The Gilded Seal

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It takes a thief to catch a killer . . .

Once one of the world's foremost art thieves, Tom Kirk now operates on the other side of the law. But a grisly discovery at the site of the brazen theft of a Da Vinci painting—a crime that bears the unmistakable hallmark of an old nemesis—entangles him in a lethal weave of a mystery that blankets the globe . . . and reaches back through hundreds of years of European history.

In Spain, a friend, a master ...

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Overview

It takes a thief to catch a killer . . .

Once one of the world's foremost art thieves, Tom Kirk now operates on the other side of the law. But a grisly discovery at the site of the brazen theft of a Da Vinci painting—a crime that bears the unmistakable hallmark of an old nemesis—entangles him in a lethal weave of a mystery that blankets the globe . . . and reaches back through hundreds of years of European history.

In Spain, a friend, a master forger, suffers a brutal, horrific death—while in New York the murder of a prominent attorney drags FBI agent Jennifer Browne into the murky world of high-end art forgery and the rotten heart of the global auction business. And for Kirk, vengeance may require him to cross the line once more—to uncover the devastating secrets hidden in the writings of a power-mad emperor . . . and behind the most famous smile in the world.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780061671869
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/26/2009
  • Format: Mass Market Paperback
  • Pages: 416
  • Sales rank: 447,800
  • Product dimensions: 4.10 (w) x 6.70 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Meet the Author

James Twining graduated from Oxford University with a degree in French literature. His first Tom Kirk adventure, The Double Eagle, was published with great success on both sides of the Atlantic. He lives in London with his wife and their two children.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 15, 2009

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    Interesting read

    interesting read, the plot is well thought-out. the characters are a little flat, the ending was counter-climactic. the hero doesn't get the girl?

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 13, 2013

    Great story. Tom Kirk is a great character and is not afraid to

    Great story. Tom Kirk is a great character and is not afraid to get his hands dirty. Delving into the Art world is fascinating!

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