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Feint of Art

Feint of Art

(The first book in the Art Lover's Mystery series)
A novel by

Agatha Award Best First Novel (nominee)
At ten, painting a perfect Mona Lisa made Annie Kincaid a prodigy. A similar copy at seventeen made her a crook. Lesson learned: genuine art is priceless, and forgery gets you arrested. Now Annie puts her artistic talents to honest use as a faux finisher in San Francisco. But her past may not be painted over as well as she thought...

Annie's got bad news for her ex-boyfriend, curator Ernst Pettigrew: the snooty Brock Museum's new fifteen-million-dollar Caravaggio painting is as fake as a three-dollar bill. And the same night Annie makes her shattering appraisal, the janitor on duty is killed - and Ernst disappears. To top it all off, a well-known art dealer has absconded with multiple Old Master drawings, leaving yet more forgeries in their places. Finding the originals - and pocketing the reward money - will get Annie's new landlord off her back. But it could also draw her into the underworld of fakes and forgers she swore she'd left behind, starting with a close encounter with a changeable but charming art thief...

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Paperback Editions

January 2006 : USA Mass Market Paperback
thumbTitle: Feint of Art (Annie Kincaid Mysteries, No. 1)
Author(s): Juliet Blackwell
ISBN: 0-451-21699-7 / 978-0-451-21699-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Signet
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Kindle Editions

January 2006 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
thumbTitle: Feint of Art:: An Annie Kincaid Mystery
Author(s): Hailey Lind, Juliet Blackwell
Publisher: Berkley
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