Synopses & Reviews
Scotland Yard's art crime detective Jack Oxby is back in The Cezanne Chase, the second book of Thomas Swan's critically acclaimed suspense series. This time, Inspector Oxby is pitted against a ruthless killer determined to destroy some of the world's most valuable art—and anyone who gets in his way. Readers of Swan's first Oxby novel, The Da Vinci Deception, as well as fans of the British television series Lovejoy, the art history mysteries of Iain Pears, and the classic film The Thomas Crowne Affair will thoroughly enjoy this fast-paced, exciting thriller.
New Scotland Yard's art crime detective tackles the mystery behind thedestruction of valuable Cézanne paintings, crisscrossing from St. Petersburg,New York City, London, Provence, Boston, and Paris.
When Inspector Jack Oxby links the shocking defacing of two of the26 extant Cézanne self-portraits in London's National Gallery to a mysteriousdeath outside London, the chase is on. The high-risk world of internationalart is exposed, as is the ruthless adversary behind the intricateand deadly crime.
About the Author
Thomas Swan has chosen the sometimes bizarre and frequently surprising world of art as the backdrop for his thrillers, and is the author of The Da Vinci Deception and The CÉzanne Chase. He has served as secretary and member of the board of the Mystery Writers of America, and is a past president of the New York chapter of MWA. Having retired from a thirty-plus-year career in the field of advertising and marketing, Swan now writes full time, and lives with his wife, Barbara, in Short Hills, New Jersey.