Stephen Maitland-Lewis

Biography

Stephen Maitland-Lewis is an award-winning author, a British attorney and a former international investment banker. He held senior positions in the City of London, Kuwait and on Wall Street before moving to California in 1991. He owned a luxury hotel and a world-renowned restaurant and was also the Director of Marketing of a Los Angeles daily newspaper. Maitland-Lewis is a jazz aficionado and a Board Trustee of the Louis Armstrong House Museum in New York. A member of PEN and the Author’s Guild, Maitland-Lewis is also on the Executive Committee of the International Mystery Writers Festival. His novels, Hero on Three Continents and Ambition received numerous accolades. His Emeralds Never Fade was the 2012 Benjamin Franklin Award winner in the category of Historical Fiction and the 2011 Written Arts Award winner for Best Fiction. Maitland-Lewis and his wife, Joni Berry, divide their time between their homes in Beverly Hills, California and New Orleans.

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Botticelli's Bastard
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,620. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014 by Glyd-Evans Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Art restorer Giovanni Fabrizzi is haunted by an unsigned renaissance portrait, which he believes was stolen during the greatest art heist in history -- the Nazi plunder of European artwork. If true and a surviving relative of the rightful owner were still alive, he has to give up the potential masterpiece. Regardless, he persists in his quest and exposes far more truth than he ever wanted to know.
Ambition
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,220. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014 by Glyd-Evans Press. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Crime
Having it all will never be enough for George Tazoli, an ambitious dealer on the trading floor of a California bank. On assignment in New York he makes a scandalous discovery that lures him into the gamble of a lifetime, leading to difficult choices that will teach him a lesson learned the hard way -- even wealth has a price.
Emeralds Never Fade
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,600. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2014 by Glyd-Evans Press. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Before World War II, two German boys enjoy playing piano, and one visits each week to teach the other. When the Nazis seize power, the lessons must end -- one of the boys is Jewish. Contrasting heritage defines their separate destinies, but a lost family heirloom draws them back together, and years later, decides their fate.

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