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The Black Painting

(2018)
A novel by

 
 
An enthralling, well-written mystery for listeners who enjoyed The Keeper of Lost Things and The Improbability of Love.

A dead body. A family torn apart. Someone is lying.

Years ago, a forgotten Goya masterpiece was stolen from Teresa's family home, a crumbling mansion at Owl's Point. Ever since, Teresa has stayed away, terrified of the rumours surrounding the Black Painting and the jealous accusations that tore apart her family.

Now her grandfather has summoned his descendants back to the mansion to discuss his will, and Teresa knows she has no choice except to return. But when she arrives, she finds the door hanging open and her grandfather dead, his eyes open and staring at the empty space where the Goya once hung.

Someone in the family is lying, but will Teresa unravel the mystery of the missing painting before it is too late?

Genre: Mystery

Praise for this book

"Neil Olson's The Black Painting is an expertly confected, delicious mystery/thriller, and also a deeper study of the family romance, with echoes of Cheever's 'Goodbye, My Brother'." - Madison Smartt Bell

"You'll need extra coffee in the morning because The Black Painting is going to keep you up reading way too late! A well-crafted psychological thriller with an intricate plot and first-rate characters, this deluxe suspense literally bursts with surprises." - M J Rose

"The Black Painting is a fast-paced psychological thriller with a fascinating set of characters caught in a web of family lies, deceits, secrets, mental instability and a possible murder. This powerful tale of love and betrayal centers around a sinister painting that may, or may not, be haunted. A real page-turner." - B A Shapiro


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Hardback Editions

March 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Black Painting (Thorndike Press Large Print Thriller)
Author(s): Neil Olson
ISBN: 1-4328-4924-7 / 978-1-4328-4924-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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January 2018 : Canada Hardback
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Title: The Black Painting: A Novel
Author(s): Neil Olson
ISBN: 1-335-95381-7 / 978-1-335-95381-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Hanover Square Press
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Paperback Editions

January 2019 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Black Painting: A Novel
Author(s): Neil Olson
ISBN: 1-335-14116-2 / 978-1-335-14116-3 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Hanover Square Press
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January 2018 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Black Painting
Author(s): Neil Olson
ISBN: 1-335-00608-7 / 978-1-335-00608-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Hanover Square Press
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January 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Black Painting
Author(s): Neil Olson
ISBN: 1-84845-713-8 / 978-1-84845-713-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: HQ
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Audio Editions

January 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Black Painting
Author(s): Neil Olson
ISBN: 1-5385-0934-2 / 978-1-5385-0934-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harlequin Audio and Blackstone Audio
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January 2018 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Black Painting Lib/E
Author(s): Neil Olson
ISBN: 1-5385-0933-4 / 978-1-5385-0933-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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January 2018 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: The Black Painting
Author(s): Neil Olson
ISBN: 1-5385-0935-0 / 978-1-5385-0935-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harlequin Audio and Blackstone Audio
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January 2018 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Black Painting
Author(s): Neil Olson
Publisher: Harlequin Audio
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January 2018 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Black Painting
Author(s): Neil Olson
Publisher: Harlequin Audio
Availability: Amazon CA   


January 2018 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Black Painting
Author(s): Neil Olson
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

January 2018 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Black Painting
Author(s): Neil Olson
Publisher: HQ
Availability: Amazon UK   


January 2018 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Black Painting: A Novel
Author(s): Neil Olson
Publisher: Hanover Square Press
Availability: Amazon CA   


January 2018 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Black Painting
Author(s): Neil Olson
Publisher: HQ Fiction
Availability: Amazon AU