The Lethal Partner

The Lethal Partner

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The discovery of seven previously unknown Georgia O'Keeffe paintings sets not only Santa Fe, but the entire international art world, buzzing with excitement. Elijah Potts, successful author, skilled seducer, and shrewd owner of the Southwest Creations gallery, knows that this cache of canvases will be the crowning glory of his career--and the key to the fortune that he has always craved. Before the new O'Keeffes can be authenticated, the suave, elegant world of Elijah Potts starts to unravel. First Anita Montague, the manager of Elijah's gallery and his sometime lover, is murdered. Next the paintings disappear. And then Potts finds himself in jail, charged with Anita's murder. Is it a frame-up or is Elijah Potts a player in an elaborate game of forgery, greed, and deception? Mo Bowdre, with problems of his own, wants nothing to do with the police and media circus that descends on Santa Fe. But somehow he just can't keep out of it. And Mo's beautiful Hopi girlfriend Connie has a funny feeling that Potts isn't the man he appears to be.... the cops had located an abandoned mountain bike a€” a blue Single Track Trek 990 a€” behind some pyrocanthus bushes ... a couple of small wrenches, a pressure gauge, and an ownera#39;s manual which the uniform held up in a gloved hand.

Title:The Lethal Partner
Author:Jake Page
Publisher:UNM Press - 2003-03


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