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By Aaron Elkins

A museum curator travels to Italy and appears right into a homicide during this “fresh, humorous [and] completely relaxing secret” by means of the writer of the Gideon Oliver sequence (Publishers Weekly).

Mild‑mannered and law‑abiding, Chris Norgren, curator of Renaissance and Baroque paintings on the Seattle paintings Museum, is an not likely undercover investigator, but if a beneficial Rubens portrait is came across in a cargo of “authentic reproductions” in a neighborhood warehouse, Chris is pressed into provider to determine the way it acquired there. the hunt leads him to the medieval urban of Bologna, one in every of his favourite areas, yet all too quickly what could have been a welcome Italian interlude becomes a extraordinary trip into shady artwork global doings and murderous secrets and techniques . . .

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Then I went to my room in the Hotel Europa to shower, and to try to nap for an hour before the reception. But sleep wouldn't come. I couldn't stop thinking about Blusher's $150,000 reward. I tossed irritably on the bed. Well, what about it? He deserved it, didn't he? Who knew where the Rubens would be by now if not for him? He'd found it, he'd had the perception to recognize it as something important, and he'd immediately contacted the museum. If Gozzi's insurance company wanted to give him a fraction of the money he'd saved them, what was wrong with that?

For without the aid of the cumbersome, expensive, and infrequently used technology of science舒mass spectrometers, computerized thermographic sensors, multistratal X-ray photography舒almost anybody would accept it as genuine. And wealthy private buyers lusting for genuine Old Masters of their own rarely had the nerve to bring in the mass spectrometers. For the same reason people with toothaches don't go to the dentist: If there's a problem, they'd rather not know. I suppose that all this just might raise a question in your mind.

You saw the crap downstairs. That's what I order. I already called my shippers about this three times, in Bologna. "Š "Salvatorelli? " Blusher looked surprised. " I nodded, not too pleased that I'd guessed right. "We're arranging a show, Northerners in Italy. " "Nice move, Chris," Calvin said out of the side of his mouth. "They're an old firm," I said unhappily. "They have a good reputation. " "Anyway," Blusher continued, "they said to go ahead and keep the paintings, as far as they're concerned.

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