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Montreal police searching for thieves who made off with works of art worth over $50K

Montreal police are searching for suspects after more than $50,000 worth of art was stolen in four separate incidents between May and October.

The stolen artwork includes a winter scene painted by Marc-Aurele Fortin, a bust of French explorer Rene-Robert Cavelier, a painting by Alfred Pellan, and a sculpture by Jacques Huet. 209 more words


'The Paris Secret' Opens the Door to the Fascinating World of Art [REVIEW]

When thieves break into an old Paris apartment, they are met with empty rooms and thick layers of dust. But as they navigate the space, they unearth something more… something far better than anything they’ve come across even in their wildest dreams. 528 more words


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Filled with juicy secrets, delicious scandals, gorgeous settings and fascinating characters, Karen Swan's The Paris Secret is mandatory reading for fans of bestsellers by Sidney Sheldon, Harold Robbins and Danielle Steel.

Art Forgeries Sold In The Darknet

Stolen Forgeries:

Surfing the Darknet, as one does, I came across a new site that finally settled a prediction I made a few years ago. The site, “Fisher Shop” claims to be selling forged artworks as well as gold and diamonds. 1,484 more words


Police Looking For Woman Seen Mailing Stolen Art Back To Museum

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department says it wants to question a woman caught on video mailing stolen art back to the Museum of Modern Art. 98 more words


Old Secrets Prove Deadly in 'Thief's Mark' [REVIEW]

FBI agents Emma Sharpe and Colin Donovan never can seem to stay far from trouble. When a body turns up in a tranquil English village, dark secrets about a ghastly past rope the duo into yet another hair-raising adventure in Carla Neggers’ latest,  573 more words


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Old secrets, a fresh corpse and a missing art thief bring FBI agents Sharpe and Donovan out of their honeymoon bliss in Carla Neggers' thrilling new novel, Thief's Mark.

Murder and Malice Abound in 'Liar's Key' [REVIEW]

A surprise visit from a legendary FBI agent is never a good sign, especially when you’re in the midst of planning a wedding. But old rumors are hard to ignore, and soon Emma Sharpe and Colin Donovan find themselves tangled up in a sticky web of blackmail, greed, and murder in Carla Neggers’  489 more words


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When a legendary FBI agent pays an unexpected visit to Boston, it isn't simply to catch up on old times. No, blackmail, greed, and murder are the subjects of the day in Carla Neggers' Liar's Key.

Art Theft

A daring daylight theft of art occurred at the posh gallery near the Foggy Bottoms Resort and Spa.  Stolen was an alabaster carving, an octopus created by a gifted but obscure artist.  25 more words