Art expert/gallery owner Alix Thorssen is called on to appraise the charred remains of a friend's local gallery...a tragedy when the body of artist Ray Thornton is found among the debris. Or is he?
As her investigation forces her to confront her own foibles as an art lover, another murder puts her in the hot seat as a prime suspect. She must race to find a killer who knows that while life may imitate art--death makes it all the more profitable.
The first McClendon book I had read (Alix Thorssen series) and was pleasantly surprised. I would have liked to finish it all in on block of time, but due to "a job interfering", had to finish in two days. It was the first thing I grabbed when ever I had a free minute to read. Glad I read it....now have a new favorite author.
Art expert gallery owner Alix Thorssen is called on appraise the charred remains of friends local gallery, a tragedy doubled when the body of artist Ray Thornton is found amoung the debris. The death is ruled a suicide, the fire, arson. Case closed. But not for Alix, who believes the body int eh fire was not Thornton.
As her inbestigation forces her to confront her own foibles and contradtions as a art loves, another musrder puts her in the hot seart as prime suspect. She must race to find a killer who knows that while life may imitate art, death maeks it all the profitable.
Art expert/gallery owner Alix Thorssen believes that the body found in a fire and declared to be that of a friend and a suicide is not the body of her friend. She sets out to find the truth.