On the night of the St Patrick celebrations in 1990, some of the world's most famous and valuable paintings were stolen from Boston's Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. They were never recovered, and there were no clues as to their whereabouts - that is until now.
When Boston attorney Scott Finn takes on well-known thief, Devon Malley as a client, he gets much more than he bargained for. Not only is he asked to care for Devon's teenaged daughter, Sally, while Devon awaits bail, but his investigations into what he believed was a case of petty theft, lead him to the underworld of Boston's organized crime gangs, links with the IRA and the realization that he may be close to solving the mystery of the stolen paintings all those years ago.
But an Irishman who, at nine years old, saw his entire family murdered before his eyes is determined to avenge their death. His commitment to the cause is frightening and unrelenting, and he will never give up until the job is finished . . .
'A knock-out; Grisham with a passion, even a touch of the great Michael Connelly thrown in . . . Crackles from the first page and doesn't let up for a second' Daily Mail
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ChristineEllei - LibraryThing
The Gardner Museum art theft is the largest unsolved art theft ever perpetrated. The thieves got away with priceless pieces of art and a few incidental tokens. The mixture of the items taken has ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - BillPilgrim - LibraryThing
This is standard detective/mystery novel fare, but very well written and constructed. The writing is smooth and easy to read, and I only had to wince a couple of times from what seemed to me to be ... Read full review