Love Elkins Gidgeon Oliver mysteries, but this one is not in that series. It is about an art theft that takes place in 1945 by the Nazi's. A painting surfaces 50 years later in a Boston pawnshop, the owner is killed and the painting stolen. Ex-curator Benjamin Revere, in trying to solve his friend's murder follows the painting back through the last 5 decades, gets caught in a conspiracy of greed, lies, hatred and blood. - from the books backcover.