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August 10-29

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Collector

The Collector

(mystery)

 Release date: August 11, 2015
at Le French Book

211  pages

ISBN: 978-1939474445

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SYNOPSIS

Some people collect art, others collect trouble. Marion Spicer spends her days examining auction catalogues and searching for stolen works of art. She is a top-notch investigator when it comes to eighteenth-century art. But for her it’s just a job and her life is well ordered. All this changes when she inherits a huge and very prestigious collection of pre-Columbian art from a father she never knew. There are conditions attached: she must first find three priceless statues. That is when her troubles begin. Her father’s death sparked much greed, and Marion finds herself facing the merciless microcosm of Paris art auctions and galleries, with its sharks, schemes, fences, traps, scams, and attacks. Her quest draws her into a world where people will kill for a love of beauty. [provided by the publisher]
Reviewers: the book contains some sex and violence

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Collector Anne Laure Thieblemont ©RobertTerzian An art reporter and trained gem specialist,
Anne-Laure Thiéblemont
is known for her investigations into stolen art
and gem trafficking.
She currently works as a magazine editor,
and splits her time between Paris and Marseille.

 ABOUT THE TRANSLATOR

Sophie Weiner is a freelance translator and book publishing assistant from Baltimore, Maryland. After earning degrees in French from Bucknell University and New York University, Sophie went on to complete a master’s in literary translation from the Sorbonne, where she focused her thesis on translating wordplay in works by Oulipo authors. She has translated and written for web-based companies dedicated to art, cinema, and fashion as well as for nonprofit organizations. Growing up with BabarMadeline, and The Little Prince, Sophie was bitten by the Francophile bug at an early age, and is fortunate enough to have lived in Paris, Lille, and the Loire Valley.
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VIRTUAL BOOK TOUR SCHEDULE

Monday, August 10
Review + Giveaway at Words And Peace

Wednesday, August 12
Review + Giveaway at I Wish I Lived in a Library

Tuesday, August 18
Review + Giveaway at Book Nerd

Wednesday, August 19
Review + Interview + Giveaway at Book And Ink

Thursday, August 20
Review + Excerpt +  Giveaway at
Musings of a Writer & Unabashed Francophile

Monday, August 24
Review + Giveaway at Queen of All She Reads

Thursday, August 27
Spotlight + Guest-Post + Giveaway at The Discerning Reader

Friday, August 28
Review + Giveaway at Griperang’s Bookmarks

Saturday, August 29
Review + Giveaway at Libri Amori Miei

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