Two missing masterpieces scatter a trail of death in Book One of the Jessie O Bourne art mystery series Jessie, accompanied by her huge orange tomcat, Jack, returns to Sage Bluff to house sit for her dad and judge an art competition She is painting the morning light on a golden haystack, and absentmindedly brushes a note of turquoise onto the canvas, echoing a spot of co Two missing masterpieces scatter a trail of death in Book One of the Jessie O Bourne art mystery series Jessie, accompanied by her huge orange tomcat, Jack, returns to Sage Bluff to house sit for her dad and judge an art competition She is painting the morning light on a golden haystack, and absentmindedly brushes a note of turquoise onto the canvas, echoing a spot of color she sees Curious about the lovely spot of blue, the artist walks over to discover a shoe The mate is still on the foot of a dying Native American girl crammed between the hay bales She whispers to Jessie that her attacker was a cop The story becomes personal when old flame, Sheriff Russell Bonham, reveals that the girl had been attacked while on her way to speak to Jessie s family about two missing Thomas Moran masterpieces worth millions The paintings disappeared nearly a hundred years ago from St Benedict s Mission School Right after the unsolved murder of Jessie s great aunt Kate Having no idea who to trust, Jessie teams up with Arvid Abrahmsen, a huge Norwegian cop, and FBI art theft agent, Grant Kennedy, to search for the lost artwork and solve the murders, both the past and the present Death on Canvas is not a cliche who done it light mystery It has unexpected twists and turns, art tips, humor and glorious description of both the past and present Get A Copy Kindle Store Online StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple B
Death on Canvas Two missing masterpieces scatter a trail of death in Book One of the Jessie O Bourne art mystery series Jessie accompanied by her huge orange tomcat Jack returns to Sage Bluff to house sit for her
A great mystery I love it when authors bring in expertise in this case art into their writing It really pulls me in and enhances my reading experience I enjoyed the past to the present intrigue and characters I really liked the ending as it wasn t where I thought we were going A good read.
Wonderful mystery Well, I have to say that the ending was not at all what I expected You will have to read it yourself to see what I mean For a first novel, this book was well written and very well researched I hope there will be a sequel
Excellent mystery that surprised me and smashed my way too low expectations Missing paintings and a mystery that spans almost an entire century combine with a murdered student and drug trafficking for a complex mymstery Jessie O Bourne, a renown artist, returns to Montana to house sit while her father goes on his honeymoon Memories of her brother s death keep her from trusting his best friend and now cop In fact, just who can she trust Hope there is another book coming Soon.Thanks to netga Excel [...]
As good the second time I read Death on Canvas a year or so ago and thoroughly enjoyed it I recently decided to re read it and enjoyed it as much the second time It is the story about an artist who teams up with a colorful Norwegian cop to solve a mystery missing art and two murders that connect the present to the past This story is well written and keeps you in suspense to the end Well done, Mary Ann Cherry.
This is a first class mystery involving missing paintings, a century old school for Indian children, a modern day tale of heritage and inherited abilities, all set against the Big Sky background of rural Montana.I read this EARC courtesy of Net Galley and Books Go Social pub date 02 01 16
A lot going on in this story Is it all connected together somehow About a woman artist who traveled to show her art A famous painting given to her grandmother by that artist before she dies Murders happened , drugs came to their small town Who did what and why for what reason Her Xboyfriend always teased her about her art nah her painting aren t worth much money Little did he know stolen valuable art was the reason for all these killing and such but he didn t think so Down the line the A lot goi [...]
Death on Canvas by Mary Ann Cherry was a pleasant surprise This is book 1 in what I hope will be a series as I enjoyed it enough to follow this author s books This is a story that combines both historical intrigue and modern day mystery The author is an artist and her expertise and perceptions were present throughout the book The story never lagged for me and I found all of it interesting and at times funny I loved reading about the beautiful state of Montana and I love Jessie s cat Jack Death o [...]