The Art of Murder (Mass Market Paperbound)

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From the national bestselling author of Checked Out, Helen Hawthorne must pose as a painter to catch an artful killer . . .

The art world is a happening place--but a brush with death shouldn't be in the picture. Unfortunately, that's just what happens to Helen Hawthorne and her friend Margery. While touring gorgeous Bonnet House, a mansion turned museum, they note an up-and-coming artist in a painting class. When they later see her deadly end, Helen is hired to canvas the crime scene--undercover, of course.

Sketchy suspects lurk in the victim's past. Was the promising painter killed by her jealous husband? Her best friend? A rival using her artful wiles? With her husband, Phil, busy setting a trap for a gold thief, it's up to Helen to paint this killer into a corner...

About the Author


Elaine Viets has actually worked many of those dead-end jobs in her mystery novels, just like her character Helen Hawthorne. She is also the author of the Josie Marcus, Mystery Shopper series and numerous short stories. Elaine has won an Anthony Award and an Agatha Award. She lives in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, with her husband, reporter Don Crinklaw.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780451476142
ISBN-10: 045147614X
Publisher: Berkley Books
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2017
Pages: 320
Language: English
Series: Dead-End Job Mystery