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By Thomas Swan

Rumor has it mysterious Fabergé Egg disappeared within the days ahead of the Russian Revolution. it really is as much as Scotland backyard artwork crime detective Jack Oxby to resolve the secret and locate the notorious artwork treasure. difficulty is, whoever makes an attempt to discover the Fabergé Egg turns up lifeless. regardless of for Oxby, the fearless hero of Thomas Swan's earlier paintings crime thrillers, The Da Vinci Deception and The Cezanne Chase. The ultimate Fabergé is a page-turning novel of suspense that fanatics of the British tv sequence Lovejoy, the paintings heritage mysteries of Iain Pears, and the vintage movie The Thomas Crowne Affair, will completely enjoy.

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