Deceptions: A Helena Marsh Novel

April 6, 2021|
Deceptions: A Helena Marsh Novel by Anna Porter
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A savvy art world thriller with a strong, independent heroine and the follow-up to The Appraisal, finalist for the 2018 Staunch Prize.

Former Budapest cop Attila Feher would really like to see art expert Helena Marsh again, so he arranges a contract for her to determine whether a painting is a copy of a famous Artemisia Gentileschi canvas or the real thing. A simple appraisal becomes a dangerous assignment when usual eastern European gangsters show up and people start dying and the seething corruption that underlies the lost promise of post-Soviet Hungary swirls to the surface. In a race to get to the truth and to outwit her adversaries, Helena and Attila must solve the mystery of the painting''s origins.

Richly atmospheric, set in Strasbourg, Budapest, and Paris, this witty, sophisticated novel will satisfy readers of political thrillers by Alan Furst and Philip Kerr. Deceptions is a thinking-person''s thriller, a romp to the last satisfying page.

Anna Porter is the award-winning author of ten books. Her recent work includes the non-fiction In Other Words, How I Fell in Love with Canada One Book at a Time, and Buying a Better World, George Soros and Billionaire Philanthropy, and the mystery novel The Appraisal, the first Helena Marsh book. She co-founded Key Porter Books, an inf...
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Title:Deceptions: A Helena Marsh Novel
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.68 in
Published:April 6, 2021
Publisher:ECW Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781770415386

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