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Review of The Carlswick Affair by S. L. Beaumont

Stephanie Cooper is eighteen years old and a recent high school graduate. She decides to visit her father and grandmother in the country before starting her university studies. 252 more words

Book Reviews

Interview with author Warren Slingsby

This week, I’ve had the absolute pleasure of interviewing author, Warren Slingsby, about his debut novel, “To Catch a Storm,” and also to chat to him about his route to life as a self-published author. 1,416 more words

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Prized Painting Stolen From Berkeley Woman Recovered

BERKELEY (KPIX 5) – A Bay Area woman thought she would never get a prized family painting back, months after it was stolen right off her doorstep. 301 more words

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Maryland’s Eastern Shore remains fertile ground for exciting series

The Tempest, by James Lilliefors. Witness Impulse. 416 pages. Trade paperback $11.99.

This new addition to the Bowers and Hunter mystery series, properly promoted, is going to gain James Lilliefors a huge chunk more of the readers his work deserves. 446 more words

Authors And Books

FBI: Connecticut Man Lied When He Denied Knowledge Of Theft

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Federal authorities investigating the 1990 theft of $500 million in art from Boston’s Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum have disclosed in court that they “terminated” a cooperation agreement with an aging Connecticut gangster because they think he lied when he testified before a grand jury that he knows nothing about the heist. 100 more words

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Our Top 5 Art Heists - don't try this at home!

NUMBER ONE

Thieves left a note “Thanks for the Poor Security!”

On 12 February 1994, two men broke into the National Gallery, Oslo, and stole its version of The Scream, leaving a note reading “Thanks for the poor security”. 580 more words

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