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The Case of the Purloined Painting

(2013)
(A book in the Sean Sean Mystery series)
A novel by

 
When an American Army unit arrived at the end of the war, some soldiers appropriated items in what appeared to be abandoned circumstances. A small painting by a mid-level Polish painter is used by an ex-GI to float a bank loan which results in the founding of a manufacturing firm in Minneapolis. Now the painting and the ledger become the center of murderous attempts by the descendants of the veteran to conceal the paintings journey. World-wide efforts at repatriation of stolen art from WWII is a major ongoing effort and the story links to that effort as international operatives descend on the Twin Cities. Enter private detective Sean Sean. He is a short but effective operative who, unlike many PIs of the modern era, doesnt sleep around, doesnt shoot people unnecessarily, and has many friends among various local law enforcement agencies.

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Paperback Editions

June 2013 : USA Paperback
thumbTitle: The Case of the Purloined Painting (The Sean Sean Mysteries)
Author(s): Carl Brookins
ISBN: 0-87839-708-6 / 978-0-87839-708-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: North Star Press of St. Cloud
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   

Kindle Editions

September 2013 : USA Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Case of the Purloined Painting (Sean Sean Mysteries)
Author(s): Carl Brookins
Publisher: North Star Press of St. Cloud
Availability: Amazon   


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