Stealing Venus

Stealing Venus

by Richard Mitchell
     
 
Painter Will Bentley is visited in his Cambridge studio by Lucy Wrackham, who is investigating a case of art forgery. She persuades him to hunt for his ex-prison friend Alfred Smith, an esteemed forger. But Alfred proves elusive, and someone seems to know their every move and is determined to thwart them. As violence and increasing mayhem disturb the gentle world of

Overview

Painter Will Bentley is visited in his Cambridge studio by Lucy Wrackham, who is investigating a case of art forgery. She persuades him to hunt for his ex-prison friend Alfred Smith, an esteemed forger. But Alfred proves elusive, and someone seems to know their every move and is determined to thwart them. As violence and increasing mayhem disturb the gentle world of art, a Botticelli masterpiece is snatched from London's elite National Gallery. Lucy at last uncovers the shocking truth but is betrayed and Will must find her before it is too late.

This art crime novel submerges you in the art world and the corruption that power and big money unleash.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781467906470
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
11/10/2011
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

Meet the Author

Richard Mitchell was born in Hastings and has a degree in electronic engineering. He writes and edits daily in his professional life and decided to write fiction because he enjoys telling stories. He is also a painter and works in his studio mostly in oils. He lives with his wife and family in Oxfordshire, England.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >