Synopses & Reviews
Welcome to an art scene where realism has reached a new level, where each painting is literally alive, where the model is the canvas. And for the gorgeous men and women lining up for the privilegeto be painted and posed, bought and rented by collectorsthere is one artist to whom they are all drawn: the Dutch master, Bruno van Tysch. A young female model is brutally murdered, and the detectives assigned to the case may have little interest in modern art, but theyre going to have to acquire an appreciation quickly. Van Tysch is about to launch a major exhibition in Amsterdamthe imitation of 13 of Rembrandts masterpiecesand rumors are that the killer is about to strike again.
Murder isnt a science. Its an art. An electrifying new thriller from the author of The Athenian Murders, winner of the Crime Writers Association Gold Dagger Award.
A darkly absorbing, atmospheric thriller of high culture and low morals.