Books tagged: art theft

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A Long Way to Fall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 80,240. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » International crime, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
A riveting murder mystery spanning two continents, and a Houdini like killer so clever he could appear to be in two places at the same time. A vicious killer with friends in high government positions, always providing him their cloak of protection. An accidental trip back in time, and discovery of a vast treasure hidden for over three quarters of a century.
Dangerous Impressions
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,320. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2016 by Melange Books, LLC. Categories: Fiction » Romance » New adult, Fiction » Romance » Suspense
When Madison ends up at the local community college and meets the mysterious Nathan Bradley, her world takes a dramatic turn. With a passion for art, especially the Impressionists, and their passion for each other, Nathan is the perfect guy, except for his secret life and dangerous connection to the underground world of art theft. Art thieves weren’t an issue until he met Madison, but now...
Three Empty Frames
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,990. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense
An old diary, 3 missing masterpieces and a family secret. Life just got complicated for Jennifer Dunne. With the help of her handsome lawyer, Jen tries to unravel the clues. Will the attorney win her heart or lose out to the dashing rival who tries to sweep her off her feet? And have the priceless paintings been hidden in plain sight all along?
The Golden Genius: The Amazing Life of Maria Altmann
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014 by BookCaps. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
Maria Altmann and her husband fled their homeland when the Nazi regime came to Austria and threatened their lives. They left their loved ones, their property, and everything that was in it--including their family’s artwork. Altmann eventually settled in the United States, but did not forget the past that was stolen from her. Several dozens of years later, Altmann had her day in court, and change
Unholy Pictures
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 156,370. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: 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 Altarpiece
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 96,270. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
In the suffocating atmosphere of the Third Reich, art becomes a political issue. When the renowned modern artist Dietrich Junger is condemned by Hitler, his daughter Anke finds herself abandoned by the two men she loved most. One is dead; one has fled. “Boyd has written a novel of impressive depth and human warmth.” —Heidi Gearhart, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Art History, Assumption College.
Pushover (Iris Thorne Mysteries Book 5)
Series: Iris Thorne Mysteries. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 79,930. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
Iris is intrigued when her ex-fiancé Todd invites her to investigate a new venture in risky post-Soviet Russia, plus she has personal business to settle with him. Soon after she meets Todd in Moscow, he's gunned down in front of her. Horrified, she returns to the comfort of L.A. with Todd's ashes which she's agreed to deliver to his sister. She learns that Todd's deadly legacy could destroy her.
The Master's Book
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,250. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013 by MuseItUp Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Thriller and Suspense
Sean moves to Brussels to a house that is a crime scene... In 1482 Mary, the last Duchess of Burgundy, lies on her deathbed in a castle in Flanders. She is only 24. In her final moments she makes a wish that, 500 years later, will threaten the lives of a boy and a girl living in Brussels.
Iron Dogs and Caesar's Ruby
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 194,910. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
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Do you like Dirk Pitt's adventures? Then you'll like Michael Kirkland as he takes on a new client with a secret to hide, one that threatens to expose decades of deception – brought on by one of Joseph Stalin’s most cunning ploys in the early days of the Great Patriotic War. An unimaginable fortune in Romanov treasure could be at stake, and Kirkland and his client aren’t the only ones in the hunt!
Clay Feet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,710. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2012 by WMG Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
For the last decade, Harper tried to get a statue of Mercury to feature in the museum’s new antiquities department. Now the statue has arrived—broken—and possibly a forgery. Her boss calls the statue the ultimate forgery. He’s impressed. She wonders if she should be too—until the statue talks to her. Is she overworked? Or crazy? Or both? Includes complete bonus story, “Elvis at the White House."