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The Inadvertent Thief

4.08 of 5 stars 4.08  ·  rating details  ·  12 ratings  ·  5 reviews
As a security specialist, Vivien Flowers is a perfectionist. So when two very important paintings she had been hired to protect are stolen, her highly structured world is turned upside down and she must get them back. It’s too bad art theft is not very high on the Los Angeles Police Department’s list of priorities. So when Vivien is joined by a handsome insurance agent eag ...more
Published June 7th 2012 by Smashwords Edition
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Rochelle Campbell
The Inadvertent Thief by Leti Del Mar started off strongly. The characters drew me in and engaged me in their fast-paced drama. I kept swiping pages eager to know the in’s and out’s of the book’s opening drama – how did a thief steal two priceless paintings without setting off any security alarms?

The main character is Vivien who is the museum’s security expert who is expected to figure out how the thief did it and get both paintings back. For Vivien, the how it was done part is the one that is s
This book gives the reader a glimpse into the life of Vivien Flowers, an up and coming security specialist who makes her living making sure the fine art that she is entrusted with stays safe and secure. Everything is routine until one of her clients is robbed, and two valuable paintings- Summer and Fall by David de La Flor are taken from beneath her electronic and security camera nose. She then is forced to deal with the ineptness of the local authorities, and the help of a very handsome insuran ...more
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It took me a little while to get into the storyline, but once I did it was hard to put it down. The world building is well done. One of the things I enjoyed about the book was the suspense. Leti Del Mar's take on the suspense will certainly hold your attention. She does a great job of providing you with just enough information that you want to keep going.
I liked how Vivien and Walt/Nathan interacted in the beginning and how she saw him
Amanda Masters
I totally loved it! defiantly not my usual type of read. I was a bit skeptical at first but intrigued by the storyline. Leti Del Mar tells a story that captures you and then doesn't let go, I couldn't put the story down! Vivian is an amazing character who is so determined, witty, hardheaded, but at the same time easily hurt. She blends well into the world of art and security, and when she meets Walt/Nathan the book couldn't get any better!

Vivian Flowers specializes in protecting fine art but her
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