By Estelle Ryan
Murdered artists. Masterful forgeries.
Art crime at its worst.
A easy homicide research quick becomes a quagmire of stolen Eurocorps guns, a money-laundering charity, solid paintings and high-ranking european officers abusing their power.
As an assurance investigator and global well known professional in nonverbal communique, Dr Genevieve Lenard faces the day-by-day problem of residing a winning, self sufficient lifestyles. rather simply because she has to accommodate her excessive functioning Autism. not anything - now not her experiences, her excessive IQ or her brilliant analytical talents - ready her for the adjustments approximately to occur in her life.
It began as a favour to aid her boss' acerbic good friend check out the homicide of a tender artist, yet quickly it proves to be way more advanced. pressured out of her predictable exercises, secure atmosphere and restricted social interplay, Genevieve is thrown into exploring the which means of friendship, increasing her social definitions, and for the 1st time in her existence join a staff in a race to prevent extra artists from being murdered.
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