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The Shroud

(Madison Dupre)

3.55  ·  Rating details ·  118 Ratings  ·  4 Reviews
Art investigator Madison Dupre knew the offer was too good to be true: $20,000 for a quick trip to Dubai, the fantastic Arabian Nights city on the Persian Gulf.  The call came from Sir Henri Lipton, a man who was supposed to be dead—and who she sincerely had hoped was burning in hell because he had ruined her career before his violent “demise.”  He told her only one tantal ...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published October 13th 2009 by Forge Books (first published 2009)
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Rosie Crawford
Jan 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
Nicely written story about a woman with a conscience who is down and out whose career as a museum curator has been unfairly ended. I learned a lot about the art business, where there are no saints. Lots of local color in lots of exotic places and a mystery to keep the story flowing.
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Тоа што ме привлече беа историските факти околу кои е креирана приказната, другото катастрофа.Можело и подобро да биде формирано сижето.
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Jan 15, 2010 rated it liked it
Stayed true to the style of Harold Robbins - sex, adventure and exotic locations.
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Born as Harold Rubin in New York City, he later claimed to be a Jewish orphan who had been raised in a Catholic boys home. In reality he was the son of well-educated Russian and Polish immigrants. He was reared by his pharmacist father and stepmother in Brooklyn.

His first book, Never Love a Stranger (1948), caused controversy with its graphic sexuality. Publisher Pat Knopf reportedly bought Never
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