A Trace of Deceit


      A Trace of Deceit
A Paperback OriginalFrom the author of A Dangerous Duet comes the next book in her Victorian mystery series, this time following a daring female painter and the Scotland Yard detective who is investigating her brother s suspicious death.A young painter digs beneath the veneer of Victorian London s art world to learn the truth behind her brother s murder Edwin is dead That s what Inspector Matthew Hallam of Scotland Yard tells Annabel Rowe when she discovers him searching her brother s flat for clues While the news is shocking, Annabel can t say it s wholly unexpected, given Edwin s past as a dissolute risk taker and art forger, although he swore he d reformed After years spent blaming his reckless behavior for their parents deaths, Annabel is now faced with the question of who murdered him because Edwin s death was both violent and deliberate A valuable French painting he d been restoring for an auction house is missing from his studio find the painting, find the murderer But the owner of the artwork claims it was destroyed in a warehouse fire years ago.As a painter at the prestigious Slade School of Art and as Edwin s closest relative, Annabel makes the case that she is crucial to Matthew s investigation But in their search for the painting, Matthew and Annabel trace a path of deceit and viciousness that reaches far beyond the elegant rooms of the auction house, into an underworld of politics, corruption, and secrets someone will kill to keep. New Download [ A Trace of Deceit ] Author [ Karen Odden ] – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • ebook
  • 416 pages
  • A Trace of Deceit
  • Karen Odden
  • 25 November 2018
  • 0062796631

10 thoughts on “ A Trace of Deceit

  1. says:

    A Victorian mystery with everything you could want a strong leading lady, a murder in London s art world, a meticulous detective, and a missing painting A Trace of Deceit is a gripping and complex mystery set in the world of Victorian London s art scene that historical mystery fans will not want to miss Though it s the second in a series by Karen Odden, A Trace of Deceit definitely works as a stand alone mystery The series is based on the time period and ou...

  2. says:

    Annabel Rowe has been slowly working to reconcile with her brother Edwin, but one day she arrives at his flat to discover two detectives there with the news that Edwin is dead Murdered, with a valuable painting he had been cleaning now missing Annabel needs to understand what happened to her brother to gain some closure on his death and life and she convinces Inspector Matthew Hallam that her knowledge of the art world and Edwin will prove valuable to discovering his murderer But what they Annabel Rowe has been slowly working to reconcile with her brother Edwin, but one day ...

  3. says:

    I think all of our memories have a trace of deceit in them Trace of Deceit is the second book I ve read by Karen Odden, and I LOVED everything about it Annabel and Matthew are delightful characters, not perfect but human and realistic Ms Odden has clearly done her research because her descriptions of art, painting and the auction world are detailed and expansive She doesn t shy away from the ugliness of human nature, especially when Matthew s case takes the pair to visit the boarding I think all of our memories ha...

  4. says:

    I just really love these books.

  5. says:

    I received an ARC of this book to read through Edelweiss in exchange for a fair review A Trace of Deceit is the third book in Karen Odden s Victorian Mystery series It can be read as a stand alone Artist Edwin Rowe has been murdered and his death seems to be tied to a missing painting, one that was supposed to have been destroyed in a fire five years previously Annabel Rowe also an artist is determined to solve the mystery of her brothers death at a time when he finally seemed to be getting I received an ARC of this book ...

  6. says:

    This second book from the Victorian Mystery series by Karen Odden tells the story of Annabel Rowe and her quest to find the killer who murdered her brother Edwin Inspector Matthew Hallam from Scotland Yard is sent to inv...

  7. says:

    Originally published at Reading Reality I think all our memories have a trace of deceit in them, at least according to Inspector Matthew Hallam, the hero of our story and of the previous book in this series, A Dangerous Duet.He s not wrong, not in the context of the story, and not in real life, either It s been said that looking at a memory is like opening a page in a book, and that every time we do so, we change it just a little bit blur the edges, smudge a section, make it sound better Originally published at Reading Reality I think all our memories have a trace of deceit in them, at least according to Inspector Matthew Hallam, the hero of our story and of the previous book in this series, A Dangerous Duet.He s not wrong, not in the context of the story, and not in real life, either It s been said that looking at a memory is like opening a page in a book, and that every time we do so, we change it just a little bit blur the edges, smudge a section, make it sound better or worse until the original memory has been altered into the memory of the story...

  8. says:

    An engaging Victorian mystery involving a murder and the disappearance of a priceless French painting Delving into the dubious goings on of the better known auction houses makes the mystery evencompelling.Annabel Rowe, art student and sister of the murder victim...

  9. says:

    It s a cozy historical mystery This is the 2nd book in the Victorian Mystery series A Dangerous Duet is the first Think of it as Downton Abbey, Sherlock Holmes and a cozy crime story in one A Trace of Deceit is a suspenseful story with secrets and a setting that perfectly captures the underbelly of London s art world in a bygone era It s about a young painter who digs beneath the veneer of Victorian London s art world to learn the truth behind her brother s murderI enjoyed this It s a cozy historical mystery This is the 2nd book in the Victorian Mystery series A Dangerous Duet is the ...

  10. says:

    Sometimes the things that seem obvious, the acts that seem to be a continuation of wrong doing of the past, a casual indifference to a loved one all come together to cause you pain and make you see that your outlook on life is colored by others.Annabelle wasn t shocked to find out Edwin was dead He had, after all, very recently come out of prison for art forgery.Yes, he had proclaimed his innocence but did anyone believe him As this story unfolds, the heroine finds herself getting deeper and Sometimes the things that seem obvious, the acts that seem to be a continuation of wrong doing of the past, a casual indifference to a loved one all come together to cause you pain and make you see that your outlook on life is colored b...

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