in Plain Sight
Quinn was adamant; she was determined to show her grandfather's
paintings to Susa Donovan to see if he was as great as she thought
he was. Her father was equally adamant. He wanted nothing to dim
his chances of being appointed to a vacant judicial position. Not
understanding her parent's opposition, Lacey agreed to use the fictitious
name of January Marsh and leave only an email address to contact
her. Then she selected the limit of three paintings and headed for
Lacey hadn't counted on Ian Lapstrake. The security specialist had
gone into Lacey's shop to purchase a poster. Lacey hadn't counted
on him also being Susa's bodyguard.
Donovan, a famous artist, had agreed to appraise three paintings
per person for a charity event. Lacey swore him to secrecy. When
Susa declared them the work of Lewis Martin, Lacey realized why
her father didn't want anyone to see the paintings. Grandpa David
Quinn was a forger!
was sure no one would know, since she had given them another name
and no way to contact her but with the phony email address, but
someone had recognized the murder scene Quinn had painted. And that
someone was willing to kill to keep others from looking too closely
at that painting.
in Plain Sight is more of a romance novel where a murder is
solved than a pure mystery. I found the explicit sex unnecessary
and definitely unappealing. The foul language was also needless
and offensive. However, the basic story was good. The performance
by actress Maria Tucci was outstanding. Give this book a listen
and see for yourself.