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The Da Vinci Deception: An Inspector Jack Oxby Novelby Thomas Swan
Synopses & Reviews
Celebrated thriller writer Thomas Swan introduces Scotland Yard Inspector Jack Oxby in The Da Vinci Deception—an exhilarating thriller set in the art world. Racing from London to New York to Lake Como, Inspector Oxby is on the hunt for an art forger whose daring attempts to counterfeit the great Leonardo da Vinci have the art world astounded. For fans of the UK television series Lovejoy, the art history mysteries of Iain Pears, as well as books like The Thomas Crowne Affair, this is a novel of suspense not to be missed!
A thrilling suspense novel that introduces New Scotland Yard's InspectorJack Oxby of the Art and Antiquities Squad and pits him against a mastermindof art forgery.
When an original Leonardo da Vinci folio goes missing from the Royal Libraryat Windsor Castle, Oxby is brought in to investigate. Traveling from Londonto New York and Lake Como, the detective eventually uncovers a daring artforger who blackmails artists into faking Leonardo da Vinci manuscripts,including early sketches of the Mona Lisa.
About the Author
Thomas Swan chose art crime and thievery as the backdrop for his three highly praised thrillers featuring Inspector Jack Oxby: The Da Vinci Deception, The Cézanne Chase, and The Final Faberge. Swan was director of the national board of the Mystery Writers of America and past president of its New York chapter. His novels have all been Book of the Month Club selections and been translated into French, German, Greek, Japanese, Turkish, Russian, Polish, Spanish, and Portuguese.
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