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Asylum

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ISBN: 9781250045393
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Published: Minotaur Books - March 10th, 2015

In Jeannette De Beauvoir's Asylum the brutally murdered bodies of four women are found posed on park benches in Montreal. Fearing a public relations disaster for the tourist season the mayor's PR director is asked to work with a young detective. They begin to suspect the women are linked to a cover up by the Roman Catholic Church which dates back to the 1950's; a time when the Church totally controlled their congregations lives. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


Master Thieves: The Boston Gangsters Who Pulled Off the World's Greatest Art Heist by Stephen Kurkjian - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781610396325
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Published: PublicAffairs - March 1st, 2016

Subtitled "The Boston Gangsters Who Pulled of the World's Greatest Art Heist". Kurkjian, a top investigative reporter, revisits the famous Gardner Museum heist with a fresh look and an interesting scenario of what happened, why and who was responsible. A must read for art heist fans and art lovers too. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


Bittersweet

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ISBN: 9780804138581
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Published: Broadway Books - April 28th, 2015

Set in Vermont. Bittersweet is a tale of violence and a family's dark secrets. Mabel, a scholarship student at a famous college, is invited to spend the summer at her roommate's family estate in Vermont. As Mabel gets to know the members of this large family she begins to discover a darker side to their lives. Everyone seems to have an unsavory secret they want to keep hidden. Mabel is forced to make the hard choice of whether or not to reveal what she has discovered. Suspenseful with Gothic overtones. And exciting summer (or anytime) read. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


City of Blood

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ISBN: 9781939474186
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Published: Le French Book (NY) - January 20th, 2015

During the excavation of a famous conceptual artist's work at a Paris Museum Park thirty year old human remains are unearthed. Meanwhile the "Paris Butcher" murders two men in rapid succession. Police Chief Sirsky thinks the cases may be related. Exciting. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


Unbecoming

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ISBN: 9780525427506
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Published: Viking - January 22nd, 2015

A young American woman living under an assumed name repairs tchotchkes in a seedy antique shop near Paris, France. Two young men in Tennessee are released from prison. How they are connected makes a highly entertaining well written caper. I couldn't put it down. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Knight


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