the case. All seven deadly sins are at work.